Forgive the awful pun, but yesterday was a fan-tastic day.
I was part of an official foreign press tour of the Jewish communities on the Israeli side of the Gaza Strip.
Police in Aberdeen have vowed to make changes after officers were told they risk breaching the human rights of political activists.
Inon Dan Kehati is an ex-Israeli Defence Force soldier. He was recommended to me by a friend, so I personally met with him in Jerusalem. We spent two hours together talking and drinking coffee. However, due to time constraints and other commitments at the time, this interview was done via Skype, after I had left Israel.
To get a real feel for division between Palestinians and Jews, I was told by friends in the West Bank to go to Silwan, a predominantly Palestinian neighbourhood on the outskirts of Jerusalem’s old city.
Gigi Hadid has said she is “not anti-anyone, I am only pro-coexistence” after drawing controversy with her comments about the Israel-Palestine conflict.
An Israeli hospital, a Palestinian school for the blind and a charity for people with muscle-wasting conditions will benefit from a 25-mile cycle in the shadow of a much-loved north-east mountain.
A homework sheet asking pupils to give examples of Palestinian “terrorist activities” is ignorant and should be withdrawn, members of the Palestinian community have said.
Israel has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
A north-east man exposed as an extremist militant planned charity football matches in Aberdeen to raise money for humanitarian aid just months before he turned his life to terror.