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Charlie Hoyle is a Middle East-focused journalist specialising in Palestinian affairs. Follow him on Twitter: @CharlieCHoyle

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Israeli-backed massacre of Palestinian refugees remembered 36 years later

16 September, 2018

On 16 September, Lebanese Phalange militiamen stormed the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps and began a massacre which killed up to 3,500 Palestinians.

Token Israeli funding for anti-Iran fighters in Syria withdrawn

09 September, 2018

Israel had paid anti-Iran fighters $75 a month, but had not supported rebel groups in their fight against Bashar al-Assad.

Netanyahu: When it comes to Israel, might is right

31 August, 2018

Netanyahu issued a disturbing warning to the country's regional rivals on Thursday, declaring that the Israeli state has the means to destroy them.

Besieged Bethlehem: Jesus' birthplace crippled by Israeli occupation

03 August, 2018

Bethlehem is suffocated by gun turrets and barbed wire, with Israel's eight-meter high segregation wall eclipsing verdant pastures and rolling hills.

Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

12 July, 2018

Security forces trained and financed by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen have engaged in enforced disappearances, torture and arbitrary arrests during the country's war, reveals a new report.

Entire generation of Gaza children traumatised by war, blockade

04 June, 2018

With up to 45 percent of Gaza's population under the age of 14, children are disproportionately impacted by war and the Israeli blockade.

Thousands flee from Saudi-backed offensive in Yemen's Hodeidah

17 May, 2018

According to the United Nations, clashes along Yemen's western coast have displaced around 100,000 people in recent months, most of them from Hodeidah Governorate.

Israel is waging war on Palestinian education and schoolchildren

27 April, 2018

In-depth: Forty-four schools are at risk of full or partial demolition because Israeli authorities say they were built illegally, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.

Explainer: Life in Gaza under Israel's blockade

11 April, 2018

Gaza is one of the most densely populated territories on the planet, with two million Palestinians crammed into just 362 square kilometres – and unable to leave

Airstrike civilian-fatalities doubled in 2017, driven by Iraq, Syria

09 January, 2018

The huge increase in airstrikes and civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria was driven by US-led military operations to defeat the Islamic State group.

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

12 December, 2017

Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has left Palestinian Christians dismayed, with communities worried about their future in the city following the historic shift in US foreign policy.

What was the Balfour Declaration?

30 October, 2017

Explainer: One hundred years ago, on 2 November, 1917, then British Foreign Secretary James Balfour wrote a signed letter to Walter Rothschild, a committed British Zionist peer and aristocrat.

Charlie Hoyle
Charlie Hoyle

Charlie Hoyle is a Middle East-focused journalist specialising in Palestinian affairs. Follow him on Twitter: @CharlieCHoyle

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