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Abbas will travel to Cairo to meet with the Egyptian President to discuss Trump's declaration on Jerusalem.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it clear on Thursday that Canada's embassy in Israel would remain in Tel Aviv.

Israel stands alone to praise Trump after controversial move

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Israel stands alone to praise Trump after controversial move

Israel's prime minister lavished praise on US President Donald Trump on Thursday for his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, despite mounting international criticism.

Goodbye Oslo? Dahlan, Abbas, Hamas react to Trump's move Goodbye Oslo? Dahlan, Abbas, Hamas react to Trump's move

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Goodbye Oslo? Dahlan, Abbas, Hamas react to Trump's move

Following Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Palestinian leaders and citizens have reacted in ...

Kushner says Trump close to decision on Jerusalem recognition

The New Arab & agencies

Kushner says Trump close to decision on Jerusalem recognition

US President Donald Trump is close to making a decision on whether to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, his son-in-law and Middle East ...

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Palestinians unite over Trump's Jerusalem move

Palestinian leaders from both Fatah and Hamas are seeking to mobilise international opposition to moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Rami Munir

No final deadline for Palestine's unity deal

In-depth: Hamas and Fatah's unity deal may have faltered, but there's fresh hope of a compromise beyond the agreed date for the handover of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hamas rejects disarmament as reconciliation deadline looms

Hamas on Monday again refused to disarm ahead of a key reconciliation deadline, instead vowing to undertake military operations against Israel ...

The New Arab

PLO office in Washington 'to remain open': US official

Donald Trump's administration has backtracked on a decision to close the Palestinian authority's office in Washington, saying it will ...

Palestine freezes talks after US PLO office closure threats

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Palestine freezes talks after US PLO office closure threats

"In practice by closing the office they are freezing all meetings and we are making that official," Palestinian foreign minister Riyad ...

The New Arab & agencies

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.

Palestine's Independence Day is not something to be celebrated

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.

Nostalgia undone: rethinking the legacy of Yasser Arafat

Diana Alghoul

Nostalgia undone: rethinking the legacy of Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat's strong words and apparent passion inspired and fuelled a generation, so it is no wonder criticising his legacy remains a ...

Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing to <em>Palestinian</em> Authority

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Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing to Palestinian Authority

Hamas handed over control of the Gaza Strip's borders with Egypt and Israel to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday.

Hamas says unity deal on track despite 'assassination attempt'

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Hamas says unity deal on track despite 'assassination attempt'

Hamas' head of security - who recently survived a car bomb attack in Gaza - has vowed to continue with an agreement to end the decade-long rift ...

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Hamas says 'no one' can force it to disarm

Yahya Sinwar said that "no one" can force Hamas to disarm or recognise Israel after the US demanded it meet those conditions as part of a unity deal.

The New Arab & agencies

US demands Hamas 'recognise Israel, disarm' in unity deal

A top aide to US President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded that an emerging Palestinian government recognise Israel and disarm Hamas ...

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PLO: 'US risks isolating itself by alienating Palestinians'

The PLO has warned that the US faces international isolation due to its decision to withdraw from the UN's cultural association UNESCO over its ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hamas reaches deal with rival Fatah on Palestinian reconciliation

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement on Thursday to end a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt.

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

Sam Hamad

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian negotiator awaiting lung-transplant in Virginia as health deteriorates

“My lungs have not been working,” Erekat said while connected to an oxygen-support system

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Suzan Quitaz

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Exclusive: British police are renewing their investigation into the assassination of Naji al-Ali, the creator of Handala, 30 years after his ...

Gaza residents appeal to Cairo with 'love Egypt' rally

Rami Almeghari

Gaza residents appeal to Cairo with 'love Egypt' rally

In-depth: Gazans are desperate for Egypt to lift the blockade on the embattled Strip, reports Rami Almeghari.

Gaza protests against the 'Judaisation' of al-Aqsa mosque

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Gaza protests against the 'Judaisation' of al-Aqsa mosque

Thousands of Palestinians marched in solidarity with their Jerusalemite counterparts on Tuesday, against the measures the Israeli occupation has ...

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