Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  • February 26, 2009

    For Palestinian residents of Beit Sahour, living in church-owned houses, the return of the Israeli trucks signals the beginning of more trouble and further house demolitions, it is feared.

  • February 25, 2009

    Both Israel and Hamas used imported weapons to carry attack civilians, Amnesty International said in fresh evidence on the munitions used during the three-week conflict in Gaza and southern Israel.

  • February 20, 2009

    In a move likely to increase accusations of lack of public accountability, the BBC Trust has found that the BBC acted "reasonably" in refusing to screen a non-political humanitarian appeal for Gaza.

  • February 19, 2009

    Since 9/11 there has been a huge growth in the number of books that seek to explain and analyse the phenomenon of high-profile violent attacks by extremist Islamist groups. Ben White examines a contribution by high-profile Christian writer Patrick Sookhdeo.

  • February 16, 2009

    Amnesty International says it has evidence that Hamas forces and militias have been involved in a ruthless crackdown on opponents in the wake of the Israeli military action in the territory.

  • February 14, 2009

    British church leaders of various denominations laced up their hiking boots, hoisted rucksacks and gathered laptops this week in order to publicise a unique virtual 'Journey to Jerusalem' for Lent 2009.

  • February 13, 2009

    Talking with some and not to others while sealing off Gaza has been tried for a number of years, says Cecilie Surasky. This has brought immeasurable suffering to the besieged Palestinians in Gaza and great trauma to the citizens of Sderot in Israel. We need change.

  • February 12, 2009

    A delegation from the British section of the ecumenical Catholic peace movement Pax Christi has set off on a six-day support and learning visit to various parts of Israel-Palestine.

  • February 12, 2009

    Egyptian police have released an activist with Egyptian and German citizenship who was arrested after he took part in a march supporting Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

  • February 10, 2009

    US church leaders have sent a letter to Israel’s ambassador to the USA expressing “grave concern” as to why why a Lutheran bishop and an Episcopal bishop were denied entry to Gaza on 4 February 2009.