Below are daily news feeds from several publications that cover the Middle East. Recommended web sites to check regularly are Ha'aretz.com (an Israeli newspaper) and Maan News (a Palestinian newspaper). BBC News (a British source covering the Middle East. IMEU (Institute for Middle East Understanding) provides a summary of media highlights covering Israel and Palestine. The Jerusalem Post provides an opportunity to read news that generally mirrors Israel's official positions.

  • Institute for Middle East Understanding

    The Institute for Middle East Understanding offers journalists and editors quick access to information about Palestine and the Palestinians.

    • Could Trump Be Palestinians’ Best Hope?
      May 23, 2017 - 08:59:00 AM
      Recent events have left Palestinians in an odd position: The absence of a clear strategy by a U.S. administration to resolve the conflict with Israel may have become the best bet for statehood they’ve had in years. This, at least, seems to be the thinking of Mahmoud Abbas...
    • Donald Trump Ends Middle East Tour
      May 23, 2017 - 07:25:00 AM
      US President Donald Trump has wrapped up a two-day visit to Israel and the Occupied Territories where he met Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
    • Two Palestinian Children Die by Israeli Fire
      May 23, 2017 - 07:10:00 AM
      While US President Donald Trump’s visit to the region dominated headlines, several Palestinian children were shot and injured by Israeli forces, one of them fatally, and another died of wounds sustained months earlier.
    • Palestinians on Strike in Solidarity with Prisoners
      May 22, 2017 - 09:05:00 AM
      Israeli forces have shot and injured at least 11 Palestinian protesters who staged a general strike in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the besieged Gaza Strip in support of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.
    • How Israel Is Targeting Palestinian Institutions
      May 20, 2017 - 07:59:00 AM
      When Israeli police showed up at the maps and survey department of the Arab Studies Society's office in Jerusalem last month, director Khalil Tufakji was surprised to receive a six-month shutdown order.
    • Life Behind Israel’s Checkpoints
      May 20, 2017 - 07:40:00 AM
      Every conflict has its heroes. In Palestine they’re the taxi drivers. After living for half a century under occupation, I can no longer endure the anxiety of what might appear on the road, whether it is angry drivers bottlenecked...
    • The Legal Status of Jerusalem
      May 17, 2017 - 09:30:00 AM
      Under international law, East Jerusalem (including the Old City and its holy sites) are not legally part of Israel.Since Israel's establishment in 1948, the US and international community have refused to recognize the sovereignty of any country to any part of Jerusalem in the absence of a permanent Arab-Israeli peace agreement.
    • US Ambassador David Friedman Arrives in Israel
      May 17, 2017 - 08:14:00 AM
      David Friedman, the controversial new US ambassador to Israel, has arrived in the country to take up his post, just days before a visit by US President Donald Trump. Friedman, who presented his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin...
    • Palestinians Face Biggest Expulsion in Years by Settlers in Jerusalem
      May 17, 2017 - 07:28:00 AM
      A private settler organization is planning “the most extensive expulsion scheme in recent years,” in the Batan al-Hawa area of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem, the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem is warning.
    • Warm Start With Israel Cools as Trump Prepares Visit. What Happened?
      May 17, 2017 - 07:23:00 AM
      President Trump’s visit to Jerusalem next week has spun into a difficult diplomatic test with Israel, one of the United States’ firmest allies. Not only has Mr. Trump given Russian diplomats intelligence that officials say came from Israel, but some of his aides...
  • Ha'aretz

    The online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, with real-time breaking news, opinions and analysis from Israel and the Middle East.


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