Israel Palestine

  • June 12, 2011

    Israeli and Palestinian politicians have condemned an arson attack on a West Bank mosque, but Palestinians accused Israel of "turning a blind eye" to such attacks.

  • May 25, 2011

    A Church of Scotland call for a UK ban of goods from unlawful Israeli settlements has had to be withdrawn because of a legal threat in Israel.

  • May 10, 2011

    The WCC general secretary hopes that an inter-Palestinian agreement will strengthen the search for a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Israel/Palestine.

  • March 25, 2011

    "In mourning the nine lives lost in Gaza and the one life lost in Jerusalem this week," says Jewish Voice for Peace, "we reject the pattern of condemning the deaths of Israelis while ignoring the deaths of Palestinians. We do not discriminate. One life lost is one life too many - whether Palestinian or Israeli." JVP also situate the events within the context of 44 years of the Israeli occupation of Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem.

  • March 18, 2011

    The Anglican bishop in Jerusalem has gone to court to seek a renewal of the Israeli residency permit that allows him to live and work in the ancient city.

  • November 21, 2010

    In the northern West Bank Palestinian farmers face the threat of attacks and damage to their trees from Israeli settlers, in the Bethlehem they are denied access to their land.