Peter Beaumont

What life without toilets looks like

Open defecation is a reality for many people around the world. Here's what it translates to.

Israel woos Oscar glitterati with luxury trip

Pro-Israeli groups spend large sums on efforts to promote the country's image

Netanyahu under fire for Hitler claim

Israeli PM accused of aiding Holocaust deniers by saying grand mufti gave Hitler idea to kill Jews.

World must deal with root causes of Palestinian/Israeli conflict

Jailed Palestinian leader calls on international community to tackle root cause of violence between Palestinians and Israelis.

Jerusalem on the brink of civil war

Both Jews and Arabs have been seized by fear, and a call to arms has heightened tensions.

This unrest evokes a third intifada

Violence is escalating in Israel and Palestine but no one is sure whether this is another uprising.

War zone is better than Jordan camps

As aid dwindles, more refugees are risking the trip to Europe – or taking their chances back in Syria.

Row over messianic red heifer divides Jewish activists

Agriculture researchers, US exporters and Jewish activists clash over plans to breed a holy cow.

Israel turns up heat on activist group

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is 'anti-Semitic' and a 'first-rate strategic threat'.

Israel’s ‘apartheid’ bus plan stops

A three-month pilot scheme would have imposed strict new controls on thousands of Palestinians with permits to work in Israel,

Hamas here to stay, says head of Israeli’s southern command

Despite his unusually pragmatic outlook, Turgeman predicted that periodic conflict with Hamas in Gaza appeared inevitable.

Putin authorises delivery of missile system to Iran

Vladimir Putin has opened the way for the controversial delivery of a sophisticated missile system to Iran - embargoed for the past five years.

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