WATCH: Shashi Naidoo apologises, announces trip to Palestine

Local celebrity and model Shashi Naidoo will be going on a fact-finding tour of the Palestinian territories, following public backlash about comments she made on social media. Watch.

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Israeli planes hit 25 targets in response to Gaza rocket fire - army

2018-06-20 09:20

Israeli fighter jets have hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, the army has said.

No room for nuance in Israel-Palestine debate - just ask Shashi Naidoo

2018-06-19 18:00

It is extremely possible and indeed quite common to support both Palestinians and Israelis in what is a seemingly intractable conflict where the leadership fails the people, writes Charisse Zeifert.

DA's confusion over Israel highlights SA's foreign policy chaos

2018-06-14 09:03

The remarks by MMC Mpho Phalatse at an event in which she spoke on behalf of the government of the City of Johannesburg could be a symptom of chaos in our foreign policy making, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Bunny ears, bow ties at annual Gay Pride Parade in Tel Aviv

2018-06-08 21:05

Ripped men in white underwear, pink bunny ears and black bow ties are gyrating through the streets of Tel Aviv for the annual Gay Pride Parade.

Fire kites from Gaza a burning issue for Israel

2018-06-07 21:20

Israeli farmer Avner Yona holds up a wooden-framed sheet of plastic almost as large as he is, fitted with a now blackened tail ribbon that shows the kite-maker's malicious intent.

Can the SA government help broker peace in the Middle East? One would think so

2018-06-06 13:23

The recent tweet by the South African government demanding that Israel immediately withdraws from Gaza is indicative of a serious problem, writes Howard Feldman.

Thousands at funeral for Gaza volunteer killed on Israel border

2018-06-02 23:05

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of a young female volunteer medic killed by Israeli fire in violence on the border in southern Gaza.

US will 'unquestionably veto' UN draft on protecting Palestinians

2018-06-01 11:18

The United States will 'unquestionably veto' a UN draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, US Ambassador Nikki Haley has said on the eve of a Security Council vote.

Israel hits more Hamas sites, denies ceasefire claims

2018-05-30 08:54

Israel says it has struck 25 more Hamas sites overnight after a barrage of rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip, denying Palestinian claims of a ceasefire after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.


Guess who SA invited to dinner...

2018-06-20 11:57

Something is very wrong. It is perplexing and disturbing, and it seems to make no sense. Pretty much like South Africa’s foreign policy in general, writes Howard Feldman.

BDS and Shashi Naidoo to hold press conference over celeb's Gaza comments

2018-06-19 22:18

Human rights and Palestinian solidarity organisation BDS South Africa will be holding a press conference with South African TV personality Shashi Naidoo following her recent pro-Israeli social media post.

‘Sperminator’ banned from making donations in Israel

2018-06-18 13:25

A notorious sperm donor who’s fathered children on more than one continent has been banned from siring any more offspring by Israel’s ministry of health.

Trump envoy, Palestinian mediator trade barbs in media

2018-06-11 13:27

President Donald Trump's special envoy for international negotiations has lashed out at a veteran Palestinian official saying his rhetoric hasn't brought peace closer.

Israel expects large turnout for Friday protest in Gaza

2018-06-08 11:18

The Israeli military is expecting a large turnout for a protest at the Israeli border in the Gaza Strip and is warning residents to stay far away.

Palestinian teen jailed over slap loses bid for release

2018-06-07 05:27

A Palestinian teen jailed for slapping an Israeli soldier near her home in the occupied West Bank has lost an appeal for her early release, her supporters have said.

Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire resumes

2018-06-03 18:57

The Israeli military says it has struck Hamas militant sites in Gaza in response to the resumption of rocket fire toward Israel.

Israel says Palestinian attacker shot dead in West Bank

2018-06-02 15:48

The Israeli military says a soldier shot and killed a Palestinian who tried to run over troops with a tractor in the West Bank.

Calm returns after most severe Israel-Gaza flare-up in years

2018-05-31 07:23

Calm has returned to the Gaza Strip and nearby Israeli communities after the worst military flare-up since a 2014 war raised fears of yet another full-blown conflict in the beleaguered Palestinian enclave.

Those biased against Israel complicit in Hamas propaganda

2018-05-29 10:24

Organising peaceful protests was never Hamas’s intention. Its purpose, as its own spokesmen explicitly stated time and again, was to incite a mass invasion of Israeli territory, writes David Saks.

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