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Three other people were wounded in the attack east of Rafah, Gaza's health ministry said.

At least 144 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since protests began along the Gaza border on 30 March.

Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

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Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

Niraz Saied, who hailed from the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, was arrested by Bashar al-Assad's security forces in October 2015.

Violence flares as Israel strikes besieged Gaza Strip

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Violence flares as Israel strikes besieged Gaza Strip

Israel's military says it struck two Hamas tunnels during overnight raids on the besieged Gazan enclave.

Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV condemned for 'pro-Israel' Nakba documentary

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Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV condemned for 'pro-Israel' Nakba documentary

Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV has been condemned by Palestinian activists after airing a documentary on the "Nakba", seen as aligned to Israel's ...

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Work permits for Gazans would calm border tensions: Qatar

A Qatari envoy mediating to resolve tensions along the Israel-Gaza border after weeks of violence said progress could begin if Israel allows Gazans in on work permits.

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Palestinians have clear favourite in Sweden-England match

"I can't imagine a Palestinian supporting England, which created the Balfour Agreement, or not supporting the country that stood before the ...

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Palestinian killed in Gaza border blast

Mohammed Abu Halima, 22, died in the Gaza border area after a grenade allegedly exploded in his hands.

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Palestinian teen shot at Gaza protest dies from wounds

Mahmud al-Ghatabli was shot by Israeli forces during Gaza border protests and passed away on Wednesday from his wounds.

Thousands of Palestinian women rally against Gaza blockade

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Thousands of Palestinian women rally against Gaza blockade

Since the end of March, Gazans have been demonstrating against Israel's decade-long blockade and in support of the right to return to lands they ...

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Unknown fireworks fire leaves two dead in Gaza

Two Palestinians died and six others were injured in Gaza after a blast in the fireworks caused a fire to start.

Israeli soldiers kill two Palestinians in Gaza

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Israeli soldiers kill two Palestinians in Gaza

Since protests broke out along the Gaza border on 30 March, at least 145 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli soldiers.

Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israel on Gaza border

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Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israel on Gaza border

A 17-year-old Palestinian is the latest to victim of harsh Israeli crackdown on protests along the Gaza border, after being shot to the head by ...

Prince William recognises Palestine as 'country'

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Prince William recognises Palestine as 'country'

Prince William's comments came during a meeting in Ramallah with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Hamas fires projectiles after Israel strikes Gaza refugee camp

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Hamas fires projectiles after Israel strikes Gaza refugee camp

Hamas fired a dozen projectiles overnight after Israeli strikes targeted a car belonging to a Hamas operative in Gaza.

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Prince William begins controversial visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

The official visit marks the first time a royal family member makes an official visit to both Israel and the Occupied Palestinian territories.

Imad K. Harb

US leaves UNHRC, and does Israel's bidding, again

Comment: Withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council is a clear example of the Trump administration's policy of blind support for Israel, ...

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Young Palestinian shot at Gaza protest dies from wounds

Mohammed Abu Daqqa was shot by Israeli forces during Gaza border protests and passed away on Wednesday from his wounds.

James J. Zogby

The liberal's lament over Israel

Comment: Apartheid Israel can never be a democratic state, despite what some 'liberals' might think, writes James J. Zogby.

Prince William's visit to occupied Jerusalem enrages Israel minister

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Prince William's visit to occupied Jerusalem enrages Israel minister

An Israeli minister has been enraged by British royal Prince William's visit to the occupied city of Jerusalem.

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Palestinian boy shot in Gaza protest dies from wounds

Zakariya Bashbash was shot in the stomach by Israeli troops during Gaza border protests.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian protester on Gaza border

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Israeli troops kill Palestinian protester on Gaza border

Israel troops have shot dead a Palestinian man on the Gaza border with Israel, Palestinian officials have said.

Israel bombards Gaza over fire kites, Hamas fires back

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Israel bombards Gaza over fire kites, Hamas fires back

The Israeli military has said its warplanes struck nine Hamas targets in the besieged Gaza Strip in response to incendiary kites attacks.

Jewish artefacts feared stolen amid chaos of Syria war

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Jewish artefacts feared stolen amid chaos of Syria war

Activists have raised concerns about Jewish artefacts that appear to have been stoled from Syria and sold outside the country.

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