"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
Israeli paramilitary police shot a 17 year-old Palestinian dead on Saturday after he stabbed three Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City.
When is a hotel opening simultaneously a political statement and a work of art?
Nine houses in a Jewish town in the West Bank are evacuated after Israel's Supreme Court rules they were illegally built on Palestinian land.
Palestinians have marked the 23rd anniversary of the Hebron mosque massacre by calling for the reopening of the street on which it stands in the city.
Abbas pours scorn on Israeli settlement vote
Israel’s move to retroactively legalise thousands of settler homes in the West Bank has proved contentious.
Authorities reported at least 32 police officers have been injured during the planned evacuation which lasted two days.
Israel has announced plans for 2,500 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told senior ministers he is lifting restrictions on settlement building in East Jerusalem.
Israeli police say a Palestinian woman, shot and injured by security forces on Friday, had been trying to carry out a stabbing attack.
Plans for hundreds of new homes for Jews in mainly Arab East Jerusalem have been dropped by the city council on the personal request of the Israeli prime minister.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil
The US has taken the strongest action in years against long standing ally Israel.
After the US abstained from voting, the resolution was adopted with 14 votes in favour, to a round of applause.
Dozens of Jewish settlers and their supporters have vowed to resist the imminent eviction of an illegal outpost in the West Bank, after recently rejecting a government relocation deal to move to a nea
Hebron is one of the most volatile places in the occupied West Bank.
Founded in 1961, Hirbawi Textiles almost shut its doors until Kuwaiti activists launched a Facebook page and saved the business.
Five years after the Palestinian Territories applied to be considered the UN's 194th member state, conditions in East Jerusalem are getting worse.
Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.
Milk and honey are not the only things that flow from the olive tree-peppered hills of Ramallah. There is also beer.