Topic: Mahmoud Abbas

The German and Israeli flags flying in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Schlesinger)

Israel in the media

Fighting the empty phrase

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

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

Palestinian schoolgirls from Hebron on their way to school (photo: HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)

Hebron: a divided city

"Palestine is like a prison"

Palestinian youths engaged in street battles with Israeli security forces on 7 November 2014 in East Jerusalem (photo: Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

Attacks and unrest in Jerusalem

A third intifada in the making?

Germany's foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the gathering of EU foreign ministers in Brussels on 22 July 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Germany's shared responsibility for the Gaza conflict and its end

Déjà vu in Gaza

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with his new government of national unity (Photo: Reuters)

Europe and the Gaza conflict


"The Europeans must conduct a direct dialogue with Hamas"

Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority President (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

The EU and the Gaza conflict

"Effective diplomacy needs engagement with all sides"

Amos Oz (photo: picture-alliance/ZB)

Interview with Amos Oz


"For Israel, it is a lose-lose situation"

Ruins of a house in Gaza after a rocket attack on 13.07.2014. Photo: Reuters

Escalation in the Middle East

Provocation and violence

Members of the Israeli army carrying out a raid in Hebron on 21 June 2014 (photo: Reuters/Mussa Qawasma)

The Israeli army in the West Bank


The punishment of Palestinian citizens

Hamas chief Ismail Hanija (right) and Fatah representative Azzam al-Ahmed in Gaza City on 23 April 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah

No peace without Palestinian unity

The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem (photo: dpa)

Essay by Tony Klug

Two States – by Design or Disaster

Uri Avnery (photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the Israeli Peace Activist Uri Avnery

''Israel Needs Peace, Not Settlements''

Daniel Barenboim (photo: dpa)

Commentary by Daniel Barenboim

Perhaps the Last Chance