George Galloway was accused of racism last night after video emerged of him storming out of a debate because he discovered his opponent was Israeli.
Arguing over Israel building a house on a mountain thousands of miles away simply isn't worth the Foreign Office's time.
Palestine has been awarded the position of 'non-member observer state' at the UN after winning a comfortable majority in the general assembly.
Read the foreign secretary's full statement on Palestinian appeal for UN observer status
Britain has said it would back a Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN tomorrow if president Mahmoud Abbas agrees to three conditions.
The UK and the UN should accept Palestinian statehood for peace to prevail.
Read the foreign secretary's statement in full to the Commons on Gaza and Syria here
William Hague has refused to change his position that the current turmoil in the Middle East is primarily the fault of Hamas, despite an onslaught of Israeli bombings over the course of the week.
William Hague has pinned the blame for the current flare-up in the Middle East on Hamas, following a spate of killings on both sides of the border.
The UK can impose a ban on all goods from Israeli settlements, according to new legal opinion.
Last Tuesday I asked the foreign secretary about progress towards the establishment of a nuclear weapons-free Middle East, as a vital component of ensuring peace in the region.
Fence-building is a lazy policy solution. So why are so many countries still doing it?
A prominent Israeli politician will visit the UK this week after being offered additional protections against war crimes charges.
Britain continued to hesitate yesterday in the face of increasingly frantic scenes at the UN, where delegates are preparing for the climax of the Palestinian statehood bid.
Three ways in which Palestine's UN bid damages their own cause.
Negotiations and tough compromises are the only way to achieve two states for two peoples.
The UK can seize the moment or take one further step into irrelevance.
David Cameron has issued a passionate defence of the Arab Spring at the UN, despite Britain's reluctance to support a Palestinian statehood bid.
This week the Palestinians will make representations for statehood to the UN. Britain should support them.
The Palestinian Authority's attempt to secure statehood is causing deep uncertainty at the top of British politics.
The UK government is still refusing to clarify exactly how it will vote when Palestinians bid for statehood next week.
Anti-Israel protesters disrupted last night's Proms, forcing the BBC to take the concert off air.