A historical term for the Holy Land to Jews, Christians and Muslims, there has long been disagreement over Palestinian land. Palestine has been a UN non-Member state since 2012.
The Palestinian territories include the Gaza Strip, along the Mediterranean coast, and the West Bank, the area west of the Jordan River. Its Arab population rejects claims to the land between those regions by modern Israel, founded in 1948. This is a collection of DW's latest content on the Palestinian territories.
You don't often hear English-language music in Palestine. But Bashar Murad, a young Palestinian singer from East Jerusalem, wants to address and educate a broader audience about life in Palestine. That's why he sings in English rather than Arabic. And it's not just the fact that he's chosen English that makes his music stand out in his home country and has caused quite a stir on the internet.
Top diplomats from around the globe took measure of new US Secretary of State Tillerson on his first major international trip. Paris said it was worried by a US step back for a two-state solution in the Middle East.
With thousands of new settlement homes announced and mixed signals from Donald Trump's White House, is the two-state solution doomed? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian spoke to PLO executive member Hanan Ashrawi in Ramallah.