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Experts say Gaza and Israel have fought with restraint, but rising tensions could still flare into ‘an unnecessary war’

Lasting peace hinges on restraint for both sides — but experts question how long Israelis will support Netanyahu's nuanced approach to peace.
An explosion is seen during an Israeli air strike on Hamas's television station in Gaza City on Monday.

Israel and Hamas’ massive overnight rocket battle threatens to become a major war

A botched Israeli operation that killed seven Palestinian fighters and Hamas' response with rockets means fighting has reached levels not seen since 2014.

A Palestinian-American billionaire says the biggest challenge facing his $1.4 billion luxury city in the heart of Palestine nearly bankrupted the proj...

Rawabi is the first planned city in the West Bank built by and for Palestinians. But the project nearly went bankrupt over one crucial issue: water.
Bashar Masri sees a new future ahead for Palestine.

A Palestinian-American billionaire building a $1.4 billion city in Palestine says it’s a ‘golden opportunity’ to build a ‘mode...

Rawabi is the first planned city in the West Bank built by and for Palestinians. The $1.4 billion project is the brainchild of Bashar al-Masri, a Palestinian-American billionaire. Masri hopes the city can form the economic backbone of the nascent Palestinian state.
Bashar Masri sees a new future ahead for Palestine.

A Palestinian-American billionaire thinks activists boycotting Israel are going about it all wrong

Rawabi is the first planned city in the West Bank built by and for Palestinians. The $1.4 billion project is the brainchild of Bashar al-Masri, a Palestinian-American billionaire. Masri hopes the city can form the economic backbone of the nascent Palestinian state.
Bashar Masri sees a new future ahead for Palestine.

A Palestinian-American billionaire built a $1.4 billion luxury city from scratch in the desert to be a ‘Marshall Plan’ for Palestine’...

Rawabi is the first planned city in the West Bank built by and for Palestinians. The $1.4 billion project is the brainchild of Bashar al-Masri, a Palestinian-American billionaire. Masri hopes the city can form the economic backbone of the nascent Palestinian state.
Palestinians working in Israel cross through Israeli Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah April 25, 2017.

I took the excruciating 10-mile journey through Israel’s most notorious military checkpoint that adds hours to the daily commute for 26,000 Pale...

The Qalandiya military checkpoint in the Palestinian West Bank is the main crossing for thousands of Palestinians to cross into East Jerusalem and Israel. Around 26,000 Palestinians make the excruciating commute every day. I recently went.
Tour guide Eliyahu McLean in front of the building known as the Cave of the Patriarchs to Jews and Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslims.

A religious site in the most contested city in Israel with a complicated, bloody history is the center of gravity for the Israel-Palestine conflict

The most tense religious site in the Middle East may be the building known as Ibrahimi Mosque to Muslims and Cave of the Patriarchs to Jews. Its history says a lot about the Israel-Palestine conflict. I recently visited.
A statue of Israel's first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, doing a handstand is a main feature of Frishman Beach.

A visit to Israel’s wall with Palestine gave me a sobering perspective

Call it a "barrier," call it a "wall," or a "fence," or whatever you want — the massive grey slabs of concrete separating Israel from the West Bank are a horrific reminder that walls come with their own problems.

PKR MP Nurul Izzah has officially extended the invitation to band Radiohead to perform in Malaysia – and she wants it to be done in the name of ...

In 2013, Nurul Izzah promised to bring band Radiohead to Malaysia. The MP is now campaigning hard to make it happen.