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Comment: People power successfully pressured Israel into removing its controversial security measures at al Aqsa. This momentum must now be harnessed across Jerusalem and Palestine, writes Daoud

Comment: Whether they are challenging whiteness, settler colonialism or capitalism, 'disruptive' intellectuals are being blacklisted and even sacked from America's academic institutions. This practice must stop, writes Steven Salaita.

Palestinian killed after alleged stabbing attempt on Israeli soldiers

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Palestinian killed after alleged stabbing attempt on Israeli soldiers

A 24-year-old Palestinian man was shot dead after allegedly attempting to stab a group of Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint on Friday.

<em>Israel</em> fires live ammunition at civilian crowd in Bethlehem

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Israel fires live ammunition at civilian crowd in Bethlehem

The New Arab has seen videos confirming that live ammunition has been used against a demonstration in Bethlehem, following afternoon prayers on ...

Crowds celebrate return of dead Palestinian to hometown

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Crowds celebrate return of dead Palestinian to hometown

Hundreds of Palestinians lined the streets of Hizma, chanting slogans and waving flags, as Mohammed Fethi Kanaan's body was transported there ...

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Israel enforces stronger security presence in Jerusalem

Palestinian men under the age of 50 will not be allowed past numerous police cordons for Friday prayers at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque for the second week in a row.

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Jordan and Israel seek 'justice' after attacks

King Abdullah urged Netanyahu to 'take responsibility' including a trial for the killer, while the Israeli leader called for the execution of ...

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East Libya closes Sudan consulate over alleged people smuggling

The east Libyan government closed the Sudanese consulate in the south-eastern city of Kufra, a major smuggling route for migrants.

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Many injured in clashes as Israel closes al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel has closed the Bab al-Hatta gate to al-Aqsa Mosque again as fresh clashes erupt between police and Palestinian protesters.

Thousands fill streets for funeral of al-Aqsa mosque gunmen

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Thousands fill streets for funeral of al-Aqsa mosque gunmen

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of three men killed after shooting dead two Israeli police officers outside al-Aqsa, ultimately ...

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Muslim leaders in Jerusalem lift boycott on al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian religious leaders met after Israel removed an overhead metal bridge and railings it recently installed outside the shrine

Palestinians celebrate as <em>Israel</em> removes Aqsa security measures Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures

Israel removed security installations from the entrances around the al-Aqsa mosque compound late Wednesday, leading to celebrations ...

Netanyahu vows to expel Al Jazeera over al-Aqsa coverage

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Netanyahu vows to expel Al Jazeera over al-Aqsa coverage

Israel's prime minister has vowed to expel Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera, claiming the network is "inciting" violence as tensions have flared at ...

Dahlan 'set up UAE-backed terrorist training camp in Sinai'

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Dahlan 'set up UAE-backed terrorist training camp in Sinai'

Exiled former Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan has reportedly set up a terrorist training camp in Egypt's Sinai peninsula to carry out attacks in ...

Jordan: 'No deal' with <em>Israel</em> over embassy killing Jordan: 'No deal' with Israel over embassy killing

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Jordan: 'No deal' with Israel over embassy killing

Jordan's foreign minister said the government would not 'trade with the blood of our children', demanding the Israeli embassy agent accused of ...

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Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa Mosque as Jerusalem tensions continue

Israeli settlers entered through the western wall of al-Aqsa Mosque, which is controlled by Israeli police, witnesses said.

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Israeli removal of al-Aqsa metal detectors not enough: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday welcomed Israel's removal of metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site but ...

Huda Ammori

Why artists should not perform in Israel

Comment: To perform in Israel is to ignore the Palestinian people's call for boycott, and it flies in the face of the struggle for ...

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Hariri stunned as Trump claims Lebanon army 'fighting Hizballah'

President Trump has promised Prime Minister Hariri that the US will continue to back the Lebanese army in its battle with IS militants, ...

Gaza protests against the 'Judaisation' of al-Aqsa mosque

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Gaza protests against the 'Judaisation' of al-Aqsa mosque

Thousands of Palestinians marched in solidarity with their Jerusalemite counterparts on Tuesday, against the measures the Israeli occupation has ...

Uri Levy

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Arab Club Championship represents a serious mark for sports broadcasting as it becomes the first football tournament to be broadcast ...

Hamas to remain on terror list: European court

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Hamas to remain on terror list: European court

The appeal was carried as evidence from the United States and United Kingdom had supported the original decision.

<em>Israel</em> bars US activists under controversial anti-BDS law

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Israel bars US activists under controversial anti-BDS law

Israel has implemented a controversial new policy which keeps out non-citizens who publicly support a boycott of Israel or ...

Trump won't let Assad get away with 'horrible' crimes

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Trump won't let Assad get away with 'horrible' crimes

US President Donald Trump vowed to prevent Bashar al-Assad from carrying out any more chemical attacks, in comments made during his meeting with ...

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