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Comment: Apartheid Israel can never be a democratic state, despite what some 'liberals' might think, writes James J. Zogby.

Former energy minister Gonen Segev - previously detained on drugs and fraud charges - was handed over to Israel accused of spying for Iran during recent hostilities.

US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

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US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

The US envoy in Israel allegedly admonished 'ungrateful' Israeli politicians in secret over their calls for the Trump administration to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights

The hijacking of AFP: Lessons for beginner journalists

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

The hijacking of AFP: Lessons for beginner journalists

Comment: AFP has made some crucial - and elementary - mistakes in its profile of academic Azmi Bishara, writes Abdelwahab El-Affendi.

Israel to decide fate of Palestinian families facing eviction

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Israel to decide fate of Palestinian families facing eviction

The fate of 70 Palestinian families is due to be confirmed on Sunday as Israeli authorities are due to decide on a petition calling for the axe ...

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Morocco delegation visits Israel despite deadly Gaza crackdown

A Moroccan delegation of civil society organisations has begun a visit to Israel, amid a deadly crackdown against Palestinians.

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Israel 'negotiated with Jordan' for Syria land swap

A four-way land-swap deal proposed by Israel in 2009 could have most of the occupied Golan Heights go back to Syria.

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Israel's top court meets on contentious land-grab law

Israel's highest court met to discuss a new law that allows expropriation of Palestinian land.

CJ Werleman

Why Israel wants to ban filming Israeli soldiers

Comment: Israeli lawmakers' attempts to muzzle citizen journalists and the press shows the power of their narratives, writes CJ Werleman.

Israel rejects petition against controversial law targeting Palestinian lawmakers

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Israel rejects petition against controversial law targeting Palestinian lawmakers

An Israeli court has rejected a petition against a controversial law that targets Palestinian-Israeli lawmakers, a legal firm representing the ...

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Israeli MP calls for recognition of 'Armenian genocide'

Israel's parliament is set to push a number of proposals against Turkey in the latest tit-for-tat diplomatic spat between the two sides.

Israel minister threatens Palestinian lawmaker over Gaza solidarity protest

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Israel minister threatens Palestinian lawmaker over Gaza solidarity protest

Israel's defence minister has said a Palestinian lawmaker should be in prison after he tried to visit people injured during protests against ...

Israel to 'officially recognise' Armenian genocide following Turkey spat

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Israel to 'officially recognise' Armenian genocide following Turkey spat

Israeli MPs could officially recognise the 1915 Armenian genocide by Turkey, in a bid to avenge Ankara amid an escalating diplomatic row.

The US and Israel's radical right Kahane connections

David Sheen

The US and Israel's radical right Kahane connections

Comment: The fact that American envoys are so closely connected to Israel's Kahane movement should be of great concern, writes David Sheen.

Palestinians in Israel go on strike over Gaza slaughter

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Palestinians in Israel go on strike over Gaza slaughter

Palestinian citizens of Israel have launched a general strike in solidarity with their Gazan country-folk.

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Israel to confiscate Palestinian land in Nablus

The Israeli army has notified Palestinians that it will be confiscating privately owned Palestinian land in Nablus to benefit illegal settlements.

CJ Werleman

In Israel, extremist rabbis are becoming the norm

Comment: Benjamin Netanyahu has come to depend on extremist rabbis and the ultra-orthodox community for his political survival, writes CJ ...

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Knesset authorises Netanyahu to 'declare war' without cabinet backing

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu now how the power to authorise military intervention without cabinet approval.

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Israeli minister defends soldiers filmed cheering after shooting Palestinian

The Israeli military's promise to 'thoroughly investigate' a leaked video showing a young Palestinian shot by a sniper in Gaza to the sound of ...

Arabs and Jews 'reach numerical parity' in historic Palestine

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Arabs and Jews 'reach numerical parity' in historic Palestine

The number of Arabs between the river Jordan and the Mediterranean now equals or exceeds the number of Jews in historic Palestine, which ...

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Legendary Palestinian singer Rim Banna laid to rest

Palestinian icon Rim Banna was buried in her home town Nazareth after a nine year battle against breast cancer.

Netanyahu avoids early elections over ultra-Orthodox draft

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Netanyahu avoids early elections over ultra-Orthodox draft

Israel's PM narrowly avoided a shock election - that some insist he is orchestrating to distract from despite corruption allegations - by ...

New law lets Israeli police hold corpses of Palestinians

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New law lets Israeli police hold corpses of Palestinians

Israeli lawmakers have passed a controversial bill allowing police to hold the corpses of alleged Palestinian assailants indefinitely, ...

So, you want to wear a keffiyeh?

Elias Jahshan

So, you want to wear a keffiyeh?

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

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