Country: Palestinian Territories

Susan Abulhawa (photo: Chase Burkett)

"The Blue Between Sky and Water" by Susan Abulhawa


Love and suffering in Gaza

Palestinian demonstrator in Gaza (photo: Reuters/M. Salem)

Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Third intifada looming

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Mahmoud Abbas and the PLO

Palestine′s office-weary regent

Young people celebrate the Holi-inspired Festival of Colour in Ramallah, 27 August 2015 (photo: Shadi Hatem)

Life in the West Bank

The changing face of Ramallah

Atef Abu Saif (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/N. Nasser)

Book review: "The Drone Eats with Me" by Atef Abu Saif

A war without distinct edges

Demetrios Karamintzas (photo: Demetrios Karamintzas)

Interview with oboist Demetrios Karamintzas

"These children deserve the same opportunities as children anywhere else"

Eric Maddox addressing a gathering of people taking part in a Virtual Iftar Project dinner (photo: Lora Lucero)

The Virtual Iftar Project


"It is harder to ignore, vilify or harm those with whom we have broken bread"

Menaship founder Nawal Abu Sultan working at the Sky Geeks co-working space in Gaza City (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Young women and start-ups in Gaza

Getting down to business

Khaled Diab in the Holy Land (photo: Khaled Diab)

Book review: Khaled Diab's "Intimate Enemies: Living with Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land"

Prioritising the people

Nabil Al Raee (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Interview with Nabil Al Raee of the Freedom Theatre

"We need more time to be more free"

A Palestinian flag caught in barbed wire near Ni'lin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Israeli economist Shir Hever

An economy of disparities

A view of the ancient synagogue, which was later turned into a mosque, from the road leading to Khirbet Susiya (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

The Palestinian village of Susiya


Archaeology of a dispossession

Amjad Nasser (photo: Amjad Nasser)

Amjad Nasser on the role of Arab writers in Arab society

Speaking out in societies without words

Likud campaign worker puts up a poster of Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem (photo: Reuters/R. Zvulun)

After the election in Israel

Palestine's hope in Netanyahu

Bottles of Taybeh's "Nadim" wine, Arabic for "drinking buddy" (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

The Taybeh Vinfest, West Bank

Turning water into wine

Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrate as election results come in, Tel Aviv, 17 March 2015 (photo: Getty Images/L. Mizrahi)

General election in Israel

Disillusionment and hope