The growing proportion of young adults now in their 20s and 30s – who do not belong to any organised faith is changing the US’s religious landscape.
The synagogue slaughter in Jerusalem this week has introduced a tense new dimension to the conflict in the region.
Ultraorthodox Jewish men are disrupting El Al flights, causing the carrier to be criticised for allowing it.
Israel’s ‘victory’ has left Gaza City in ruins, but the 50-day war has strengthened Hamas’s influence.
Children older than six have now survived three wars; their sleep is filled with nightmares.
The annual global trends report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) paints a very bleak picture.
Meriam Ibrahim, who was imprisoned for marrying a Christian and sentenced to 100 lashes and hanging for apostasy, has been released.
The former Israeli prime minister and military man's legacy is that of "The Bulldozer" – a polarising builder and destroyer.
Thousands of African refugees have gone on strike against the Israeli government's "criminalisation" and "dehumanisation" of asylum seekers.
The first meetings between Palestinian and Israeli officials have been hailed as 'positive' and 'constructive'.