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Israel feels threatened by incendiary balloons floated over Gaza's border fence and has retaliated with lethal force, reports Rami Almeghari.

Alleged attempts by the US and Israel to scupper Palestine's efforts to present a report on poverty in the occupied territories have failed, when delegates made their presentation on Tuesday.

Thousands abandon blockaded Strip as Egypt opens crossing

Ali Adam

Thousands abandon blockaded Strip as Egypt opens crossing

Feature: Thousands of Gazans hit hard by the sharply deteriorating economic and living conditions rushed to leave the Gaza Strip, after Egypt opened the crossing, writes Ali Adam.

Israeli charged with passing land sales information to PA

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Israeli charged with passing land sales information to PA

An Israeli has been charged with passing on information to Palestinian authorities around West Bank land sales to Israelis.

Maradona: 'In my heart, I am <em>Palestinian</em>'

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Maradona: 'In my heart, I am Palestinian'

Football legend and longtime supporter of the Palestinian cause Diego Maradona has told PA President Mahmoud Abbas 'I am ...

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Anger after Israel shuts down Palestinian universities in Jerusalem

Two Palestinian educational facilities were shut down by Israeli forces 'until further notice'.

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Abbas to defy Israeli law and continue prisoner payments

Israel recently passed a law to withhold around $130 million in tax revenues it collects every month on behalf of the Palestinian ...

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Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

Israel may tighten restrictions on Turkey's international aid agency in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, in a bid to counter ...

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Erekat blasts Israel's move to punish Palestinian prisoner families

Saeb Erekat said Israel's move to freeze money transfers to the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority threatens its existence.

Travelling around the West Bank after nine years

CJ Weaver

Travelling around the West Bank after nine years

Venturing back to occupied Palestine and seeing how things have changed.

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Israel freezes Palestinian Authority funds over prisoner payments

Legislation was approved late on Monday that gives the Israeli government powers to withhold funds to the PA, which goes towards ...

Israel denies Jewish-American activist entry for BDS support

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Israel denies Jewish-American activist entry for BDS support

Israel has denied entry to Jewish-American activist Ariel Gold for her support for the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement.

Australia ends direct aid to <em>Palestinian</em> <em>Authority</em>

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Australia ends direct aid to Palestinian Authority

Australia has ended direct aid to the Palestinian Authority because it says its donations could increase the self-governing ...

Hamas, Israel 'in indirect talks over solving Gaza crises'

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Hamas, Israel 'in indirect talks over solving Gaza crises'

Qatari envoy for Gaza Mohammed al-Emadi reveals Hamas and Israel are indirectly negotiating, with the knowledge of the US, to reach a deal to ...

<em>Palestinian</em> teenager shot dead by Israel on Gaza border

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Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israel on Gaza border

A 17-year-old Palestinian is the latest to victim of harsh Israeli crackdown on protests along the Gaza border, after being shot to the ...

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Saudis, allies 'back US peace plan without Palestine support'

Arab countries have backed a US peace plan that Palestinians have refused to discuss and warned is doomed to fail, Yisrael Hayom reported on Monday.

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Gazan dies of wounds from Israel border protest: ministry

A Palestinian man shot by Israeli forces two days ago during clashes on the Gaza border died of his wounds early Sunday, the health ...

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Palestinians protest in Ramallah over Gaza sanctions

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated Saturday in the occupied West Bank to demand the Palestinian Authority lift punitive ...

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Trump envoys discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace process with Netanyahu

Trump's controversial December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the transfer of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem ...

Trump's MidEast team talk Israeli-<em>Palestinian</em> peace deal in Egypt

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Trump's MidEast team talk Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in Egypt

Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt continued their Middle East tour in Cairo with President Sisi.

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Jordan's King to visit Trump after welcoming Netanyahu

The Jordanian monarch is set to visit the White House to discuss the Israel-Palestine peace process which comes days after he met with Netanyahu.

South Africa's president Ramaphosa can help resolve Gaza crisis

John J Stremlau

South Africa's president Ramaphosa can help resolve Gaza crisis

Comment: South Africa could be the force that drives Responsibility to Protect from paper into action on Gaza, writes John J Stremlau.

Trump envoys discuss Israeli-<em>Palestinian</em> peace plan with Jordan king

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Trump envoys discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace plan with Jordan king

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and envoy Jason Greenblatt are on a regional tour to discuss the so-called "deal of the century".

Israel UN officials to visit Bahrain later this month

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Israel UN officials to visit Bahrain later this month

An Israeli delegation will visit Bahrain later this month for a UN cultural agency UNESCO meet in the capital Manama, an official has said.

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