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Israel resolved a funding dispute last minute threatening their ability to host Eurovision 2019, with the broadcaster paying the guarantee hours before the deadline.

Israeli forces have started to level land in the Palestinian village of Einabous, south of Nablus, to expand settlements considered illegal under international law.

Israel's Netanyahu hints at early elections in 2019

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Israel's Netanyahu hints at early elections in 2019

Netanyahu may force premature parliamentary elections for early 2019 due to a disagreement with Hasidic Jews over military conscription laws

Palestinian Israelis rally against 'apartheid' Jewish nation-state law

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Palestinian Israelis rally against 'apartheid' Jewish nation-state law

Tens of thousands of Palestinian Israelis and their supporters have rallied in Tel Aviv, protesting a law that declares Israel the nation state ...

Morocco's Jewish leader dies in Jerusalem

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Morocco's Jewish leader dies in Jerusalem

Israeli media outlets have reported that Morocco's chief rabbi has passed away in Jerusalem at the age of 90.

James J. Zogby

The struggle for Palestinian rights: Then and now

Comment: James J. Zogby takes stock of forty years of campaigning for Palestinian rights, and discusses reasons to believe we might finally be turning a corner.

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Prominent Jewish activist Simone Zimmerman held at Israeli border

Anti-occupation activist and former Bernie Sanders aide Zimmerman was held at the Israeli border for hours, quizzed over her political stance ...

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Thousands of Israeli Druze protest Jewish nation law

Tens of thousands of Israeli Druze and their supporters rallied in central Tel Aviv Saturday to protest a new law they say makes them ...

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Israel sold Duterte guns for deadly Philippines drug war

Human rights groups estimate as many as 12,000 people have been killed in Duterte's brutal crackdown on drugs.

Israeli military faces Druze uproar over Jewish nation bill

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Israeli military faces Druze uproar over Jewish nation bill

The Druze, who follow an offshoot of Shia Islam, have been fiercely loyal to the state and have risen to high office in the military and ...

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Palestinian sentenced to jail for 'incitement' with poems

An Israeli court sentenced an Arab woman to five months in prison for incitement to violence for poems and other social media posts, the justice ...

<em>Jews</em> who oppose nation-state law are traitors, says Netanyahu

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Jews who oppose nation-state law are traitors, says Netanyahu

Israel's prime minister accused Israelis who are opposed to the 'racist' nation-state bill as traitors to Zionism.

Israel's ban on South African model follows apartheid playbook

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Israel's ban on South African model follows apartheid playbook

Comment: Israel's ban on Shashi Naidoo entering the Occupied Palestinian Territories is eerily reminiscent of apartheid South Africa's siege ...

Silwan seethes at Israeli heritage centre in Palestinian neighbourhood

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Silwan seethes at Israeli heritage centre in Palestinian neighbourhood

A $1.2m cultural centre for Yemenite Jews is to be housed in a former synagogue in Silwan, East Jerusalem, from where a Palestinian ...

Hundreds of Israeli figures sign letter decrying nation-state law

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Hundreds of Israeli figures sign letter decrying nation-state law

'During the years of your rule, you have been steadily eroding the foundations of our state:' Israeli writers and intellectuals blast Netanyahu ...

Azmi Bishara

What does Israel's 'Jewish Nation' basic law mean?

Israel's controversial Jewish Nation basic law will have deep consequences for democracy and Arab citizens' rights in the country, writes Dr. Azmi Bishara.

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Israel arrests Italian graffiti artists for painting Ahed Tamimi

The two graffiti artists were detained Saturday for painting a mural of Palestinian resistance icon Ahed Tamimi, who was released from Israeli ...

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Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa mosque, fire at worshippers

Videos on social media showed Israeli police storming Al-Aqsa mosque, firing tear gas, live ammunition and rubber-coated metal bullets at ...

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Israel to build new settler homes after knife attack

Four hundred new housing units will be built in the Adam settlement north of Jerusalem following the stabbing of three Israelis by a Palestinian ...

Netanyahu holds talks with Druze over nation state law

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Netanyahu holds talks with Druze over nation state law

Members of Israel's 130,000-strong Druze community - who serve in the police and military - have been among those strongly denouncing the ...

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian after West Bank stabbing attack

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian on Thursday after he stabbed three Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank.

Erdogan calls Israel world's 'most fascist, racist' state

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Erdogan calls Israel world's 'most fascist, racist' state

Erdogan's tough onslaught against Israel comes after Israel's parliament passes a new law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish ...

Palestinian boy arrested for waving Palestinian flag at al-Aqsa

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Palestinian boy arrested for waving Palestinian flag at al-Aqsa

Israeli forces detained a boy on Sunday after he waved a Palestinian flag at Jeusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque compound during a visit by hundreds of ...

Thousands protest Israeli law denying surrogacy for gay couples

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Thousands protest Israeli law denying surrogacy for gay couples

Thousands of protesters gathered in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square to demonstrate against an Israeli law denying surrogacy rights for gay couples.

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