Two Palestinians die in protests while President mourns at anti-violence rally following deaths of burned child and stabbed teen
Aug 02, 2015
Palestinian Imam Khalil Harrarah can’t comprehend Israel’s destruction of this building during the 51-day war last summer against Hamas in Gaza
Jul 31, 2015
Attack suspected of being carried out by Jewish extremists left Ali Dawabsheh dead and his parents and older brother severely burned
Jul 31, 2015
MacDonald was the first woman in the western world to serve as foreign minister and the first to challenge for the leadership of Canada’s Progressive Conservative Party
Jul 26, 2015
The fanatical supporters of Beitar Jerusalem FC anger Israel’s PM and shame the soccer club’s owner to the point he says he will sell the team
Jul 25, 2015
United Nations Security Council unanimously endorses historic nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, angering Israelis who regard the Iranian regime as the greatest threat to the Jewish state
Jul 20, 2015
Despite decades of strife, Jerusalemites find a way to watch out for each other
Jul 19, 2015
The deal triggered powerful reactions throughout the region ranging from hope to fear
Jul 14, 2015
Ten years ago, a group of some 170 Palestinian activists and other organizations launched a call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. Today, the effort is starting to bite
Jul 12, 2015
News of the disappearance and possible captivity surfaced Thursday when Israeli security officials briefed reporters about the cases for the first time
Jul 09, 2015
As Global Affairs writer, Patrick Martin’s primary focus is on the turbulent Middle East, to which he travels regularly. He has twice been posted to the region – from 1991-95 and from 2008-12. In between, he served as The Globe’s Foreign Editor and as Comment Editor.
Before joining The Globe and Mail in 1984, Patrick was co-host of the national CBC Radio program Sunday Morning and co-author of Contenders: The Tory Quest for Power.
He has a law degree from the University of Western Ontario.
Patrick’s first foray into the Middle East came in 1971, when, as a 20-year-old, he motorcycled across Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.