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Israel's defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman slammed Palestinian-Israeli lawmakers as "war criminals" on Monday, for daring to suggest illegal occupation be sued before the ICC

Protests broke out in Jordan's capital Amman on Wednesday in areas inhabited by Palestinian refugees, after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

'There is no Palestine, no occupation,' says Kuwaiti writer

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'There is no Palestine, no occupation,' says Kuwaiti writer

A Kuwaiti writer sparked outrage after claiming there is no such thing as Palestine, or an occupying entity and that Israelis are "a people returning to their promised land'.

Nazareth's mystery mural as an emblem of Palestinian resistance

Gawan Mac Greigair

Nazareth's mystery mural as an emblem of Palestinian resistance

In-depth: The Israeli authorities have painted over a mural dedicated to the 1948 Nakba seven times - but local activists continue to ...

Iran threat forcing Arab-Israel alliances, says Netanyahu

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Iran threat forcing Arab-Israel alliances, says Netanyahu

The threat Iran poses to its Middle Eastern neighbours is driving an unthinkable Arab-Israeli alliance, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin ...

Ben Clarke

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

Comment: 100 years have passed since Balfour signed his infamous declaration, but what can Britain do now to help end injustice in Palestine?

Rami Almeghari

Palestinians reject Britain's Balfour centenary celebrations

In-depth: The people of Gaza are far from impressed with Prime Minister Theresa May's 'pride' in the Balfour Declaration, which paved the way to ...

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Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, when the British government said it viewed 'with favour the establishment in ...

Charlie Hoyle

What was the Balfour Declaration?

Explainer: One hundred years ago, on 2 November, 1917, then British Foreign Secretary James Balfour wrote a signed letter to Walter Rothschild, ...

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide

James Snell

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide

Book review: Azeem Ibrahim should be commended for his prescience, while the wider world is damned for its indifference, writes James Snell.

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Palestinian ambassador rails against TfL for censoring anti-Balfour ads

Advertisements which displayed Palestinian objections to the Balfour declaration ahead of the centenary of the pledge have been banned from ...

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

Ben Clarke

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity ...

Lebanon's biospheres of sorrow

Myra Al-Rahim

Lebanon's biospheres of sorrow

Comment: The health of Lebanon's environment is inextricably linked to that of its people. The government is destroying them both, writes Myra ...

Deploy troops to Kirkuk's oilfields, Iraqi parliament tells Abadi

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Deploy troops to Kirkuk's oilfields, Iraqi parliament tells Abadi

Iraq requested troops be sent to Kirkuk to take control of its oilfields on Wednesday, as a military delegation from Iraq's armed forces headed ...

Iran vows unity with Iraq, Turkey against Kurdish independence

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Iran vows unity with Iraq, Turkey against Kurdish independence

A top Iranian government adviser says that the 'Muslim nations' will not tolerate the creation of an independent Kurdish state with links to ...

Roger Hercz

How Palestinians came to reject Kurdish demands for homeland

Comment: Among the strangest realities uncovered by the referendum in Northern Iraq is the Palestinian denial of Kurdish hopes for independence and a state of their own, writes Roger Hercz.

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Iraq's vice-president warns against 'second Israel' emergence in Kurdistan

Hugely influential former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has warned that a Kurdish state 'established on ethnic or religious grounds like ...

Nada Elia

The Rohingya: Southeast Asia's Palestinians

Comment: The Rohingya and the Palestinian people have much in common: They have been persecuted, repeatedly displaced, denied citizenship and ...

Ylenia Gostoli

A Palestinian family's last days in their Jerusalem home

At their Jerusalem family home of over half a century, the Shamasneh Family's Eid celebrations were cut short when Israeli forces came knocking.

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

"They took us out and threw us outside. What greater injustice is there than this? We will most likely have to sleep on the streets."

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Jewish rights group campaigns against 'birthright' trip to Israel

Peace group Jewish Voice for Peace have launched a campaign encouraging Jews to boycott the so-called birthright trip to the occupied ...

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Hasan Abu Nimah

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Comment: The UN chief skilfully tiptoed around the core issues, it's time he made a clear call to action, writes Hasan Abu Nimah.

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Suzan Quitaz

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Exclusive: British police are renewing their investigation into the assassination of Naji al-Ali, the creator of Handala, 30 years after his ...

Israel revokes citizenship of 'hundreds of Palestinian Bedouins'

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Israel revokes citizenship of 'hundreds of Palestinian Bedouins'

Israeli authorities have revoked the citizenship of hundreds of Palestinian Bedouin in Israel's Negev desert in recent years, leaving many ...

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