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Israel's military expressed 'sorrow' for the deaths of the Russian crew members of a downed plane, but blamed the Syrian regime for the incident.

Two dozens members of Yemen's Bahai minority could be executed, following 'trumped up charges' by rebels in control of the capital, Amnesty has warned.

Palestinian dies during West Bank arrest by Israeli army

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Palestinian dies during West Bank arrest by Israeli army

Israeli forces routinely enter the occupied West Bank to detain Palestinians, normally under the pretext of 'security'.

Qatar ex-PM says Saudi backing <em>Israel</em> to please Trump

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Qatar ex-PM says Saudi backing Israel to please Trump

Qatar's former prime minister has said Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have backed Israel in the Middle East peace process to ...

Russia threatens retaliation against <em>Israel</em> over downed Syria plane

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Russia threatens retaliation against Israel over downed Syria plane

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke to Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, telling him Moscow holds Israel responsible for ...

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Russian plane disappears off Syria coast, following 'Israel strikes'

A Russian aircraft has gone missing off Latakia coast, following a series of Israeli air raids in Syria.

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Two Palestinians killed in Israel strike on Gaza border

Two Palestinians were killed on the Gaza border with Israel, after at least 26 Palestinians were shot during renewed protests.

Malia Bouattia

On Trump and Palestine solidarity, Ireland leads the way

Comment: The Irish people's commitment to solidarity with Palestine, women's rights and social justice, has been demonstrated again and again, ...

Ghada Karmi

Could UNRWA closure actually benefit Palestinian refugees?

Comment: We should be looking for ways to end this long Palestinian exile, not sustain it, writes Ghada Karmi.

<em>Israel</em> to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

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Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

The reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia was put on hold earlier this year, after Israel ...

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HSBC 'making a killing' from Israeli military

HSBC has been targeted by activists in the UK over its links to weapon makers arming Israel.

<em>Israel</em> halts deportation of French-US academic detained at protest

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Israel halts deportation of French-US academic detained at protest

Romano was detained on Friday while taking part in a demonstration at the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem.

Palestine president to visit France, Ireland amid US pressure

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Palestine president to visit France, Ireland amid US pressure

The president of the Palestinian Authority will visit France and Ireland next weekend ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Tehran blasts Twitter for shuttering accounts of 'real Iranians'

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Tehran blasts Twitter for shuttering accounts of 'real Iranians'

Iran's foreign minister also criticised Twitter for not clamping down on alleged US-backed bots calling for regime change.

<em>Israel</em> to deport French-US professor arrested at demo

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Israel to deport French-US professor arrested at demo

Israel will deport an American law professor who was arrested while taking part in a demonstration in a village east of Jerusalem.

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US 'to divert aid meant for Palestine to Israel'

A US official said the portion involving Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza would be used "to enhance" programmes in Israel instead.

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Israel's Netanyahu says 'enforcing red lines' after Syria strike

Israel has not officially confirmed or denied a report by Syrian state news agency SANA of an attack late Saturday on Damascus ...

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Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign peace accord in Saudi Arabia

A landmark meeting in July between leaders of the two countries ended decades of diplomatic and armed battles between the two sides.

Charlie Hoyle

Israeli-backed massacre of Palestinian refugees remembered 36 years later

On 16 September, Lebanese Phalange militiamen stormed the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps and began a massacre which killed up to 3,500 ...

Israeli settler killed in occupied West Bank stabbing attack

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Israeli settler killed in occupied West Bank stabbing attack

More than 600,000 Israeli Jews live in settlements illegal under international law in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, territories ...

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Israeli sexual assault scandal could see US envoy fired

The US envoy Ron Dermer has come under fire for not reporting sexual assault allegations made against a top Netanyahu aide.

<em>Israel</em> seeking to hold Jewish prayers in Al-Aqsa: Abbas

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Israel seeking to hold Jewish prayers in Al-Aqsa: Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas warned fellow Palestinian lawmakers on Saturday of 'evidence' of Israeli plans to divide Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslim ...

Palestinian teenager shot by <em>Israel</em> dies

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Palestinian teenager shot by Israel dies

Suheib Abdel Salam Kashif succumbed to his wounds after he was shot by Israeli forces last month.

<em>Israel</em> detains American professor protesting West Bank village demolition

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Israel detains American professor protesting West Bank village demolition

Frank Romano, 66, was detained by Israeli forces with two other Palestinian activists for standing in front of heavy equipment to block the ...

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