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Israeli tank fire at an Islamic Jihad observation post killed two Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday, the enclave's health ministry and sources from the militant movement said.

No casualties were reported after Israel struck the besieged Gaza Strip in overnight raids

Freedom Flotilla ‘prepared for everything’ despite facing German harassment

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Freedom Flotilla ‘prepared for everything’ despite facing German harassment

Freedom Flotilla organisers say they are stuck on German waters as port authorities refuse to let them dock.

Turkey warns recognising Armenian genocide 'undermines Holocaust'

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Turkey warns recognising Armenian genocide 'undermines Holocaust'

Turkey warned Israel that recognising the Armenian genocide will undermine the seriousness of the Holocaust in the eyes of the international ...

Israeli soldier injured in occupied West Bank dies

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Israeli soldier injured in occupied West Bank dies

The Israeli military says a soldier who was seriously wounded in action in the occupied West Bank has died.

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Palestinian president in 'excellent' health but still in hospital

Palestine's president is in 'excellent' health, officials confirmed on Saturday, amid rising concerns over his wellbeing.

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Israel 'shoots Palestinians in the foot' in Gaza

At least two Palestinians were injured by gunfire on Friday after being shot in the foot by Israeli forces.

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Israel urges EU to cut funding to pro-BDS groups

Israel has called on the EU to cease funding NGOs that support the nonviolent BDS movement.

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Prince William to be first royal to visit Palestine

Prince William will be the first British royal to make an official visit Palestine and Israel.

Israeli Supreme Court rejects challenge to open-fire rules

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Israeli Supreme Court rejects challenge to open-fire rules

The Israeli court rejected rights groups' demand to rule the military's heavy-handed open fire policy unlawful, despite over 120 Palestinians ...

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Two Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire die from wounds

Two more Palestinians, aged 23 and 21, wounded by Israeli gunfire during border protests have died, according to Palestinian health ministries.

Trump is throwing the Middle East under the bus

Emile Nakhleh

Trump is throwing the Middle East under the bus

Comment: Killing the Iran deal and moving the embassy to Jerusalem will only bring more instability and misery to the people of the region, ...

UN envoy urges quick action to avoid Israel-Palestinian war

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UN envoy urges quick action to avoid Israel-Palestinian war

The UN's Mideast envoy called on Wednesday for urgent action to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war sparked by the Israeli killings in ...

Palestine teenager shot by Israeli troops in protest dies

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Palestine teenager shot by Israeli troops in protest dies

A Palestinian teenager has succumbed to a gunshot wound inflicted by Israeli troops last week in the occupied West Bank during Nakba Day ...

Palestine's hospitalised leader to be discharged within 2 days

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Palestine's hospitalised leader to be discharged within 2 days

Palestine's 82-year-old president will be discharged from hospital on Friday, a doctor treating the leader has announced.

Mohamed ElMeshad

Mo Salah: Necessary hero or opium for the masses?

Comment: Could Mo Salah's megastar status protect him enough to speak out against the atrocities in Gaza? asks Mohamed el-Meshad.

Muhammad Shehada

Why my friends are breaching Gaza's separation fence

For most Gazans the separation line perfectly embodies Israeli oppression and the hardship living in what a former British prime minister called ...

Muhammad Shehada

Why Gazans are breaching the separation fence

For most Gazans the separation line perfectly embodies Israeli oppression and the hardship living in what a former British prime minister called ...

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France's PM cancels Israel trip under cloud of speculation

France's Premier Edouard Phillipe cancelled a trip to Israel due to 'domestic agenda' issues, however, many are speculating other factors may be ...

EU deny reports it will repair <em>Gaza</em> border crossing

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EU deny reports it will repair Gaza border crossing

Israeli media initially claimed that the EU would contribute to repairing the Kerem Shalom crossing, used to transfer goods to Gaza.

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UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

Palestine societies at universities across the UK have signed a joint statement condemning Israel's mass killing of protesters and called for an ...

Israeli MP calls for recognition of 'Armenian genocide'

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Israeli MP calls for recognition of 'Armenian genocide'

Israel's parliament is set to push a number of proposals against Turkey in the latest tit-for-tat diplomatic spat between the two sides.

Israel launches missiles at docked <em>Gaza</em> boat: residents

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Israel launches missiles at docked Gaza boat: residents

A boat allegedly belonging to Hamas was destroyed by Israeli forces amid continued military operations on the Gaza-Israel border.

The US is becoming a pariah state

CJ Werleman

The US is becoming a pariah state

Comment: The United States' ill-conceived and diabolically executed 'war on terror' began the rapid erosion of the idea of the US as a ...

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