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Many in Hungary's 100,000-strong Jewish population - one of Europe's largest - have accused Orban of encouraging anti-Semitism.

Football legend and longtime supporter of the Palestinian cause Diego Maradona has told PA President Mahmoud Abbas 'I am Palestinian' during a short encounter in Moscow.

Liberation and destruction: Remembering Mosul one year on

Madiha Raza

Liberation and destruction: Remembering Mosul one year on

Blog: British aid worker Madiha Raza was in Mosul days after the Iraqi city was 'liberated' from the Islamic State group. A year on, she recalls the devastation she witnessed.

<em>Abbas</em> meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

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Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

The leaders discussed the Jerusalem embassy move and Trump's so-called "deal of the century".

Israeli Supreme Court freezes demolition of West Bank village

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Israeli Supreme Court freezes demolition of West Bank village

Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank pending an appeal amid international ...

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Abbas to defy Israeli law and continue prisoner payments

Israel recently passed a law to withhold around $130 million in tax revenues it collects every month on behalf of the Palestinian Authority as part of the Oslo Accords.

Mona Alami

The international community has washed its hands of Syria

Comment: Never mind peace, justice or democracy, the global community has decided Assad must stay in power, writes Mona Alami.

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Erekat blasts Israel's move to punish Palestinian prisoner families

Saeb Erekat said Israel's move to freeze money transfers to the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority threatens its existence.

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Egypt says it killed 3 jihadists, destroyed Gaza tunnels

The Egyptian army said its forces killed three jihadists in the Sinai and destroyed tunnels at Rafah on the Gaza border as part of a vast ...

Israel freezes Palestinian Authority funds over prisoner payments

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Israel freezes Palestinian Authority funds over prisoner payments

Legislation was approved late on Monday that gives the Israeli government powers to withhold funds to the PA, which goes towards Palestinian ...

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Prince William vows to make Palestinian-Israeli resolution lifelong mission

Sources inside Buckingham Palace say Prince William has made a lifelong commitment to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Prince William visits holy sites in Jerusalem

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Prince William visits holy sites in Jerusalem

UK Prince William is winding down his Middle East tour with visits to holy sites in Jerusalem, and his great grandmother's grave

Prince William is no 'peacemaker' for Palestinians

Malia Bouattia

Prince William is no 'peacemaker' for Palestinians

Comment: The royal visit paid lip service to the Palestinian right to statehood, but remained silent on the causes that have stood in its way, ...

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.

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Sinai 'cornerstone' to Trump's peace plan, Egyptian sources reveal

Details of Trump's designs on the North Sinai, including Egyptian-controlled air and sea ports and an industrial zone for Gaza, have reportedly been agreed between Kushner and Sisi.

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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.

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Saudis, allies 'back US peace plan without Palestine support'

Arab countries have backed a US peace plan that Palestinians have refused to discuss and warned is doomed to fail, Yisrael Hayom reported on ...

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UK’s Prince William starts politically delicate Mideast trip

Britain’s Prince William on Sunday kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories

Trump adviser Kushner criticises <em>Abbas</em> in rare interview

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Trump adviser Kushner criticises Abbas in rare interview

US President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Sunday questioned the ability and willingness of Palestinian president Mahmoud ...

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Palestinians protest in Ramallah over Gaza sanctions

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated Saturday in the occupied West Bank to demand the Palestinian Authority lift punitive measures against the ...

Palestinian official: US peace plan doomed to fail

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Palestinian official: US peace plan doomed to fail

The Palestinian president’s spokesman says any US. peace plan that bypasses the Palestinians is doomed to fail.

A celebration of East-West dialogue through poetry and music

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A celebration of East-West dialogue through poetry and music

Gingko has unveiled an ambitious poetry project, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan, which was in turn inspired by ...

Trump's MidEast team talk Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in Egypt

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Trump's MidEast team talk Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in Egypt

Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt continued their Middle East tour in Cairo with President Sisi.

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