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Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias Jahshan.

Comment: Israel's theatrical criminalisation of BDS shows it considers the movement a serious threat to its legitimacy and existence, writes CJ Werleman.

Israel's opposition leader Gabbay suggests withdrawing from West Bank

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Israel's opposition leader Gabbay suggests withdrawing from West Bank

Israel's key opposition leader made waves by declaring his support for an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank if peace negotiations between the two states fail

'Israel is very nice': Bahraini royal visits Tel Aviv

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'Israel is very nice': Bahraini royal visits Tel Aviv

A Bahraini prince has visited Tel Aviv and met with an Israeli minister, in the latest sign the Gulf state could normalise relations with Israel.

Ireland scraps bill banning goods from Israeli-occupied territories

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Ireland scraps bill banning goods from Israeli-occupied territories

The Irish government also opposed the bill introduced by independent lawmaker Frances Black.

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Women 'insulted' as American VP Pence visits Western Wall

"Western Wall rules" were used to separate male and female journalists covering Vice-President Pence, sparking outrage amongst reporters.

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Palestinian backlash as Pence addresses Israel's Knesset

A number of Palestinian MKs have held a protest against Vice-President Mike Pence's speech to Israel's parliament, angry over the US' embassy ...

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Pence tells Israel 'Jerusalem embassy will open next year'

Knesset members listened to US Vice-President Mike Pence deliver a strongly pro-Israel speech to parliament on Monday, angering ...

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Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meeting

The visit is the final leg of a trip that included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a US military facility near the Syrian border.

Palestinian <em>Knesset</em> members to boycott speech by 'messianic' Pence

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Palestinian Knesset members to boycott speech by 'messianic' Pence

Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in Cairo on Saturday to start his first Middle East tour, travelling to Jordan and Israel today.

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US government shutdown threat: Pence to continue MidEast trip

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel this week despite a partial shutdown of federal government services ...

A year on, justice unlikely after Palestinian teacher killing

Ylenia Gostoli

A year on, justice unlikely after Palestinian teacher killing

Israeli police have ended an internal investigation into the death of Yaakub Abu al-Qian, who was shot by a police officer in a Negev village.

Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

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Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

Pence's Middle East visit will take place amid sky-high tensions and anti-US sentiment in the region, meaning Sisi and Abdullah must tread ...

Israel 'planning to legalise' 70 settler outposts

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Israel 'planning to legalise' 70 settler outposts

Israel's deputy defence minister said a team has been set up to look into the process of authorising 70 illegal settler outposts in the West ...

Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

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Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

Donald Trump invited almost universal condemnation last month when it officially recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but his deputy ...

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Jerusalem escalations are 'an act of war': Abbas spokesman

Abbas spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said Trump's Jerusalem decision, along with the Israeli Knesset voting on a law to make Jerusalem "unified", are declarations of war

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Israel passes law requiring supermajority to cede Jerusalem

Israel’s parliament has passed a law requiring a supermajority vote to relinquish control over any part of Jerusalem to the Palestinians.

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Israeli parliament to vote on death penalty for Palestinians

Israel's Knesset will on Wednesday vote on a draft bill to enable capital punishment for Palestinians "involved in operations against ...

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Pence Middle East trip going ahead amid Jerusalem outrage

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit the Egypt and Israel on Tuesday despite controversy and cancellations following the Washington ...

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Sonia Boulos

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions ...

Thayer Hastings

Trump's Jerusalem announcement will only fuel repression of Palestinians

Comment: Israel's brutal practices targeting Palestinian residents of Jerusalem make life unlivable for many, writes Thayer Hastings.

Canada embassy 'to remain in Tel Aviv'

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Canada embassy 'to remain in Tel Aviv'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it clear on Thursday that Canada's embassy in Israel would remain in Tel Aviv.

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

Ylenia Gostoli

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

In-depth: The Palestinian leadership will come under increasing pressure as tensions build in the region following Trump's decision to move ...

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has dismissed warnings from Arab leaders, European allies and even the Pope by announcing the US' recognition of ...

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