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The founder behind MuslimGirl turned down Revlon's award because its brand ambassador is Gal Gadot, an Israeli actress who has written in support of the IDF's offensive against Gaza.

An Israeli judge has ordered the continued detention of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi until her trial due to the "gravity" of her so-called offence.

Sympathy for <em>Ahed</em> Tamimi is not enough

Malia Bouattia

Sympathy for Ahed Tamimi is not enough

Comment: It is crucial that international pressure grows, to free the Tamimis, as well as the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, writes Malia Bouattia.

Tamimi detention decision delayed

Ylenia Gostoli

Tamimi detention decision delayed

The 16-year-old will remain in custody until her next court date, a judge ruled on Monday.

Israeli court extends remand of Palestinian teenager <em>Ahed</em> Tamimi

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli court extends remand of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi

Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, 16, was charged on 1 January with 12 counts, including assault, for slapping and kicking Israeli ...

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EU concern over detention of Palestinian 'slap video' teen

EU missions in Ramallah and Jerusalem have expressed 'deep concern' over the circumstances of the recent arrests of young Palestinian activists Ahed Tamimi and Fawzi Mohammed al-Juneidi.

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Israeli shot dead near settlement in occupied West Bank

An Israeli man was shot dead in the West Bank on Tuesday, close to an illegal settlement near Nablus, the army said.

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Ahed Tamimi's cousin in 'slap video' released on bail

Ahed Tamimi's cousin, who was in the viral video slapping an Israeli soldier, was released on bail on Friday ahead of a February ...

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Singapore bans 'skewed, inflammatory' Palestinian film about Ahed Tamimi

A film pitching Ahed Tamimi as the new face of Palestinian resistance has been banned from the Palestine film festival in Singapore.

Trump and Rouhani: A tale of two presidents

Hadani Ditmars

Trump and Rouhani: A tale of two presidents

Comment: Discontent over expensive foreign wars and rising unemployment; to Trump, the concerns of Iranian protesters must sound eerily ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian 'heroic' teenager may face 14 years in prison

An Israeli military court charged teenager Ahed Tamimi when she was filming slapping Israeli soldiers and could face up to 14 years in ...

Israeli MPs approve 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli MPs approve 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

The bill approved by Israeli MPs would ease the requirements military courts must meet to sentence to death those convicted of "terrorist" ...

Haley's audacity: Moving the US embassy to Jerusalem

Rose Worden

Haley's audacity: Moving the US embassy to Jerusalem

Comment: Rather than 'advancing the cause of peace,' as Haley claims, Trump's decision reaffirms US complicity in Israel's violence against ...

<em>Ahed</em> Tamimi, an inconvenient hero

Amal Awad

Ahed Tamimi, an inconvenient hero

Comment: Ahed Tamimi’s arrest isn't unique; she's one of many children detained in prison, but the lacklustre response from the West is ...

Israel seeks 12 charges against Palestinian teenager <em>Ahed</em> Tamimi

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Israel seeks 12 charges against Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi

Israeli authorities are seeking 12 charges against a Palestinian teenager arrested after a video of her slapping and kicking two Israeli ...

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Oren: Israel must 'shoot to kill' suspected Palestinian militants

The former Israeli diplomat's latest remarks spark further controversy about extra-judicial killings committed by Israeli forces

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Israel to charge 'heroic' Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi

Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi, who is being hailed as a national hero and an icon of resistance against Israeli occupation will face ...

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Israel arrests cousin of 'heroic' Ahed Tamimi for protesting

Manal Tamimi was arrested by Israeli forces outside Ofer prison on Thursday afternoon while protesting the detention of Ahed and two ...

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Israel extends detention of Palestinian teen activist Ahd al-Tamimi

An Israeli court extended the custody of Ahd al-Tamimi and her relatives on Monday, over a viral video of an alleged assault on Israeli soldiers ...

Palestinian women in court over Israeli soldier 'slap video'

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian women in court over Israeli soldier 'slap video'

Two members of a Palestinian family have appeared in court after allegedly 'slapping' Israeli soldiers during a raid on their home.

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Palestinian teen hailed as hero after confronting Israeli soldiers

Seventeen year old Ahd Tamimi has been hailed as a hero after a video of her slapping an Israeli soldier raiding her house caused her arrest

Countdown to Casablanca: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Countdown to Casablanca: This week in Middle East football

Egypt's Al Ahly Cairo and Morocco's Wydad Casablanca are vying for the African Champions League trophy, writes Uri Levy.

Let women watch: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Let women watch: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The finals of the Arab Club Championship are almost here, while in Iran, the campaign to allow women enter sports stadiums takes a giant ...

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Arab Club Championship represents a serious mark for sports broadcasting as it becomes the first football tournament to be broadcast ...

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