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Hizballah chief Hassan Nasrallah has declared the defeat of the Islamic State group as a military force, but warned they will likely reappear under another guise.

Leaders of leading Palestinian political factions headed to the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday ahead of talks aimed at moving forward a landmark reconciliation agreement signed last month.

Netanyahu says Israel's security comes first in peace deal

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Netanyahu says Israel's security comes first in peace deal

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said he made it clear to the US that Israel's security concerns must come first in any peace process.

Israeli soldier who killed wounded Palestinian denied presidential pardon

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Israeli soldier who killed wounded Palestinian denied presidential pardon

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin denied a request from Elor Azaria to pardon the soldier over the killing of an injured Palestinian in March 2016.

Former Palestinian ambassador claims Saudi-UAE links to Abu Nidal

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Former Palestinian ambassador claims Saudi-UAE links to Abu Nidal

Following a wave of attacks on Gulf targets by Abu Nidal Organisation, Saudi Arabia and the UAE attempted to rein in the radical militant, a ...

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Palestine rejects Trump threat to put Ramallah 'on notice'

Ramallah said it would not give in to US 'extortion' after reports Trump threatened to close the Palestinian Authority diplomatic mission in Washington.

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US threatens Palestinians with closure of PLO's Washington office

The Trump administration is attempting to increase its leverage in bringing Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table by threatening to ...

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Israeli settlers pepper spray Palestinian children in occupied Hebron

Israeli settlers pepper sprayed two Palestinian children causing them to suffocate in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron

Rami Almeghari

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

The clashes that broke out between Hamas and Fatah members in 2007 left over 500 Palestinians dead. Last week's reconciliation might offer ...

Egypt to open Gaza border for three days

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Egypt to open Gaza border for three days

The Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt is set to open on Saturday for three days, the first time since the Palestinian reconciliation deal.

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Israeli soldiers shoot Palestinian teenager after alleged car-ramming attack

Israeli soldiers opened fire and severely wounded a Palestinian teenager after he allegedly rammed his car into two Israeli civilians in the ...

Cambridge vs BDS: Standing up to institutional bias

Malia Bouattia

Cambridge vs BDS: Standing up to institutional bias

Comment: Universities in the UK are clamping down on pro-Palestine campaigners while their pro-Israel counterparts enjoy unadulterated ...

Hamas: We made resistance part of Palestinian culture

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Hamas: We made resistance part of Palestinian culture

A Hamas spokesperson reiterated the group will never recognise Israel, and that they have managed to transform resistance into one of ...

Palestinian hopes for Rafah border opening dashed for now

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Palestinian hopes for Rafah border opening dashed for now

Palestinian leaders had hoped a recently signed reconciliation agreement would lead to Egypt reopening its Rafah border with Gaza on Wednesday, ...

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed three Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed three

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Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed three

The Israeli army on Wednesday demolished the home of a Palestinian who killed three Israelis, a routine tactic which critics say amounts to ...

Diana Alghoul

Palestine's Independence Day is not something to be celebrated

Yasser Arafat declared independence in 1988 only to give up Palestinian sovereignty in the Oslo Accords of 1993, writes Diana Alghoul.

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Israel threatens to demolish two Palestinian schools

Two Palestinian schools in the occupied West Bank are under threat of demolition, the Norwegian Refugee Council reported, after an Israeli court ...

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Israel bars Gazan families from visiting Palestinian prisoners

The Israeli prison, located in the Mitzpe Ramon town in southern Israel has reportedly cited damages to the prison hall as their reason

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Saudi Arabia 'plans official ties with Israel': leaked document

A Lebanese newspaper close to Hizballah says it has obtained a 'secret' Saudi foreign ministry document detailing a roadmap for establishing ...

Israel bans European politicians for supporting non-violent BDS movement

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Israel bans European politicians for supporting non-violent BDS movement

Israel banned a group of European politicians planning to visit later this month over their alleged support for a movement to boycott illegal ...

Monique Bouffé

Lebanese Judge elected to International Court of Justice

Analysis: The election of Lebanon's UN ambassador to the International Court of Justice, while the UK's ambassador didn't pass, possibly ...

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for <em>Palestine</em>

Vacy Vlazna

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for Palestine

Comment: Zohra Drif's gripping account of her actions as a young freedom fighter in 1950s Algiers has important lessons for the Palestinian ...

In Gaza, authorities crack down on freedom of speech

Victoria Schneider

In Gaza, authorities crack down on freedom of speech

Comment: Authorities in both Gaza and the West Bank are attempting to silence the critical voices of activists and journalists, writes Victoria ...

Tears and dabke as Palestinian grandmother completes PhD

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Tears and dabke as Palestinian grandmother completes PhD

Abu Esbaa's thesis was entitled 'the role of Palestinian women in the struggle in the quarter century between the first intifada and 2012'.

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