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Microsoft funded an Israeli facial recognition startup whose tech is reportedly being used to secretly surveil Palestinians

Microsoft funded an Israeli startup that makes facial recognition reportedly used to secretly watch Palestinians living in the West Bank.
Clouds hover over the Dead Sea on Dec. 6, 2010.

Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage at a campaign rally after a rocket was launched towards the Israeli city where he was speaking

Earlier on Tuesday, Netanyahu announced that Israel would annex portions of the West Bank if he wins the upcoming snap elections slated for next week.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar discuss travel restrictions to Palestine and Israel in St. Paul, Minnesota on August 19, 2019

Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar don’t want to talk about the problematic past of Miftah, the group that was going to host their trip to Israel and ...

Miftah, the group that was to host Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib's trip to the West Bank, has published anti-Semitism and support for suicide bombers.
FILE PHOTO - House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on the "Trump Administration's Response to the Drug Crisis-Part II" on Capitol Hill

Israel decides to let Rep. Rashida Tlaib enter the country on humanitarian grounds, despite pressure from Trump to bar her

Trump said letting Tlaib or Rep. Ilhan Omar enter Israel would "show great weakness" — a rare move by a US president against members of Congress.
Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is gay and married to another man, addresses the Capital Pride LGBTQ celebration at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. June 8, 2019

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart f...

"A supporter of Israel may also oppose the policies of the Israeli right-wing government," Buttigieg said Tuesday.
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.
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.