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Comment: Razan al-Najjar was not a physical threat to Israel, but she had become a potential 'face of the movement', writes Malia Bouattia.

Palestinians don't want a state so the Arab League can hold hands as they enter al-Aqsa. Palestinians need a state for their security, stability and safety, writes Diana Alghoul.

Palestinian teen jailed over slap loses bid for release

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Palestinian teen jailed over slap loses bid for release

Ahed Tamimi, who became a Palestinian icon for slapping an Israeli soldier lost an appeal for her early release on Wednesday, her supporters said.

Outrage as Israel blocks off funeral of slain Palestinian

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Outrage as Israel blocks off funeral of slain Palestinian

Mourners of 21-year-old Izzideen Tamimi were blocked off from the funeral march in the West Bank by a convoy of Israeli soldiers.

Israeli troops shoot dead relative of <em>Ahed</em> Tamimi

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Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

The 21-year-old protester Izzideen Tamimi was shot dead in the West Bank after allegedly throwing a stone that struck an Israeli soldier.

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Israel mulls ban on filming soldiers amid bloody crackdown

Israeli lawmakers have discussed a proposed law that would ban people from filming Israeli soldiers committing human rights violations against Palestinians.

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Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

Zain's latest Ramadan video, which shows a young boy's message to world leaders, has gone viral.

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Israeli soldier gets hero's welcome after serving manslaughter term

The soldier served nine months in prison for the 2016 killing of Abdul Fatah al-Sharif, who was shot in the head at point-blank range while ...

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Literary world rages as Palestinian poet convicted of incitement

Dareen Tatour has been charged with incitement to violence for posting a poem online calling Palestinians to 'resist', in a case that has ...

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Sophia Akram

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Book review: Greg Shupak's new book is a highly relevant and necessary account of how the media is feeding us the wrong story on Israel and ...

Amal Awad

The problem with Portman's Palestine solidarity

Comment: Natalie Portman's recent comments fail to mention Palestinians, and imply she doesn't inherently have a problem with Israel and its ...

Tears and trophies: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Tears and trophies: This week in Middle East football

Football clubs in the Middle East are winding down after a grueling 2017-18 campaign, with some surprise teams among the familiar names lifting ...

Iraq hosts first international tie since FIFA ban lifted

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Iraq hosts first international tie since FIFA ban lifted

The first international club tie hosted in Iraq in over two decades ended in a 1-1 draw on Tuesday in the city of Karbala.

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine

Adama Manu

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine

Blog: The long-time activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela was not just an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa, but also a prominent ...

Iraq to host Lebanese side in first post-ban match

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Iraq to host Lebanese side in first post-ban match

Iraq's al-Zawraa will face Lebanese side al-Ahed in Iraq's first hosting of a foreign team for a competitive match in decades.

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Ahed Tamimi's lawyer accuses interrogators of sexual harassment

Gaby Lasky has filed a second complaint to Israel's Attorney General accusing interrogators of inappropriate behaviour amounting to sexual harassment against the 17-year-old.

Amal Awad

Palestine: Let's stop pretending it's a fair fight

Comment: When it comes to war, we're not only allowed to take sides, it’s positively expected. In Palestine, however, we're told that the ...

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UK: Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict

Britain's minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said Ahed Tamimi's sentencing symbolises the impact of the Israel-Palestine ...

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Ahed Tamimi reaches plea deal for 8 months jail

Ahed Tamimi, who faces 12 charges including aggravated assault for slapping an Israeli soldier, has entered a plea deal in court.

There's no place for racism in women's liberation

Malia Bouattia

There's no place for racism in women's liberation

Comment: Intersectionality in feminism means also fighting the structures that dispossess People of Colour, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Israel denies shooting Ahed Tamimi's teenage cousin in head

Israel has denied shooting a Palestinian teenager in the head, an incident which led his cousin, protest icon Ahed Tamimi, to slap ...

Israel detains 10 members of 'hero' <em>Ahed</em> Tamimi's family

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Israel detains 10 members of 'hero' Ahed Tamimi's family

Israel arrested 10 family members of Ahed Tamimi on Monday morning, including her cousin Mohammad who was shot in the head by Israeli ...

Jewish-American comedian calls for the release of <em>Ahed</em> Tamimi

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Jewish-American comedian calls for the release of Ahed Tamimi

Sarah Silverman has called for the release of Palestinian 'hero' Ahed Tamimi, saying Jews have a responsibility to protect her rights.

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