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Seventy-six members of the US Congress have signed a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, urging him to end demolitions and evictions of Palestinians in the West Bank.

The UN's Mideast envoy called on Wednesday for urgent action to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war sparked by the Israeli killings in Gaza.

<em>Palestine</em> teenager shot by Israeli troops in protest dies

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Palestine teenager shot by Israeli troops in protest dies

A Palestinian teenager has succumbed to a gunshot wound inflicted by Israeli troops last week in the occupied West Bank during Nakba Day protests.

Syrian cleric condemns 'flagrant looting' after regime captured Yarmouk

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Syrian cleric condemns 'flagrant looting' after regime captured Yarmouk

A Syrian cleric has condemned government troops and allied militias for looting homes in the recently recaptured Yarmouk Palestinian refugee ...

Palestine's hospitalised leader to be discharged within 2 days

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Palestine's hospitalised leader to be discharged within 2 days

Palestine's 82-year-old president will be discharged from hospital on Friday, a doctor treating the leader has announced.

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Arab League severs Guatemala ties over Jerusalem embassy move

Guatemala moved its embassy to Jerusalem earlier this month, following the inauguration of the US Embassy in disputed Jerusalem.

Mohamed ElMeshad

Mo Salah: Necessary hero or opium for the masses?

Comment: Could Mo Salah's megastar status protect him enough to speak out against the atrocities in Gaza? asks Mohamed el-Meshad.

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EU deny reports it will repair Gaza border crossing

Israeli media initially claimed that the EU would contribute to repairing the Kerem Shalom crossing, used to transfer goods to Gaza.

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Israeli court freezes expulsion order of HRW's Omar Shakir

HRW's Israel and Palestine director has been given temporary permission to stay in the country during legal proceedings.

UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

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UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

Palestine societies at universities across the UK have signed a joint statement condemning Israel's mass killing of protesters and ...

Malia Bouattia

For real solidarity, stop arming Israel

Comment: The struggle for Palestinian rights is also a struggle against our own government's support for Israel's violent actions, writes Malia ...

Palestinians urge snap ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

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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 ...

Palestinians who left Lebanon and 'vanished into the sea'

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Palestinians who left Lebanon and 'vanished into the sea'

Desperate for a better life, Palestinian refugees from Lebanon have vanished on the perilous journey on sea to find a better life in Europe.

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 ...

Cracks in the wall: Beyond apartheid in <em>Palestine</em>/Israel

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Cracks in the wall: Beyond apartheid in Palestine/Israel

Book review: Ben White's refreshing analysis provides something that we should all want to hear: Israel could be losing at its own game, writes ...

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Palestinian FM to press ICC on war crimes probe

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki was to arrive in The Netherlands on Monday ahead of talks with the chief prosecutor of the world's only permanent war crimes court.

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Paraguay president inaugurates Jerusalem embassy week after Gaza massacre

Despite the international outrage over Israel's murder of scores of Palestinians, Paraguay has followed the US in opening an embassy in ...

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Lebanon's Fairouz releases song honouring victims of Gaza massacre

One of the Arab world's most beloved singers has released a song to express solidarity for the recent victims of Israeli massacres of ...

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Portuguese theatre director cancels Israel show over Gaza massacre

Tiago Rodriguez said he did not want his work to condone a government "that violates human rights" after Israel gunned down dozens of ...

Abbas' health sees 'clear improvement': lawmaker

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Abbas' health sees 'clear improvement': lawmaker

The ailing Palestinian leader made his third hospital visit this week, raising questions about a chaotic and possibly bloody succession battle.

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Palestinian-Israelis in Haifa protest over Gaza killings

Palestinian-Israelis in Haifa demonstrated against Israeli aggression in Gaza.

Thousands march in Morocco against US embassy in Jerusalem

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Thousands march in Morocco against US embassy in Jerusalem

Protesters chanted "Death to Israel" as they marched through the streets of Casablanca

Gazan sets himself on fire days after Israeli massacre

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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.

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised with fever

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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised with fever

Abbas, a heavy smoker, has a long history of health issues, with no clear successor identified.

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