Ahead of elections in Israel, ultra-ultra-nationalists using overtly racist rhetoric are surging in the polls.
South Africa must use its influence to take down the ineffective quartet and reach a two-state solution, writes Bongie Mcakuvana.
Three weeks later, Gaza City has almost returned to what passes for normal in this overcrowded, impoverished and war-ravaged strip of land.
The support of the US and Britain allows Israel to continue its policy of occupation and aggression, says Seumas Milne.
Although Hamas leadership is in hiding, Israel's missiles have failed to obliterate its authority, writes Chris McGreal in Beit Lahiya.
Recent attacks on the Jewish National Fund can only be seen as part of the decades-long struggle to exclude Jews from the Middle East.
To equate Israel with apartheid, as Gideon Levy does displays a profound ignorance of the horror that was South Africa.
The removal of a billboard graphically explaining the expanding Israeli occupation of Palestinian land looks set to culminate in a legal battle.
Israel's continuing developments on the West Bank imperil Obama's model for peace in the Middle East.
Caroline Suzman's exhibition Crossing Over is an attempt to portray what remains of everyday life amid the Middle East conflict.
Lash out or dig in? The quandary Israelis call existential seems close to decision-point.
A US millionaire's charity is building Jewish homes in the most sensitive Palestinian territory. Chris McGreal reports.