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Mahmoud Abbas 'is seeking war between Hamas and Israel'

22 June, 2017

Israel's defence minister on Thursday accused president Mahmoud Abbas of trying to spark a new round of confrontations between Hamas and Israel, after a raft of punitive measures targeting Gaza.

Photos: activists send lanterns 'to light up' electricity-starved Gaza

21 June, 2017

From across the border, to across the world, providing relief for Gaza is becoming increasingly difficult while the PA and the Israeli government show no end to their cruelty

UN approves former Lebanon minister as Libya envoy

21 June, 2017

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame as the new UN envoy to Libya, ending a contentious four-month search.

Abbas public appearance attempts to dispel stroke rumours

21 June, 2017

Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas makes a rare public appearance after rumours persist about him allegedly suffering a stroke.

Grenfell fire tragedy exposes a failed system

19 June, 2017

Comment: The community response to the Grenfell Tower disaster in the absence of council or government leadership, shows the way forward in multicultural Britain, writes Tom Charles.

UN names new envoy to Libya after months-long search

18 June, 2017

The UN has put forward former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame for the role of Libya envoy after a contentious search which saw the US block a Palestinian nominee.

Israel closes Jerusalem to Palestinians following deadly attack

17 June, 2017

Israeli authorities have rescinded 250,000 permits for Palestinians to enter Jerusalem after an Israeli border policewoman was killed on Friday by three attackers.

Ramadan looks different in Gaza

15 June, 2017

"I am not planning to buy more sweets during this holy month," a Gaza resident told The New Arab, as the under-siege enclave becomes overwhelmed by poverty.

Palestinian government continues its judiciary takeover and censors media

15 June, 2017

The Palestinian judges' club warned on Thursday that planned changes to the law would put the independence of the judicial branch at risk.

Rights group warn of 'looming disaster' in Gaza

14 June, 2017

International NGOS joined the UN on Wednesday in warning of a "total collapse" in Gaza if Israel goes ahead with plans to further cut power supplies to the enclave.

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