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Hamas offers to return control of Gaza to Palestinian Authority

Hamas offers to return control of Gaza to Palestinian Authority

Hamas on Tuesday invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to send officials to Gaza to resume control of the coastal enclave the Islamic militant group seized a decade ago.
Beersheba centenary: let's remember that story is not the same as history | Paul Daley

Beersheba centenary: let's remember that story is not the same as history | Paul Daley

After being a footnote in military history for decades, the charge of Beersheba has its big moment thanks to the politics of remembrance I’d never heard of the charge of the Australian Light Horse at
Recognise Palestine to mark Balfour centenary, says Emily Thornberry

Recognise Palestine to mark Balfour centenary, says Emily Thornberry

Shadow foreign secretary urges formal UK recognition 100 years after declaration that paved way for creation of IsraelThe shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, is calling on the UK to mark the
Israel destroys tunnel from Gaza, killing seven Palestinians

Israel destroys tunnel from Gaza, killing seven Palestinians

Islamic Jihad puts fighters on alert after one of its commanders was killed in tunnel Israel called a ‘violation of sovereignty’Seven Palestinians, including an Islamic Jihad commander and two members
A peace to safeguard the rights of Palestinians | Letters

A peace to safeguard the rights of Palestinians | Letters

Britain should now recognise the state of Palestine alongside Israel, on 1967 lines, says a cross-party group of parliamentarians. Plus a letter from Julian Lush on Saudi ArabiaTheresa May will dine
Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering | Mahmoud Abbas

Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering | Mahmoud Abbas

A century ago, Arthur Balfour signed away Palestinians’ homeland and initiated decades of persecution. It is cause for humility, not celebration • Mahmoud Abbas is the Palestinian presidentMany
The Balfour Declaration review: conflict and coexistence in Israel’s promised land

The Balfour Declaration review: conflict and coexistence in Israel’s promised land

Jane Corbin’s primer on Palestinian-Israeli history highlights how bad Britain has been at solving problems it helped createIn the garden of his home in the Orthodox Jewish Israeli West Bank
Palestinians crash Banksy 'street party' satirising Balfour celebrations

Palestinians crash Banksy 'street party' satirising Balfour celebrations

Palestinian flag raised at event in Bethlehem held in week of centenary of declaration promising UK assistance in creation of Jewish homelandProtesters have crashed a tongue-in-cheek “street party”
Hamas hands control of Gaza crossings to Palestinian Authority

Hamas hands control of Gaza crossings to Palestinian Authority

Transfer of responsibility for key Gaza crossings part of reconciliation deal struck by rival Palestinian factionsThe Palestinian militant group Hamas has formally relinquished security control of key
The Balfour declaration isn’t history, it’s an everyday reality for Palestinian Arabs | Yasmeen el Khoudary

The Balfour declaration isn’t history, it’s an everyday reality for Palestinian Arabs | Yasmeen el Khoudary

In Palestine, Arabs are still silenced and sidelined by a declaration that is being commemorated as if it were a relic of empireA few weeks ago, I was returning to London from a trip abroad.
The Balfour declaration and failings in Palestinian leadership | Letters

The Balfour declaration and failings in Palestinian leadership | Letters

Mark Regev, Israel’s ambassador to the UK, responds to Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas’s Guardian article, while Ella Marks and Karl Sabbagh add to the debate about the promises made in the
The Guardian view on Israel and Palestine: escape the past | Editorial

The Guardian view on Israel and Palestine: escape the past | Editorial

The Guardian endorsed the Balfour declaration 100 years ago. But where the Palestinians and Israelis have ended up is not a place we would have wanted them to beWhen Arthur Balfour, then Britain’s
A century on from Balfour, I challenge Britain to finally do the right thing | Hanan Ashrawi

A century on from Balfour, I challenge Britain to finally do the right thing | Hanan Ashrawi

Rather than celebrate the calamitous declaration, the UK should recognise the injustice and help forge an independent Palestinian state • Hanan Ashrawi is a Palestinian politicianToday we mark the
May lauds UK role in creation of Israel at Balfour centenary dinner

May lauds UK role in creation of Israel at Balfour centenary dinner

PM reiterates commitment to two-state solution at event commemorating letter pledging British backing for a Jewish nation in PalestineTheresa May has said that Britain is “proud of our pioneering role
The 20 photographs of the week

The 20 photographs of the week

Banksy in Bethlehem, the aftermath of the Catalan referendum, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and the fight against Islamic State – the week’s biggest news stories captured by the world’s best
Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 – review

Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 – review

Ian Black brings a fresh perspective to one of the most closely studied conflicts on Earth, unpacking its complexities with clarity and candourIn 2015 a BBC2 documentary, Children of the Gaza War,
Foreign policy mistakes betray lack of a firm hand at No 10

Foreign policy mistakes betray lack of a firm hand at No 10

Priti Patel and Boris Johnson’s errors in sensitive areas add to the impression that the UK is a country adrift when it comes to diplomatic mattersStrong British prime ministers, such as Margaret
What did Israel hope to gain from Priti Patel's secret meetings?

What did Israel hope to gain from Priti Patel's secret meetings?

The international development secretary’s covert summer trip was a gift to Israelis who seek to influence British policyFor the second time in less than a year, Israeli efforts to discreetly influence
Priti Patel’s private diplomacy with Israel isn’t unique. But her case is the oddest | Azriel Bermant

Priti Patel’s private diplomacy with Israel isn’t unique. But her case is the oddest | Azriel Bermant

The UK politicians who ignore the Foreign Office to practise independent Middle East policy are usually prime ministers in a position to follow throughThe controversy over Priti Patel’s private
Scottish police thwarted Palestinian activists' right to protest in peace

Scottish police thwarted Palestinian activists' right to protest in peace

Police commission upheld three complaints by Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign over officers’ actions towards activists Police Scotland has been warned that it risked breaching the human rights