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The Palestinian Authority has condemned a plan to build 20,000 illegal settlement units in the occupied city of Jerusalem as a "declaration of war".

Saudi Arabia's regional allies have come out in support for Riyadh over its surprise boycott of Canada.

Netanyahu promises Gaza political and economic reshuffle ‘soon'

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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.

Amnesty urges Palestinian Authority to recognise rights of protesters

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Amnesty urges Palestinian Authority to recognise rights of protesters

Amnesty International has urged the Palestinian Authority to exercise 'restraint' towards Palestinian protesters following recent allegations of ...

Palestinian Authority: Trump's 'Deal of the Century is thwarted'

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Palestinian Authority: Trump's 'Deal of the Century is thwarted'

The Palestinian Authority has thwarted Trump's so-called 'Deal of the Century' as Ramallah and Washington tensions continue to rise.

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Israeli charged with passing land sales information to PA

An Israeli has been charged with passing on information to Palestinian authorities around West Bank land sales to Israelis.

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Maradona: 'In my heart, I am Palestinian'

Football legend and longtime supporter of the Palestinian cause Diego Maradona has told PA President Mahmoud Abbas 'I am Palestinian' ...

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Erekat blasts Israel's move to punish Palestinian prisoner families

Saeb Erekat said Israel's move to freeze money transfers to the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority threatens its existence.

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Israel freezes Palestinian Authority funds over prisoner payments

Legislation was approved late on Monday that gives the Israeli government powers to withhold funds to the PA, which goes towards ...

Australia ends direct aid to Palestinian Authority

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Australia ends direct aid to Palestinian Authority

Australia has ended direct aid to the Palestinian Authority because it says its donations could increase the self-governing body's capacity to ...

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Prince William is no 'peacemaker' for Palestinians

Comment: The royal visit paid lip service to the Palestinian right to statehood, but remained silent on the causes that have stood in its way, ...

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

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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 ...

Palestinians protest in Ramallah over Gaza sanctions

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Palestinians protest in Ramallah over Gaza sanctions

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated Saturday in the occupied West Bank to demand the Palestinian Authority lift punitive measures against the ...

Ammunition into art in Gaza

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Ammunition into art in Gaza

The New Arab Meets: A Palestinian craftsman who is creating miniature objects from pieces of empty bullet cases and gas canisters shot by ...

US 'pushing Gulf to fund Sinai-based Gaza economic projects'

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US 'pushing Gulf to fund Sinai-based Gaza economic projects'

The United States has reportedly been pushing Gulf states to invest in economic projects for Gaza to be built in Egypt's northern Sinai, Haaretz ...

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Palestinian officials: Trump's 'deal of the century' doomed

The PA says that a regional tour next week by White House adviser Jared Kushner and Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, would produce "no results".

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Palestinian forces break up Ramallah protest over Gaza

Hundreds of protesters demonstrating against Palestinian punitive measures against Hamas-run Gaza were dispersed by Palestinian authorities on ...

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Palestinians urge snap ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

The Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an 'immediate investigation' into alleged Israeli ...

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Gazan sets himself on fire days after Israeli massacre

The Palestinian Authority employee and father of two was reportedly angry over a salary freeze imposed on Gaza staff.

At least 1,000 children injured by Israeli gunfire, teargas

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At least 1,000 children injured by Israeli gunfire, teargas

Thousands of children have been injured in Gaza protests according to an international aid group, with concerns that more will be exposed to ...

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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 ...

Palestinian officials denounce Israel bill to withhold prisoners' funds

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Palestinian officials denounce Israel bill to withhold prisoners' funds

Palestinian officials have denounced an Israeli draft law that allows Tel Aviv to withhold funds to the Palestinian Authority over its payments ...

Abbas apologises for anti-Semitic comment after outrage

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Abbas apologises for anti-Semitic comment after outrage

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas apologised after saying Jews provoked the Holocaust through their socioeconomic status in Europe earlier ...

Abbas reaffirms leadership as PLO chief despite decreasing popularity

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Abbas reaffirms leadership as PLO chief despite decreasing popularity

A Palestinian National Council meeting boycotted by Hamas and the leftist PFLP reaffirmed Abbas as the head of the PLO as a growing number of ...

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