Palestine

Bedouin under attack from Sinai to Hebron

The Egyptian army is destroying hundreds of Bedouin homes along the Gaza border to create a "security zone," while the Israeli army razed more Bedouin homes on the West Bank.

Greater Middle East

Egypt: jihad against feloul?

With Field Marshal al-Sisi consolidating his rule in alliance with Mubarak-era "left-overs," a Qaedist insurgency is rapidly spreading from the Sinai to the rest of Egypt.

Greater Middle East

Did climate change spark Syria crisis?

A jet stream blockage related to climate change caused the Russian wheat crop to fail in 2010, halting exports to Syria and the Arab world, and fueling unrest and revolt.

Greater Middle East

Egypt: 25 soldiers killed by militants in Sinai

At least 25 Egyptian soldiers were killed by militants in an ambush on their convoy in the Sinai peninsula—the scene of daily attacks on security forces since the coup.

Palestine

Israel razes Bedouin village —again

Israeli forces used bulldozers to demolish the “unrecognized” Bedouin village of al-Araqeeb in the Negev desert—amid protests over a Knesset bill that would expropriate Bedouin lands.