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Israeli minister defends soldiers filmed cheering after shooting Palestinian

10 April, 2018

The Israeli military's promise to 'thoroughly investigate' a leaked video showing a young Palestinian shot by a sniper in Gaza to the sound of cheers has been slammed as inconsequential.

Arabs and Jews 'reach numerical parity' in historic Palestine

27 March, 2018

The number of Arabs between the river Jordan and the Mediterranean now equals or exceeds the number of Jews in historic Palestine, which includes Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.

Legendary Palestinian singer Rim Banna laid to rest

25 March, 2018

Palestinian icon Rim Banna was buried in her home town Nazareth after a nine year battle against breast cancer.

Netanyahu avoids early elections over ultra-Orthodox draft

14 March, 2018

Israel's PM narrowly avoided a shock election - that some insist he is orchestrating to distract from despite corruption allegations - by navigating a controversial bill concerning military service exemptions

New law lets Israeli police hold corpses of Palestinians

09 March, 2018

Israeli lawmakers have passed a controversial bill allowing police to hold the corpses of alleged Palestinian assailants indefinitely, Parliament said Thursday.

So, you want to wear a keffiyeh?

13 February, 2018

Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias Jahshan.

Israel's attempt to criminalise BDS

05 February, 2018

Comment: Israel's theatrical criminalisation of BDS shows it considers the movement a serious threat to its legitimacy and existence, writes CJ Werleman.

Israel's opposition leader Gabbay suggests withdrawing from West Bank

04 February, 2018

Israel's key opposition leader made waves by declaring his support for an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank if peace negotiations between the two states fail

'Israel is very nice': Bahraini royal visits Tel Aviv

04 February, 2018

A Bahraini prince has visited Tel Aviv and met with an Israeli minister, in the latest sign the Gulf state could normalise relations with Israel.

Ireland scraps bill banning goods from Israeli-occupied territories

31 January, 2018

The Irish government also opposed the bill introduced by independent lawmaker Frances Black.

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