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A row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Mahmoud Abbas is trying to cultivate a backlash against Hamas, but cutting salaries is making him just as unpopular in Gaza as the Islamist group, reports Mohammed Arafat.

US city 'bans police from training with <em>Israel</em> forces'

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US city 'bans police from training with Israel forces'

A US city has banned its police force from training with the Israeli military after lobbying from community organisations, making it the first to take such a measure.

Israeli snipers shoot dead two Palestinian protesters in Gaza

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Israeli snipers shoot dead two Palestinian protesters in Gaza

Israeli forces have killed 36 Palestinians in Gaza since mass unarmed demonstrations demanding the right of return began on 30 March.

<em>Israel</em> is lying about Gaza journalists. Here's the proof

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Israel is lying about Gaza journalists. Here's the proof

Video: Israeli military propaganda claiming journalists in Gaza are willingly being used as human shields by Palestinian militants has been ...

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Israeli snipers shoot dead Palestinian protester in Gaza

Israeli forces have killed 35 Palestinians in Gaza since mass unarmed demonstrations demanding the right of return began on 30 March.

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Natalie Portman snubs Israel after its deadly Gaza crackdown

US actress Natalie Portman has pulled out of a ceremony in Israel to receive the "Jewish Nobel Prize" over extreme distress over recent ...

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Israel drops leaflets threatening Palestinians ahead of Gaza protests

Israeli forces and snipers positioned along the border have killed at least 34 Palestinians and injured thousands more since protests in Gaza ...

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Gaza protest tents 'move closer to Israel border fence'

Protest organisers are reportedly moving tents gradually towards the border, amid fears of fresh violence on the fourth week of Great Return ...

Romania to move <em>Israel</em> embassy to Jerusalem

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Romania to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Romania will become the first European Union member to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem, authorities said, after Israel's prime ...

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Israeli army escorts settlers, attacks Palestinians in Ramallah raids

Israeli forces escorted and protected settlers as they attacked Palestinians during a storm on the village of al-Mazra’a ash-Sharqiya, west of ...

At least six states considering moving embassies: Netanyahu

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At least six states considering moving embassies: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at least half a dozen nations are considering moving their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

<em>Israel</em>: A radicalised state built on fear and violence

CJ Werleman

Israel: A radicalised state built on fear and violence

Comment: From Tel Aviv liberals to the ultra-orthodox community of Jerusalem, Israeli public discourse towards Palestinians is increasingly ...

Palestinians hold mass protest as <em>Israel</em> celebrates 'independence'

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Palestinians hold mass protest as Israel celebrates 'independence'

Tens of thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel have held a mass protest as the country celebrates 70 years since the modern Jewish ...

Cyclist shot by <em>Israel</em> misses Asian games after amputation

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Cyclist shot by Israel misses Asian games after amputation

Alaa Al-Daly, 21, had his right leg amputated after being shot during the first day of the 'Great Return March' protests which began on 30 March.

Wasan Abu Baker

Learning how to advocate for Palestinians in DC

American Muslims for Palestine's fourth annual conference was part of a growing effort to train future champions of the Palestinian cause in the United States. Wasan Abu Baker was there.

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Refugees in Syria face food, medicine shortages amid shelling

Conditions inside Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus are "rapidly deteriorating", UNWRA said on Wednesday.

Uri Levy

Baldivieso the Bolivian: This week in Middle East football

Just when you thought Palestinian football couldn't get more complicated, enter the national team's new Bolivian manager, Julio Baldivieso, who ...

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Iran's Rouhani: 'We will produce any weapons we need'

During an ostentatious military parade, Iran's Rouhani puts on a show of defiance over ballistic missiles, but stresses it 'does not intend any ...

Syrian-Palestinian offensive to oust IS from capital 'within days'

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Syrian-Palestinian offensive to oust IS from capital 'within days'

Syrian regime and allied Palestinian fighters are pressuring Islamic State fighters to evacuate the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in ...

Rami Almeghari

Gaza's shortage-stricken hospitals crumble under #GreatReturnMarch inundation

In-depth: The deluge of critically wounded Palestinians following the Great Return March has pushed Gaza's hospitals further into crisis, with ...

Iranian lawmakers slam Tehran's crackdown on environmentalists

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Iranian lawmakers slam Tehran's crackdown on environmentalists

Iran's parliamentary environmental and transparency committees have convened to discus the arrests of several NGO workers earlier this year.

Hamas ready to negotiate prisoner exchange deal

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Hamas ready to negotiate prisoner exchange deal

In the group's most pointed remarks yet, Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said Hamas is ready to start negotiations with Israel through a ...

Palestinian envoy: No peace plan without East Jerusalem capital

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Palestinian envoy: No peace plan without East Jerusalem capital

'No state without East Jerusalem its capital': Palestinian ambassador to the US Husam Zomlot reiterated the centrality of Jerusalem, Gaza and ...

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