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An Israeli man has been jailed for setting fire to a church which Christians believe is the location of one of Jesus' most well-known miracles.

Comment: Israel's brutal practices targeting Palestinian residents of Jerusalem make life unlivable for many, writes Thayer Hastings.

Nazareth's mystery mural as an emblem of Palestinian resistance

Gawan Mac Greigair

Nazareth's mystery mural as an emblem of Palestinian resistance

In-depth: The Israeli authorities have painted over a mural dedicated to the 1948 Nakba seven times - but local activists continue to repaint it, writes Gawain Mac Greigair.

Wajib: A Palestinian film about real life in Palestine

Robert Cusack

Wajib: A Palestinian film about real life in Palestine

Film review: Wajib tackles the complex relationship between a Palestinian father and son, divided by their completely different world ...

Israel moves to revoke Palestinian thinker Azmi Bishara’s citizenship

The New Arab

Israel moves to revoke Palestinian thinker Azmi Bishara’s citizenship

Israel's interior minister on Sunday said he was seeking to strip Azmi Bishara of his Israeli citizenship

The New Arab & agencies

Court convicts Israeli man for arson at 'miracle' church

A court in Nazareth has convicted a 22-year-old Israeli settler for an arson attack at the church where Christians believe Jesus performed the miracle of the loaves and fishes.

The New Arab & agencies

‘No future’ for the last Arab-Christians of Israeli-occupied Golan

Before Israel's occupation, Christians accounted for 12 percent of the population of the Golan, which then had 340 villages and 150,000 ...

Charlie Hoyle

Tensions escalate in Israel, Hizballah war of words

Simmering tensions between Israel and Lebanon's powerful Hizballah group have escalated in recent days, with both sides issuing barbed threats ...

The New Arab & agencies

Family of Palestinian toddler burned alive will sue Israel

Six-year-old Ahmed Dawabsheh's extended family are seeking an admission of responsibility and a payout from Israel over a firebomb attack that ...

Supermodel Bella Hadid 'proud' to be a Muslim

The New Arab

Supermodel Bella Hadid 'proud' to be a Muslim

The half-Palestinian model opens up about her Islamic faith and her father's experience as a refugee in an interview with Porter magazine.

The New Arab

I'm a proud Muslim, says half-Palestinian supermodel Bella Hadid

The half-Palestinian model opens up about her Islamic faith and her father's experience as a refugee in an interview with Porter magazine.

Palm Springs presents cinema a world away from Hollywood

Hadani Ditmars

Palm Springs presents cinema a world away from Hollywood

Society: The annual international film festival is only 100 miles from Western cinema's iconic home, but offers delights from around the globe, ...

Christians eager to protect Nazareth's biblical origins at Christmas

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Christians eager to protect Nazareth's biblical origins at Christmas

Christmas in Nazareth is becoming an increasingly popular destination for residents, tourists and pilgrims alike, but some fear the ...

<em>Nazareth</em>: First library for people with reading disabilities launched

The New Arab

Nazareth: First library for people with reading disabilities launched

Close your eyes and read: A Palestinian-Israeli NGO has launched a bold new project to encourage reading among those with visual impairments in ...

Facebook: Israeli security forces and the NYPD's new battleground

Nick Rodrigo

Facebook: Israeli security forces and the NYPD's new battleground

Comment: Like the NYPD in New York, Israeli authorities are using draconian laws and newly formed cyber units to monitor individuals engaged in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli crackdown intensifies against Palestinian political party

A total of 36 activists and officials have now been detained by Israeli police investigating allegations of fraud and money laundering.

Belal Dabour

In memory of the Nakba: Preserving Palestine's collective narrative

Comment: If this is your land, where are your stories? asks Belal Dabour, as Palestinians across the world mark the anniversary of their ...

Imogen Lambert

Palestinian woman detained by Israel over poem

Blog: Israel continues to detain a Palestinian woman for publishing literary material on social media.

Dima Choukr

Elia Suleiman: Pure cinema is spontaneous

Culture: Dima Choukr speaks with the Palestinian director about the themes of his films, his techniques, the Israeli occupation and his recent ...

Israeli-Arab schools strike in solidarity with Christian students

AAAJ and agencies

Israeli-Arab schools strike in solidarity with Christian students

All Arab schools in Israel on Monday joined the on-going strike by Christian students in protest at the discriminatory allocation of funding ...

Alex Wright

Israeli town names square after former Egyptian president

Kafr Manda, a town in northern Israel, has named a new square after former Egyptian President Gamal Abd al-Nasser, causing a stir among locals.

British-Iranian singer Sami Yusuf 'banned by his own'

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

British-Iranian singer Sami Yusuf 'banned by his own'

Renowned Iranian-born British singer, Sami Yusuf, has been banned by state television in Iran because of his recent performance in the city of ...

Palestinian satellite TV airs despite Israeli intimidation

AAAJ and agencies

Palestinian satellite TV airs despite Israeli intimidation

Now broadcasting live from a West Bank parking lot, a new Palestinian-funded satellite channel for Israel's Palestinian citizens already found ...

Israeli says it arrested Jewish suspects in church attack

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Israeli says it arrested Jewish suspects in church attack

Israel on Sunday said that several Jewish extremists, suspected of being behind an arson attack on a Christian holy site, have been arrested.

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