With Israeli elections just days away, we gauge voter sentiment ahead of a contest that will likely return Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to power. But many voters are disillusioned, not excited about the prospects ahead.
Palestinian children are working under exploitative conditions on Israeli settlements, ensuring handsome profits for the settlers. As Mel Frykberg reports from the West Bank, the children are too afraid to speak out.
After an expected change in leadership in Israel failed, the country's current prime minister is likely the next one, too. That's not good news for Israel or the Mideast, says DW's Bettina Marx.
The UN secretary-general has urged the next Israeli government to back a two-state solution with Palestinians. Ban Ki-moon has also called on the international community to get both sides back to the negotiating table.