A doctor checks Osama Hajahjeh, 16, at the Beit Jala hospital on Monday. Associated Press
Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority (PA), where opposition to a long-awaited US peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong.
Palestinian officials say dozens of prisoners in Israeli jails have ended a hunger strike over phone privileges.
Ahead of Israel’s April 9th general election, a poll conducted by the army radio found a newly minted opposition party was still leading the long dominant Likud by a narrow margin. The Blue and White party, led by Benny Ganz, was set to receive 30 seats and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s
There’s a young boy in the UK, in his late teens, doing time in prison for killing another teen. Now one would think being in prison would teach him a life-long lesson. But we’d be wrong. It turns out that from the teen killer’s perspective, prison was probably the best thing that could have happened to him.
Protesters in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua set fire to tyres and torched a local parliament building on Monday after a demonstration against the recent detention of scores of Papuan students,
The United States no longer has military primacy in the Pacific and could struggle to defend allies against China, a top Australian think tank has warned.
Thirty years ago on Monday Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hundreds of them rejoiced. The Iron Curtain was passing into history.