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Film buffs are also predicting "Capernaum" will be a top contender for Best Foreign Film at this year's Oscars.

A ceasefire agreement between IS and the Syrian regime was declared on Saturday, despite reports of the regime continuing their siege, resulting in the deaths of seven Palestinian refugees.

Philadelphia man wanted for 'splattering paint' on Israeli flag

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Philadelphia man wanted for 'splattering paint' on Israeli flag

Charges against 26-year-old Antoine Guyton were rescinded because an investigation showed a different man initially sprayed the Israeli flag with paint.

Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr named winner of Iraq election

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Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr named winner of Iraq election

A political bloc headed by cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has been named as the lead coalition following the Iraq election.

The one-state solution is the only solution

Ben White

The one-state solution is the only solution

Comment: A single democratic state in Palestine/Israel is, in fact, a realistic and vital alternative to formal apartheid, writes Ben White.

Florence Massena

Despite Beirut Pride cancellation, the show must go on

In-depth: Lebanon's gay pride may have been cancelled, but activists vow to continue their fight to have their rights heard in front of political and social stages, writes Florence Massena.

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Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate': UN rights chief

The UN human rights chief slammed Israel's deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as "wholly disproportionate".

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Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

Zain's latest Ramadan video, which shows a young boy's message to world leaders, has gone viral.

Canada's Trudeau calls for inquiry into Gaza massacre

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Canada's Trudeau calls for inquiry into Gaza massacre

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for an 'independent investigation' into the killing of 61 Palestinians by the Israeli army ...

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Israeli tanks target Hamas positions in Gaza after gunfire

The exchanges of fire came after weeks of mass protests on the Gaza border, which peaked on Monday when some 60 Palestinians were killed by ...

Bolivia reads out names of Gaza victims at UN

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Bolivia reads out names of Gaza victims at UN

Bolivia apologised to Palestinians for the world failing them, during a UN meeting, and reminded the Security Council it is their duty to ...

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

James Brownsell

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

Comment: This wasn't self defence; Israeli troops were compelled only by politics to kill protesting Palestinians, writes James Brownsell.

Philadelphia man arrested after splattering paint on Israeli flag

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Philadelphia man arrested after splattering paint on Israeli flag

A Philadelphia man was arrested after splattering red paint on an Israeli flag in a protest against the killing of Palestinian protesters in the ...

Palestine envoy to Washington recalled over Jerusalem embassy move

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Palestine envoy to Washington recalled over Jerusalem embassy move

At least 61 Palestinians died on Monday after Israeli forces fired at demonstrators protesting the new US embassy in Jerusalem.

Urvashi Sarkar

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Feature: Rohingya refugees continue to face discrimination in Myanmar as they deal with grave limitations in practically all areas of life including access to basic healthcare, writes Urvashi Sarkar.

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Palestinian students protest Gaza massacre at Tel Aviv University

Palestinian students at Tel Aviv University have protested against the massacre of at least 61 protesters in Gaza - the bloodiest day in the ...

Karim Traboulsi

Ann Coulter: US should shoot border-crossers just like Israel

American right-wing commentator and one-time Trump supporter Ann Coulter has praised Israel's massacre of dozens of unarmed Palestinians on ...

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Saudi Arabia slams Israeli fire, silent on Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia has condemned the violence against Gaza protesters but remains quiet on Trump's embassy move.

Nakba survivors tell their stories in Gaza

Rami Almeghari

Nakba survivors tell their stories in Gaza

In-depth: 'We will one day return to our homes,' say elderly Palestinians after 70 years of displacement.

James Brownsell

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

Comment: This wasn't self defence; Israeli troops were compelled only by politics to kill protesting Palestinians, writes James Brownsell.

The Nakba: A Palestinian inheritance of trauma

Elias Jahshan

The Nakba: A Palestinian inheritance of trauma

Comment: Until the Israeli government's occupation and dispossession policies change, the Nakba will continue, writes Elias Jahshan.

US 'responsible' with Israel for Gaza massacre, says Turkey

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US 'responsible' with Israel for Gaza massacre, says Turkey

The government spokesman and deputy prime minister did not mince his words when referring to US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem embassy ...

Gaza massacre: Israel kills dozens of Palestinian 'return' protesters

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Gaza massacre: Israel kills dozens of Palestinian 'return' protesters

Fifty-two Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured by Israeli fire in Gaza on Monday during mass protests against the transfer of the US ...

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