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Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions that exist to uphold it, writes Sonia Boulos.

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 Washington's embassy to Jerusalem, reports Ylenia Gostoli.

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 ...

Tens of thousands of Israelis protest 'Netanyahu corruption'

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Tens of thousands of Israelis protest 'Netanyahu corruption'

Israel's largest anti-corruption demonstration saw tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets over a law critics say is designed to ...

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Israeli MPs back law protecting Netanyahu in criminal probe

Israel's parliament on Monday approved the first reading of a bill opponents of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu say is designed to help him survive an ongoing police investigation into corruption.

Yasmin Ibrahim

Donald Macintyre's 'Gaza: Preparing for Dawn': An incisive account

Book review: Macintyre's authoritative voice comes through in his persistent interrogation of one overarching question: How did Gaza get so bad?

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Netanyahu backs far-right party plan to 'annex West Bank'

In a pre-recorded video message played to attendees who took part in National Union-Tkuma's conference, Netanyahu said he was "pleased" the ...

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Far-right Israeli party to 'pay Palestinians to leave'

A far-right nationalist party in Israel will launch a new online campaign to pay Palestinians to leave the occupied West Bank and move to ...

Jerusalem churches denounce Israeli efforts to 'weaken Christian presence'

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Jerusalem churches denounce Israeli efforts to 'weaken Christian presence'

The heads of churches in Jerusalem on Monday criticised what they say is a breach of the religious status quo in the city by Israel.

Steven Salaita

'Israeli' hummus is theft, not appropriation

Comment: Referencing Arab defensiveness about traditional dishes without mentioning colonisation or ethnic cleansing is a whitewash, writes ...

Israeli police prevent marriage of 14-year-old bride

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Israeli police prevent marriage of 14-year-old bride

Israeli authorities placed a groom and a rabbi under house arrest after intervening in an illegal marriage ceremony involving an underage girl.

Israel revokes citizenship of 'hundreds of Palestinian Bedouins'

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Israel revokes citizenship of 'hundreds of Palestinian Bedouins'

Israeli authorities have revoked the citizenship of hundreds of Palestinian Bedouin in Israel's Negev desert in recent years, leaving many ...

Israel freezes controversial settlement law

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Israel freezes controversial settlement law

Judge Neal Hendel issued an open-ended restraining order suspending a bill passed by parliament that would retroactively legalise a number of ...

Israel arrests Islamic Movement head over alleged terror involvement

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Israel arrests Islamic Movement head over alleged terror involvement

Family of banned northern Palestinian-Israeli movement Islamic Movement branch say his latest arrest is part of a sustained campaign of personal ...

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Israel moves to revoke Palestinian thinker Azmi Bishara’s citizenship

Israel's interior minister on Sunday said he was seeking to strip Azmi Bishara of his Israeli citizenship

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Israel sentences Palestinian lawmaker to six months without trial

A member of the Palestinian Legislative Council has been sentenced to six months administrative detention after being arrested for ties to the ...

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Israel's Labor party holds leadership vote to regain influence

Israel's main opposition Labor party on Monday will vote for a new leader as it seeks to regain influence following a slide in opinion polls.

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Egyptian pop-star sues Israel's police over song misuse

Prominent Egyptian pop singer, Hani Shaker sued Israel's police force this week, after lyrics from his song was used in a campaign to recruit ...

Israel to lift ban on politicians visiting al-Aqsa

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Israel to lift ban on politicians visiting al-Aqsa

Israel will lift a two-year-old ban preventing politicians visiting Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque for five days later this month, following a legal ...

Diana Alghoul

Israel's new tax will blackmail African migrants into leaving

African migrants will be blackmailed by Israel's new tax into leaving the country, as Tel Aviv ramps up its offensive against people of colour.

Career or country? This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Career or country? This week in Middle East football

Blog: Kenny Saief, the Israeli-Druze midfielder, has chosen to represent the United States, while a summer of transfers awaits, writes Uri Levy.

East Libyan minister meets Israeli politicians at secret conference

Robert Cusack

East Libyan minister meets Israeli politicians at secret conference

Omar al-Gawairi was photographed shaking hands with Israel’s Minister of Communications, Ayoub Kara, but did not try to publicise his attendance ...

'Temporary' deals become entrenched injustices as Israeli occupation persists

Daoud Kuttab

'Temporary' deals become entrenched injustices as Israeli occupation persists

Comment: Open-ended agreements reached without resolution always favour the occupier over the occupied, writes Daoud Kuttab.

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