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Comment: We should be looking for ways to end this long Palestinian exile, not sustain it, writes Ghada Karmi.

Comment: Trump's recent decision to defund the UNRWA is part of a broader attempt to destroy the Palestinian national movement, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

One state, two state: Palestine's reality

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One state, two state: Palestine's reality

Infographic: Much of the global discussion would have us believe Palestinian and Israeli leaderships are two separate spheres of sovereignty, however the reality is very different.

Jordan king condemns Palestinian confederation as 'red line'

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Jordan king condemns Palestinian confederation as 'red line'

Jordan's King Abdullah II firmly rejects the idea of a confederation with the Palestinians in the place of a two-state solution to Israeli ...

UN schools for Palestinians defy cuts, open on time

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UN schools for Palestinians defy cuts, open on time

Palestinians depend on the UNRWA to get by outside their homeland, in countries that treat them as second-class residents with only limited ...

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US team asked Abbas about Jordan-Palestinian confederation: NGO

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was asked by US officials about forming a Palestinian-Jordan confederation, Abbas told activists on Sunday.

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US ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

The United States is ending its decades of funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees, the State Department announced on Friday.

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Trump to 'end all funding' for Palestinian refugees

The decision was reportedly made at a meeting earlier this month between President Donald Trump's advisor Jared Kushner and Secretary ...

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US cancels more than $200 million in Palestinian aid

Palestinian officials have slammed a decision by the US to cut $200 million in funds to Gaza and the West Bank.

UNRWA chief says Palestinian refugees can't be 'wished away'

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UNRWA chief says Palestinian refugees can't be 'wished away'

In January, the US, the largest donor to the agency, slashed some $300 million from its annual contribution to UNRWA, prompting an unprecedented ...

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UNRWA schools to open on time despite US freeze

UNRWA was set up after the 1948 war that accompanied the creation of Israel, during which more than 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled ...

US takes aim at UN Palestinian refugee agency, again

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US takes aim at UN Palestinian refugee agency, again

The UNRWA has been a regular target of Israel and the Trump administration.

Trump staffs up Mideast team to unveil peace plan

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Trump staffs up Mideast team to unveil peace plan

The formation of a White house team is the first evidence in months that any US peace plan is advancing.

<em>Kushner</em> 'pressured Jordan' to strip Palestinians of refugee status

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Kushner 'pressured Jordan' to strip Palestinians of refugee status

US President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner reportedly pressured Jordan to strip more than two million ...

Saudi king says Trump peace plan 'must include Jerusalem'

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Saudi king says Trump peace plan 'must include Jerusalem'

King Salman's recent pledges appear to have been prompted by Trump's controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ...

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Netanyahu promises Gaza political and economic reshuffle ‘soon'

Significant efforts have been made to reach a deal that would alleviate some of Gaza's economic and humanitarian suffering, as Israeli army leaders warn of impending conflict.

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Trump's peace plan 'dead upon arrival', says Palestinian envoy

Riyad Mansour said the US "lost the qualification to be the only party to supervise the political process" after it recognised Jerusalem as ...

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Egypt says it killed 3 jihadists, destroyed Gaza tunnels

The Egyptian army said its forces killed three jihadists in the Sinai and destroyed tunnels at Rafah on the Gaza border as part of a vast ...

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Hamas, Israel 'in indirect talks over solving Gaza crises'

Qatari envoy for Gaza Mohammed al-Emadi reveals Hamas and Israel are indirectly negotiating, with the knowledge of the US, to reach a deal to ...

Sinai 'cornerstone' to Trump's peace plan, Egyptian sources reveal

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Sinai 'cornerstone' to Trump's peace plan, Egyptian sources reveal

Details of Trump's designs on the North Sinai, including Egyptian-controlled air and sea ports and an industrial zone for Gaza, have reportedly ...

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Saudis, allies 'back US peace plan without Palestine support'

Arab countries have backed a US peace plan that Palestinians have refused to discuss and warned is doomed to fail, Yisrael Hayom reported on ...

Netanyahu met with Saudi crown prince in Amman: report

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Netanyahu met with Saudi crown prince in Amman: report

The two countries share a number of strategic interests, including their desire to rollback Iran's regional influence.

Trump adviser <em>Kushner</em> criticises Abbas in rare interview

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Trump adviser Kushner criticises Abbas in rare interview

US President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Sunday questioned the ability and willingness of Palestinian president Mahmoud ...

Palestinian official: US peace plan doomed to fail

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Palestinian official: US peace plan doomed to fail

The Palestinian president’s spokesman says any US. peace plan that bypasses the Palestinians is doomed to fail.

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