In December 1984, LIFE magazine—then in its two-decade-long run as a monthly—published an article and photographs on “the busiest bomb squad in the world.”...
Seven decades ago, in the midst of a civil war and at the tail end of the decades-long British Mandate for Palestine, the state of Israel was born. The...
From the result of the Scottish referendum and children returning to bombed out classrooms in Gaza to the Pope marrying 20 couples and NASA’s next exploration...
In 1963, the political theorist Hannah Arendt added a chilling (and, ultimately, controversial because so often misunderstood) phrase to the international...
Street protests broke out in West Bank last week in support of Palestinians held in Israeli jails. They focused on the plight of four inmates who had been on...
The tunnels under the border between Gaza and Egypt were flooded by Egyptian forces last week. The country is worried about the two-way flow of smuggled arms...
Girded against the enmity of the Palestinians who surround them, the settlers carry on. Photographs by Uriel Sinai / Getty for TIME
The latest raids began days after a six-month cease-fire lapsed, resulting in some of the deadliest violence in the troubled territory in decades.
Israel strikes at Salah Shehade, killing the Hamas leader and 14 others
An flood of Palestinians into Egypt seeking daily necessities complicates relations between two Arab neighbors
Jerusalem suffers two suicide bombings in two days
Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip attempt to rebuild their shattered communities
Palestinian investors and entrepreneurs aren't waiting for independent statehood to create a sustainable economy Photographs by Yoray Liberman for TIME
After weeks of deadly Israeli attacks, the residents of the Gaza Strip try to make sense of what is left
TIME Europe's photographic coverage of the continuing violence in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza
As the conflict unfolds in the Gaza Strip, the pain of loss is felt on both sides
A demonstration escalates as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas makes bid for statehood at the United Nations
A photographic look at Ariel Sharon's landslide victory in Israel
Photographs for TIME by Tivadar Domaniczky