What makes Berlin a ground to promote peace? Local initiatives have grown in the past year to bring Israelis, Iranians and Palestinians together - from afar.
An economic crisis is always fertile ground for social media satire, and the Greek debt forces out closed banks and ATMs but also some pretty good jokes. You can cry or you can laugh - Shachar Peled lays out the options.
As Nigeria welcomes a new president, a new UN report shows a sharp spike in female suicide bombings. Many of these include girls and women kidnapped by Boko Haram and released after being radicalized.
Vladimir Putin announced the opening of a 'military Disneyland', a theme park which is to become part of Russia’s ‘military-patriotic work with young people’. Shachar Peled on the amusement park where tanks replace rollercoasters
The Islamic State continues its destructive venture - a week after a video showed militants gleefully destroying artifacts in Hatra, a new clip shows the bulldozing of Nimrud, once the jewel of Assyria.
Leading musicians from Angola visited Israel this week as part of an ongoing effort to bring both cultures closer. Our culture correspondent Shachar Peled joined their first-ever workshop and performance in Israel.