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Israeli troops detained two 14-year-old Palestinian teenagers during a raid in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron.

Iran is attempting to reconcile Hamas and Damascus since a fall out over the Syria war, with Tehran hoping to rebuild an anti-Israel axis in the region.

Majority of Palestinians want Abbas to resign, poll finds

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Majority of Palestinians want Abbas to resign, poll finds

A majority of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign while over half of the Palestinian public fear publicly criticising the Palestinian Authority, a new poll has found.

Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

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Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

President Hassan Rouhani vowed that Iran would boost its ballistic missile capabilities on Friday, despite criticism from the United States and ...

Twenty-four years on, the Oslo peace accords are nowhere

Rami Almeghari

Twenty-four years on, the Oslo peace accords are nowhere

Comment: The signing of the Oslo accords in 1993 seemed to mark an historic moment in the Arab-Israeli peace process. But twenty-four years on, ...

Rami Almeghari

Meeting Gaza's first music therapist

In-depth: Armed with her lute and a passion to help others, music therapist Reem Anbar is focused on helping Gazan children with special needs, reports Rami Almeghari.

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Abbas seeks alternatives if two-state solution remains under threat

Speaking at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared he would "look for alternatives" if the two-state ...

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Palestinian rights groups hand dossier on Israel to ICC

A 700-page dossier has been handed to the International Criminal Court, alleging that Israeli authorities are responsible for a range of war ...

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Palestinian activist deported to Jordan from Chicago

Dozens of demonstrators gathered at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport Tuesday to show their support for a Chicago Palestinian activist with ...

US to deport 69-year-old Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh

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US to deport 69-year-old Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh

Odeh says she was tortured into confessing by the Israeli military. She claimed they used rape and electric shock techniques to force her into a ...

Malia Bouattia

100 years of murderous injustice: Marking Balfour with BDS

Comment: With the centenary of the Balfour Declaration fast approaching, pro-Palestinian campaigners must work harder than ever to galvanise ...

Hamas bows to pressure and pardons cancer stricken journalist

Diana Alghoul

Hamas bows to pressure and pardons cancer stricken journalist

Abu Samra's was in Jordan for medical treatment for cancer, when she was charged in absentia by Hamas. Today, the Gaza-based movement bowed to ...

Palestinian girl footballers kick cultural barriers to the curb

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Palestinian girl footballers kick cultural barriers to the curb

Dozens of young Palestinian girls are practicing their footballing skills on a makeshift village pitch, enjoying an opportunity denied to their ...

Marathon body bans Israeli race in occupied West Bank

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Marathon body bans Israeli race in occupied West Bank

The Greek-based Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) said it had to exclude the Israeli marathon to comply with ...

Trump administration endorses bill suspending aid to Palestinian Authority

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Trump administration endorses bill suspending aid to Palestinian Authority

The Trump administration on Thursday declared its support for a bill that would suspend financial aid to the PA until it ends social payments to ...

Hadani Ditmars

Pink Floyd and the cultural boycott of Israel

Blog: Roger Waters, Pink Floyd star and Israel boycott activist, is facing a coordinated smear campaign as he starts a tour of Canada, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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Israeli designer 'duped' Palestinian women into embroidering NYFW dress

A group of Palestinian bedouin women have accused an Israeli designer of deceit after a gown embroidered for New York Fashion Week was sponsored ...

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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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UN slams Israel for Palestine's 'de-development'

Fifty years after Israel began its occupation, development remains stagnant and unemployment persists for Palestinians.

Israeli banks complicit in 'expansion of West Bank settlements'

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Israeli banks complicit in 'expansion of West Bank settlements'

Banks in Israel are contributing to the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank by providing loans and mortgages for ...

Ylenia Gostoli

Issa Amro and Palestine's struggle for freedom of speech

In-depth: The human rights activist was arrested under new laws that prevent criticism of the Palestinian Authority, the latest attempt to ...

Hijabi models and inclusive shades: Rihanna's makeup embraces all

Diana Alghoul

Hijabi models and inclusive shades: Rihanna's makeup embraces all

The advertising campaign was diverse, there was a wide range of makeup shades. The products we tried did not disappoint either

Israel 'kick-starting process to ban Amnesty International'

Diana Alghoul

Israel 'kick-starting process to ban Amnesty International'

Amnesty Israel has refused to comment on the situation, citing that they do not respond to rumours or leaks

The Rohingya: Southeast Asia's Palestinians

Nada Elia

The Rohingya: Southeast Asia's Palestinians

Comment: The Rohingya and the Palestinian people have much in common: They have been persecuted, repeatedly displaced, denied citizenship and ...

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