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

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

Thank you, Ireland

James J. Zogby

Thank you, Ireland

Comment: The Irish senate's bill to bar Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories sets an example to the rest of Europe, writes James J. Zogby.

Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza 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.

Israeli charged with passing land sales information to PA

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Israeli charged with passing land sales information to PA

An Israeli has been charged with passing on information to Palestinian authorities around West Bank land sales to Israelis.

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Kabul hosts Palestine football friendly match

Kabul will host Palestine in a football friendly to mark Afghanistan's independence day.

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Palestinians finally buried after Israel held corpses for months

The corpses of three Palestinian men were returned to their families and put to rest in their hometowns after Israeli authorities confiscated ...

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Gaza ceasefire holds after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

The ceasefire announced by Hamas has largely held, restoring some calm after some of the biggest airstrikes seen in the strip since the 2014 ...

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Anger after Israel shuts down Palestinian universities in Jerusalem

Two Palestinian educational facilities were shut down by Israeli forces 'until further notice'.

#WorldCup2018: The Palestinian team that could have been

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#WorldCup2018: The Palestinian team that could have been

A visualisation of a Palestinian 'starting 11' highlights the brutal effect of Israeli occupation on talented young players.

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Gaza ceasefire reached after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

Two teenagers were killed and dozens other Palestinians injured after being struck by Israeli rockets in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

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Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

The leaders discussed the Jerusalem embassy move and Trump's so-called "deal of the century".

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Usaid Siddiqui

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Comment: American Jews are abandoning support for Israel in favour of universal human rights, starting with those of Palestinians, writes Usaid ...

Israeli Supreme Court freezes demolition of West Bank village

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Israeli Supreme Court freezes demolition of West Bank village

Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank pending an appeal amid international ...

What Obama 'didn't know' about Palestine is almost unfathomable

Khaled Diab

What Obama 'didn't know' about Palestine is almost unfathomable

Comment: Obama's administration was reportedly unaware of the extent of Israeli settlement activity. Was this stunning ignorance? Or an attempt ...

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Ireland parliament advances ban on Israeli illegal settlement goods

Irish lawmakers have passed the first reading of a bill banning the import and sale of products made in illegal Israeli settlements.

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Ireland parliament expected to ban Israeli illegal settlement goods

Irish lawmakers are expected to pass a bill banning the import and sale of products made in illegal Israeli settlements, local newspaper The ...

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Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

High-profile, all-expenses-paid visits by sporting celebrities have long been used by Israel as part of a strategy to whitewash the occupation ...

CJ Werleman

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

Comment: What will Britain's new foreign secretary mean for Palestinians? CJ Werleman explores.

Fraud trial of Israel prime minister's wife postponed

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Fraud trial of Israel prime minister's wife postponed

Sara Netanyahu's fraud trial has been postponed for three months, the court administration said on Monday, just a week after the Israeli prime ...

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Israeli lawmakers visit contested al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Netanyahu instituted a ban on Israeli lawmakers visiting the site in November 2015 as a measure to ease tensions with the Palestinians.

Israel court charges Turkish woman accused of aiding 'terrorists'

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Israel court charges Turkish woman accused of aiding 'terrorists'

An Israeli military court charged a Turkish woman over fundraising for Hamas.

Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in <em>Jerusalem</em>

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Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

Israel may tighten restrictions on Turkey's international aid agency in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, in a bid to counter ...

Israel blocks European envoys' visit in threatened Palestinian village

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Israel blocks European envoys' visit in threatened Palestinian village

Israel is preparing to raze a Bedouin village in a strategic part of the occupied West Bank, ignoring international calls for a reprieve.

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