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At least five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli military forces in the besieged Gaza Strip since Monday.

Book review: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the aftermath of Egypt's Arab Spring, writes Alain Gresh.

Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade fails

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Gaza protests escalate after deal to ease blockade fails

An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire was reached in August after one of the biggest flare-ups in violence between Israel and Hamas since the 2014 war.

Al-Masry's gifted Gazan: This week in Middle Eastern football

Uri Levy

Al-Masry's gifted Gazan: This week in Middle Eastern football

Also: the Saudis go on a sacking spree, and Middle Eastern football giants come to a head in the Asian Champions League.

Abusing state power to quash Palestinian activism on campus

Sahar F. Aziz

Abusing state power to quash Palestinian activism on campus

Comment: Pressuring universities to shut down activism when it challenges Israel's human rights record is turning our institutions into sites of ...

The New Arab

Gulf states using Israeli spyware to target activists, minorities

Israeli-made spyware is being used by Gulf states to crack down on dissidents, a new report by Citizen Lab has revealed.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian shot dead after 'attempted stabbing' in Jerusalem

A Palestinian was shot dead by police outside Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday after an alleged attempted stabbing attack.

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Israeli forces shoot dead two Gazans on border

Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians along the Gaza border on Tuesday evening, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said ...

Florence Dixon

Explainer: The Tariq Ramadan affair

Liberté, égalité, fraternité? The case of Tariq Ramadan, accused of sexual assault by five women, has unearthed deeper questions about being a ...

Palestinian dies during West Bank arrest by Israeli army

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Palestinian dies during West Bank arrest by Israeli army

Israeli forces routinely enter the occupied West Bank to detain Palestinians, normally under the pretext of 'security'.

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Qatar ex-PM says Saudi backing Israel to please Trump

Qatar's former prime minister has said Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have backed Israel in the Middle East peace process to gain ...

Two Palestinians killed in Israel strike on Gaza border

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Two Palestinians killed in Israel strike on Gaza border

Two Palestinians were killed on the Gaza border with Israel, after at least 26 Palestinians were shot during renewed protests.

On Trump and <em>Palestine</em> solidarity, Ireland leads the way

Malia Bouattia

On Trump and Palestine solidarity, Ireland leads the way

Comment: The Irish people's commitment to solidarity with Palestine, women's rights and social justice, has been demonstrated again and ...

Could UNRWA closure actually benefit Palestinian refugees?

Ghada Karmi

Could UNRWA closure actually benefit Palestinian refugees?

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

HSBC 'making a killing' from Israeli military

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HSBC 'making a killing' from Israeli military

HSBC has been targeted by activists in the UK over its links to weapon makers arming Israel.

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Israel halts deportation of French-US academic detained at protest

Romano was detained on Friday while taking part in a demonstration at the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, east of Jerusalem.

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Palestine president to visit France, Ireland amid US pressure

The president of the Palestinian Authority will visit France and Ireland next weekend ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel to deport French-US professor arrested at demo

Israel will deport an American law professor who was arrested while taking part in a demonstration in a village east of Jerusalem.

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US 'to divert aid meant for Palestine to Israel'

A US official said the portion involving Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza would be used "to enhance" programmes in Israel instead.

Israeli-backed massacre of Palestinian refugees remembered 36 years later

Charlie Hoyle

Israeli-backed massacre of Palestinian refugees remembered 36 years later

On 16 September, Lebanese Phalange militiamen stormed the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps and began a massacre which killed up to 3,500 ...

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Israeli settler killed in occupied West Bank stabbing attack

More than 600,000 Israeli Jews live in settlements illegal under international law in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, territories ...

Israel detains four Palestinians from Jerusalem refugee camp

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Israel detains four Palestinians from Jerusalem refugee camp

Four Palestinains from the East Jerusalem refugee camp of Shufat were detained by Israel on Saturday.

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

James J. Zogby

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

Comment: In threatening to take the Palestinian right of return off the table, Trump is aligning himself with some of Israel's worst human ...

Two Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes: ministry

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Two Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes: ministry

A 14-year-old was among two people shot dead by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry said.

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