Haaretz’s Jerusalem correspondent covered the story of the city’s unification in the wake of the Six-Day War. Fifty years later he revisits the the dramatic decision that changed the face of the Middle East
Netanyahu's bullying, bluster and hasbara cannot change the empirical facts: Jerusalem is more binational, more contested and more divided than at any point since 1967
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A 13-year-old boy from a refugee camp next to Bethlehem was killed by an IDF soldier for no apparent reason. The army's response: 'It was a mistake.'
The funeral of an 18-year-old Palestinian killed by Israeli troops at a checkpoint near Tul Karm was a relatively quiet affair. But the word in the territories is that if Israel exacerbates an already tense situation, a new intifada will erupt.
Why did soldiers fire at a deaf man who arrived at a West Bank checkpoint late at night, and prevent his evacuation by ambulance for an hour?
The Israeli army killed and wounded Palestinian children suspected of throwing stones even before the rules of engagement were revised. Some were crippled for life.
The swath of West Bank destruction by the Civil Administration continues, with 10 homes of Bedouin families demolished this week. That's how the school year started for one first-grader.
In one of its more widespread acts of demolition, the Civil Administration last week left 127 men, women and children without shelter in 42-degree-Celsius heat.
A conversation with the father of Mohammed Allaan, who is in the third month of a hunger strike, begun to protest his administrative detention.
Khader Adnan, who staged a 54-day hunger strike, explains the difference between saving a life and force-feeding, and dispenses some advice to another striker.
Hours after the Dawabsheh child was burned to death, an overwrought Laith Khaladi went with friends to a checkpoint, where they threw firebombs that did no damage. The soldiers retaliated, killing Laith.