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Comment: People power successfully pressured Israel into removing its controversial security measures at al Aqsa. This momentum must now be harnessed across Jerusalem and Palestine, writes Daoud

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Palestinian killed after alleged stabbing attempt on Israeli soldiers

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Palestinian killed after alleged stabbing attempt on Israeli soldiers

A 24-year-old Palestinian man was shot dead after allegedly attempting to stab a group of Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint on Friday.

Israel fires live ammunition at civilian crowd in Bethlehem

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Israel fires live ammunition at civilian crowd in Bethlehem

The New Arab has seen videos confirming that live ammunition has been used against a demonstration in Bethlehem, following afternoon prayers on ...

Crowds celebrate return of dead Palestinian to hometown

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Crowds celebrate return of dead Palestinian to hometown

Hundreds of Palestinians lined the streets of Hizma, chanting slogans and waving flags, as Mohammed Fethi Kanaan's body was transported there ...

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Israel enforces stronger security presence in Jerusalem

Palestinian men under the age of 50 will not be allowed past numerous police cordons for Friday prayers at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque for the second week in a row.

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Jordan and Israel seek 'justice' after attacks

King Abdullah urged Netanyahu to 'take responsibility' including a trial for the killer, while the Israeli leader called for the execution of ...

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Concerns as renowned former Palestinian security chief meets Hamas

The burgeoning alliance between Hamas and Mohammed Dahlan is seen as a potential blow to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

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Many injured in clashes as Israel closes al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel has closed the Bab al-Hatta gate to al-Aqsa Mosque again as fresh clashes erupt between police and Palestinian protesters.

Thousands fill streets for funeral of al-Aqsa mosque gunmen

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Thousands fill streets for funeral of al-Aqsa mosque gunmen

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of three men killed after shooting dead two Israeli police officers outside al-Aqsa, ultimately ...

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Muslim leaders in Jerusalem lift boycott on al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian religious leaders met after Israel removed an overhead metal bridge and railings it recently installed outside the shrine

Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures

Israel removed security installations from the entrances around the al-Aqsa mosque compound late Wednesday, leading to celebrations among ...

Israeli removal of al-Aqsa metal detectors not enough: Erdogan

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Israeli removal of al-Aqsa metal detectors not enough: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday welcomed Israel's removal of metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site but ...

Why artists should not perform in Israel

Huda Ammori

Why artists should not perform in Israel

Comment: To perform in Israel is to ignore the Palestinian people's call for boycott, and it flies in the face of the struggle for social ...

Gaza protests against the 'Judaisation' of al-Aqsa mosque

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Gaza protests against the 'Judaisation' of al-Aqsa mosque

Thousands of Palestinians marched in solidarity with their Jerusalemite counterparts on Tuesday, against the measures the Israeli occupation has ...

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Palestinian president condemned for 'attacking' leftist politburo

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was accused of using an unspecified “repulsive” insult against a senior member of the PFLP movement, Omar Shihada.

Uri Levy

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Arab Club Championship represents a serious mark for sports broadcasting as it becomes the first football tournament to be broadcast ...

Robert Cusack

Hamas to remain on terror list: European court

The appeal was carried as evidence from the United States and United Kingdom had supported the original decision.

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Israel bars US activists under controversial anti-BDS law

Israel has implemented a controversial new policy which keeps out non-citizens who publicly support a boycott of Israel or work for an ...

Islamic officials in Jerusalem maintain boycott of Aqsa

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Islamic officials in Jerusalem maintain boycott of Aqsa

Muslim officials in Jerusalem on Tuesday said Palestinian worshipers should continue to boycott the al-Aqsa mosque compound after Israel ...

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UN demands al-Aqsa crisis to be resolved by Friday

UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov has warned that the dangers on the ground will escalate if there is no resolution to the current crisis.

Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive al-Aqsa mosque

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Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive al-Aqsa mosque

Israel has removed metal detectors from the sensitive al-Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem, hoping to defuse deadly violence set off by the ...

Pan-Islamic body to meet in Turkey over Aqsa crisis

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Pan-Islamic body to meet in Turkey over Aqsa crisis

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will meet in Istanbul next week for crisis talks on the escalating tensions at the al-Aqsa mosque after ...

Trump envoy to visit Israel amid ongoing al-Aqsa crisis

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Trump envoy to visit Israel amid ongoing al-Aqsa crisis

A senior aide to US President Donald Trump is due to visit Israel on Monday in a bid to deescalate a mounting crisis at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa ...

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