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Balfour Apology Campaign: An impossible goal?

27 March, 2017

Comment: An apology from the UK government for the Balfour Declaration remains unlikely, but there is still time to have an impact, writes Tom Charles.

Israeli settlement activity increased by 40 percent in 2016

23 March, 2017

Israeli construction of illegal settlement homes in the occupied West Bank rose by 40 percent in 2016 compared with the previous year, official figures showed Wednesday.

Iraq and Trump: The first two months

22 March, 2017

Comment: Just two months after Trump's inauguration, significant damage has already been done to American-Iraqi relations, despite amendments to the travel ban, writes Ibrahim Al-Marashi.

Lebanon's Hariri meets Sisi ahead of Trump visit

22 March, 2017

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo on Tuesday to discuss security concerns and regional issues.

Hamas seeks to rebrand itself in new political programme

22 March, 2017

Palestinian faction Hamas has ruled Gaza for the past decade, and is now drafting a new political programme it hopes will improve ties with Egypt and the West.

Arab 'diplomatic boycott' if US moves embassy to Jerusalem

21 March, 2017

Arab nations have been called to close their embassies in Washington if the US moves its Israel embassy to Jerusalem, in a show of solidarity with Palestine.

Trump wants to work with Palestinians, says official

20 March, 2017

Jibril Rajoub, a high-ranking member of Abbas's Fatah party, said he believed Trump could be less beholden to certain interest groups than previous US presidents.

Iraq forces push into Old Mosul as thousands trapped

20 March, 2017

Iraqi forces battled Islamic State group fighters on Monday to push into Mosul's Old City where thousands of civilians remain trapped under extremist rule.

Palestinian security officer killed in refugee camp raid

20 March, 2017

Balata, the largest refugee camp in the West Bank, has often seen violent clashes between Palestinian security forces and residents.

Palestinians give award to UN official who condemned Israel

20 March, 2017

President Mahmoud Abbas informed Rima Khalaf by phone that she would receive the Palestine Medal of the Highest Honour in recognition of her "courage and support" for the Palestinian people.

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