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Ben Lynfield

Ben Lynfield

Ben Lynfield is a journalist based in Israel.

Psychiatrist Samah Jabr has emerged as an unsung hero in the Palestinian Authority's life and death battle against coronavirus.

25 August, 2020

Israel's new cabinet is poised to rock the region by formally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank.

19 May, 2020

A narrow window remains for progress in prisoner exchange talks as Israel's impending annexation of the West Bank threatens to scupper the deal.

08 May, 2020

Palestinians have been dealt a painful political blow after Benny Gantz folded and decided to join a unity government, allowing Netanyahu to tighten his grip on power in Israel.

01 April, 2020

In-depth: Thanks to political unity and huge turnout, the Arab Joint List achieved stunning results in Israel's latest election, denying right-wing PM Netanyahu a majority, writes Ben Lynfield from Jerusalem

06 March, 2020

Feature: This year St George's day, a spiritually uplifting holiday for Palestinian Christians, coincided with the start of the sacred and poignant fasting month of Ramadan for Muslims.

10 May, 2019

Airbnb says it opted to remove listings 'that are at the core of the dispute' between Israelis and Palestinians, but the decision received mix responses from hosts, writes Ben Lynfield.

23 November, 2018

Suppressing criticism in the arts is fundamentally anti-democratic, say political scientists and leading figures of the creative industries.

06 November, 2018