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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.

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

Israeli parliament set to pass 'racist' Nation State bill

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Israeli parliament set to pass 'racist' Nation State bill

Israel's parliament is set to vote on a controversial piece of legislation that would define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

Egypt 'pressures Hamas' to stop sending fire-kites from Gaza

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Egypt 'pressures Hamas' to stop sending fire-kites from Gaza

Egypt has reportedly pressured Gaza's Hamas rulers to prevent incendiary kites and balloons from being launched into Israel.

UK arms sales to human rights abusers 'almost double'

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UK arms sales to human rights abusers 'almost double'

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel and Bahrain "fuel atrocities for years to come", campaigners said.

David Sheen

Israel to fund Jews-only booze cruises

Comment: The Israeli government's crusade against mixed couples is a bigoted and futile policy, writes David Sheen.

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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 ...

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Israel passes law banning left-wing groups from schools

The Israeli parliament on Tuesday passed a law banning groups that are critical of the occupation of Palestinian land from entering Israeli ...

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Palestinian dies after being shot by Israel in Gaza

At least 144 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since protests began along the Gaza border on 30 March.

Israel halts Gaza fuel, gas transfers to punish Hamas

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Israel halts Gaza fuel, gas transfers to punish Hamas

Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until next Sunday following clashes with Hamas.

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Thank you, Ireland

Comment: The Irish senate's bill to bar Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories sets an example to the rest of Europe, ...

Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

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Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

The strikes came after the heaviest exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza since a 2014 war.

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.

Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

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Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

Niraz Saied, who hailed from the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, was arrested by Bashar al-Assad's security forces in October 2015.

Maradona: 'In my heart, I am Palestinian'

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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 Palestinian' during a ...

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Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place as the military deploys its Iron Dome system.

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Kabul hosts Palestine football friendly match

Kabul will host Palestine in a football friendly to mark Afghanistan's independence day.

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Palestinians finally buried after Israel held corpses for months

The corpses of three Palestinian men were returned to their families and put to rest in their hometowns after Israeli authorities confiscated ...

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Gaza ceasefire holds after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

The ceasefire announced by Hamas has largely held, restoring some calm after some of the biggest airstrikes seen in the strip since the 2014 ...

House arrest confirmed for Israeli over Palestinian deaths

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House arrest confirmed for Israeli over Palestinian deaths

An Israeli suspect in a 2015 firebombing that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents has been rejected an appeal against house arrest, his ...

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#WorldCup2018: The Palestinian team that could have been

A visualisation of a Palestinian 'starting 11' highlights the brutal effect of Israeli occupation on talented young players.

Gaza ceasefire reached after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

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Gaza ceasefire reached after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

Two teenagers were killed and dozens other Palestinians injured after being struck by Israeli rockets in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

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Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

The leaders discussed the Jerusalem embassy move and Trump's so-called "deal of the century".

Israel kills two children, injures scores during Gaza airstrikes

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Israel kills two children, injures scores during Gaza airstrikes

Two children have been killed and at least fourteen Palestinians have been seriously injured by Israeli airstrikes on the besieged Gaza ...

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