By Sleiman Jad

In crime-ridden Israeli Arab city, police seek new approach

By Sleiman Jad UMM AL-FAHM, Israel (Reuters) - On the rundown streets of Umm al-Fahm, an Israeli-Arab city of 50,000, locals in smoky cafes are reluctant to speak. Violent crime at the hands of drug gangs...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 6:31 PM

Israel tightens security near Hebron, angering Palestinians

By Sleiman Jad BANI NA'IM, West Bank (Reuters) - Israel has ramped up security in the occupied West Bank since a Palestinian killed a 13-year-old Jewish girl in a settlement last week, deploying more troops and setting up checkpoints near the...

Thursday, July 7, 2016, 8:09 PM

In Jerusalem, a cracked soccer pitch reflects wider fissures

By Sleiman Jad JERUSALEM (Reuters) - It is dry, gray and uneven, but to the boys of Silwan, a Palestinian neighborhood clinging to a hill behind Jerusalem's Old City, their pint-sized football pitch, with its cracked surface...

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 7:35 PM

In Jerusalem's cramped Old City, Christians feel the squeeze

By Sleiman Jad JERUSALEM, June 21 (Reuters) - - When hundreds of Jewish nationalists marched through the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City this month, waving banners and chanting songs in what has become an annual ritual, it wasn't only...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 5:21 PM