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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.

Jesus rises: Restored historic shrine reopens in Jerusalem

23 March, 2017

A historic tomb said to have been the last resting place of Jesus has been reopened to pilgrims after a nine-month restoration project funded by Jordan's king among others.

Banksy's hotel isn’t gentrification, it's an invitation to Palestine

22 March, 2017

Comment: The Walled Off hotel may draw people away from Israel's carefully constructed narrative, writes Rory Evans.

Israel plans mass evacuations if future war breaks out

22 March, 2017

Israel is drawing up contingency plans to evacuate up to a quarter-million civilians if a full-scale war erupts with Hizballah and Hamas.

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.

Australian probe clears World Vision over Gaza case

22 March, 2017

An Australian government probe has found no evidence taxpayer money was misused by World Vision in the Gaza Strip, after Israel alleged millions of dollars were diverted to Hamas.

Israeli shelling kills Palestinian teenager in Gaza

22 March, 2017

A Palestinian teenager was killed and two others were injured early Wednesday after Israeli tanks fired at them near Gaza's southern border with Israel.

UN expert accuses Israel of subjugating Palestinians

21 March, 2017

The United Nations special rapporteur on the occupied Palestinian territories on Monday issued a blistering criticism of Israel’s policies towards Palestinians.

Israel claims leading Hizballah official killed in Iran-linked feud

21 March, 2017

Hizballah has denied Israeli claims that its leader ordered the killing of military commander Mustafa Badreddine after he objected to the Lebanese Shia paramilitary group's huge losses in Syria.

Palestinian woman imprisoned for 'joining Islamic State'

21 March, 2017

A Palestinian was sentenced to four years in prison for allegedly travelling to join the Islamic State group before returning to Israel, authorities allege.

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