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Israeli security forces detained 25 members of the Hamas movement during overnight arrest raids in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed Israel's excessive use of force in Jerusalem on Saturday, in comments made as chairman of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Palestinian Authority ceases communication with Israel Palestinian Authority ceases communication with Israel

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Palestinian Authority ceases communication with Israel

The president of Palestine said the PA would stop all cooperation with Israel until it ceded ground on the issue of metal detectors at al-Aqsa compound entrances.

Protests after Israel restricts Palestinians from al-Aqsa Friday prayers Protests after Israel restricts Palestinians from al-Aqsa Friday prayers

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Protests after Israel restricts Palestinians from al-Aqsa Friday prayers

Protests erupted over new restrictions by Israel as police barred men under-50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday prayers.

Fatal clashes after Israeli forces attack Palestinian al-Aqsa protests Fatal clashes after Israeli forces attack Palestinian al-Aqsa protests

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Fatal clashes after Israeli forces attack Palestinian al-Aqsa protests

At least three Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded as protests erupted over new restrictions by Israel at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa ...

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One dead, scores injured as Israel attack Palestinian protesters

One Palestinian has been shot dead and scores injured as protests erupted over new restrictions by Israel after police barred men under-50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday prayers.

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Hamas tells Israel al-Aqsa restrictions are a red line

Gaza-based Palestinian group Hamas calls for a 'day of rage' against Israeli 'schemes' to assert control over the al-Aqsa Mosque.

Daoud Kuttab

Abbas seeks out Chinese support for Palestine

Analysis: China has historically been a friend of Palestine, but its economic initiatives require increasing cooperation with Israel, writes ...

Diana Alghoul

#StopArmingIsrael: Activists close down UK Israel weapons factory

In-depth: Names of the children who died during the 2014 massacre were tied onto the gates, and coffins with photos of every single child killed ...

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

In-depth: Vintages produced in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land must not be labelled 'Product of Israel', activists argue.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel says Jerusalem Muslim holy site will reopen Sunday

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said the ultra-sensitive al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City would reopen after being closed ...

Three Palestinians killed following shooting near Jerusalem holy site

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Three Palestinians killed following shooting near Jerusalem holy site

Three Palestinians were shot dead near a major Jerusalem holy site on Friday after allegedly wounding three Israeli police before fleeing the ...

Gaza's power crisis worsens as diesel supplies run dry

Robert Cusack

Gaza's power crisis worsens as diesel supplies run dry

A spokesperson for Gaza's power authority said Egypt had not provided any electricity in a week - with the board running at roughly a seventh of ...

US Middle East envoy announces Palestine-Israel water deal US Middle East envoy announces Palestine-Israel water deal

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US Middle East envoy announces Palestine-Israel water deal

Palestinians in the occupied territories continue to endure water shortages due to unequal distributions of water resources, caused by illegal ...

Turkish energy minister to visit Israel for pipeline deal

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Turkish energy minister to visit Israel for pipeline deal

Israel and Turkey look set to complete a landmark pipeline deal by the end of 2017 with an official visit to Israel by Turkish Energy Minister ...

Diana Alghoul

UAE backed Dahlan in Cairo to discuss 'Gaza developments'

Mohammed Dahlan is expected to meet with senior officials, raising concerns that the Palestinian leader is engaging in a Gaza power grab.

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza may already be 'unlivable': UN report

The Gaza Strip, blockaded by Israel and Egypt, is deteriorating "further and faster" than predicted, a new report by the UN has found.

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Qatar pledges Gaza support despite Saudi Arabia pressure

Qatar's envoy to Gaza said Doha was committed to funding projects in the Hamas-run Palestinian enclave, despite pressure from Saudi ...

Diana Alghoul

A celebration of culture: London's Palestine Expo attracts thousands

With over 15,000 visitors, London’s Palestine Expo saw people from all nationalities and religions come together to show solidarity and ...

Israel boosts West Bank power as <em>Gaza</em> endures blackouts

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Israel boosts West Bank power as Gaza endures blackouts

The PA signed an agreement with Israel's state-owned Israel Electric Corp (IEC) on Monday to boost energy supplies in the occupied West Bank, as ...

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Israel's Labor party holds leadership vote to regain influence

Israel's main opposition Labor party on Monday will vote for a new leader as it seeks to regain influence following a slide in opinion polls.

Abbas halts salaries of West Bank Hamas lawmakers

Charlie Hoyle

Abbas halts salaries of West Bank Hamas lawmakers

Abbas has cut the salaries of 37 Hamas lawmakers in the West Bank as part of a series of punitive measures to pressure the group to cede control ...

Qatari official visits <em>Gaza</em> pledging continued support for Palestinians

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Qatari official visits Gaza pledging continued support for Palestinians

Qatar has pledged to continue supporting the impoverished Gaza Strip despite Saudi calls for Doha to cut ties with its Hamas rulers in ...

Is 'terrorism' an excuse to take down Qatar?

Abdulrazag Elaradi

Is 'terrorism' an excuse to take down Qatar?

Comment: In proposing a new way forward, Qatar has made many enemies who, without evidence, falsely accuse it of fuelling terrorism, writes ...

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