Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  • October 26, 2010

    Settlers' leaders confirm construction has begun on some 600 new housing units in the occupied West Bank since the Israeli settlement freeze ended.

  • September 10, 2010

    There is no shortage of reporting, analysis, and opinion about Palestine-Israel, says Timothy Seidel, and no shortage of expressions of personal commitments to ‘peace’. But the journey required of Christians and others by the Kairos Palestine Document is altogether tougher.

  • September 1, 2010

    Politicians need to focus on the human face of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, not their own political agendas, says a prominent churches' leader.

  • September 1, 2010

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned the killings of the four Israeli settlers near Hebron in the West Bank.

  • September 1, 2010

    Deeply embedded in the religions of the Abrahamic tradition in this region, Judaism, Islam and Christianity, is the sense of loving your neighbour as being rooted in the adoration and love of God, says Mark Beach. Despite the complexities of the politics and religious differences which are steeped in the recent tragedies as much as historical events of Palestine and Israel, this is a powerful resource for change.

  • August 28, 2010

    As key talks loom again, World Council of Churches delegation is travelling to the region to emphasise the need for a “just peace”.

  • August 26, 2010

    The prospects for progress in the direct Israeli-Palestinian talks in Washington look meagre, says Paul Rogers. But breakthrough is essential if Israel is to be saved from itself.

  • August 21, 2010

    The US government has invited the two major parties to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to a summit in Washington on 2 September 2010.

  • August 20, 2010

    An important way to challenge the separation wall in Israel is to build as many human bridges across it as possible, Archbishop Elias Chacour says.

  • August 20, 2010

    Archbishop Elias Chacour, who is both a Palestinian and a citizen of Israel, has told a large gathering in Edinburgh that a peaceful future depends on education.