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South African model and TV personality Shashi Naidoo was told she is being denied access to Israel after she planned to visit Palestine to educate herself on the Israeli occupation.

Israel's foreign ministry has complained about a 'manipulative' tweet, for listing Palestinians dead before the Israelis.

Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

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Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

Jordan authorised the UN to organise the passage of 800 Syrian citizens via Israel, to be resettled in western countries, the kingdom said.

<em>Gaza</em> crossing 'will open if Hamas sticks to ceasefire'

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Gaza crossing 'will open if Hamas sticks to ceasefire'

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Gaza's crossing may open later on in the week, if Hamas commits to a ceasefire, as Israeli bombings ...

UN chief fears 'devastating conflict' after <em>Gaza</em> attacks

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UN chief fears 'devastating conflict' after Gaza attacks

The UN chief urged both sides "to step back from the brink" of a conflict after a seven-hour Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip.

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Israel breaks ceasefire with Hamas, bombs besieged Gaza

Israel has broken an Egyptian-UN brokered ceasefire hours after it was announced and bombed eastern Gaza on Saturday.

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Palestinian toll climbs as Israel unleashes strikes across Gaza

At least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in a fresh round of attacks on the besieged enclave.

Rami Almeghari

Gaza kites and balloons trigger tension

Israel feels threatened by incendiary balloons floated over Gaza's border fence and has retaliated with lethal force, reports Rami Almeghari.

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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire amid fresh protests

The Israeli military said it struck targets "throughout the Gaza Strip".

Enshrining apartheid: Israel's fig leaf democracy officially dies

CJ Werleman

Enshrining apartheid: Israel's fig leaf democracy officially dies

Comment: Israel's Jewish nation-state law discriminates against more than 20 percent of its 9 million citizens, writes CJ Werleman.

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Turkey accuses Israel of 'apartheid' over controversial new law

The legislation, adopted after a tumultuous Knesset session, makes Hebrew the country's national language and defines the establishment of ...

Hamas supports new Egyptian bid for Palestinian reconciliation deal

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Hamas supports new Egyptian bid for Palestinian reconciliation deal

The office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said he had spoken with Egypt's intelligence head Abbas Kamel to inform him of his movement's backing ...

Palestinian killed in Israeli strike on <em>Gaza</em>

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Palestinian killed in Israeli strike on Gaza

Three other people were wounded in the attack east of Rafah, Gaza's health ministry said.

Palestine delegation makes UN presentation despite US visa delays

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Palestine delegation makes UN presentation despite US visa delays

Alleged attempts by the US and Israel to scupper Palestine's efforts to present a report on poverty in the occupied territories have failed, ...

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

Derek Davison

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

The New Arab

Egypt 'pressures Hamas' to stop sending fire-kites from Gaza

Egypt has reportedly pressured Gaza's Hamas rulers to prevent incendiary kites and balloons from being launched into Israel.

The New Arab

UK arms sales to human rights abusers 'almost double'

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel and Bahrain "fuel atrocities for years to come", campaigners said.

Ali Adam

Thousands abandon blockaded Strip as Egypt opens crossing

Feature: Thousands of Gazans hit hard by the sharply deteriorating economic and living conditions rushed to leave the Gaza Strip, after ...

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Israel passes law banning left-wing groups from schools

The Israeli parliament on Tuesday passed a law banning groups that are critical of the occupation of Palestinian land from entering Israeli ...

Palestinian dies after being shot by Israel in <em>Gaza</em>

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Palestinian dies after being shot by Israel in Gaza

At least 144 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since protests began along the Gaza border on 30 March.

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Israel halts Gaza fuel, gas transfers to punish Hamas

Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until next Sunday following clashes with Hamas.

Israel strikes Hamas sites days after <em>Gaza</em> ceasefire brokered

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Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

The strikes came after the heaviest exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza since a 2014 war.

Israel frees Turkish woman charged with aiding Hamas

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Israel frees Turkish woman charged with aiding Hamas

Israeli authorities released a Turkish women who had been arrested and accused of helping the Palestinian Hamas movement while visiting the ...

Maradona: 'In my heart, I am Palestinian'

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Maradona: 'In my heart, I am Palestinian'

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

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