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Eight EU nations have said they will 'not give up' on a two-state solution despite Israeli plans to demolish a Palestinian West Bank village.

Comment: After Hamas' 2006 election victory, its leaders discovered Arab support was not as forthcoming as they'd expected, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Israel releases Palestinian poet jailed for 'online incitement'

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Israel releases Palestinian poet jailed for 'online incitement'

Dareen Tatour who was charged with incitement to violence for posting a poem online calling Palestinians to 'resist', was released on Thursday.

Israel's planned Bedouin village demolition 'a war crime'

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Israel's planned Bedouin village demolition 'a war crime'

EU lawmakers expressed their commitment to opposing the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, stressing that Israel's destruction of the Palestinian ...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in Gaza Strip

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in Gaza Strip

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

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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.

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 ...

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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 ...

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 <em>Palestinians</em> 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.

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.

Israel halts deportation of French-US academic detained at protest

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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.

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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 ...

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 ...

Israeli settler killed in occupied West Bank stabbing attack

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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 ...

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Israel seeking to hold Jewish prayers in Al-Aqsa: Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas warned fellow Palestinian lawmakers on Saturday of 'evidence' of Israeli plans to divide Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslim ...

Palestinian teenager shot by Israel dies

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Palestinian teenager shot by Israel dies

Suheib Abdel Salam Kashif succumbed to his wounds after he was shot by Israeli forces last month.

Israel detains American professor protesting West Bank village demolition

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Israel detains American professor protesting West Bank village demolition

Frank Romano, 66, was detained by Israeli forces with two other Palestinian activists for standing in front of heavy equipment to block the ...

Israel detains four <em>Palestinians</em> 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.

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