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Pictures and video of 83-year-old Palestinian President Mahmous Abbas walking around the wards and reading a newspaper were published late Monday, in an apparent attempt to calm rumors.

Despite the international outrage over Israel's murder of scores of Palestinians, Paraguay has followed the US in opening an embassy in Jerusalem.

Abbas' health sees 'clear improvement': lawmaker

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Abbas' health sees 'clear improvement': lawmaker

The ailing Palestinian leader made his third hospital visit this week, raising questions about a chaotic and possibly bloody succession battle.

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised with fever

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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas hospitalised with fever

Abbas, a heavy smoker, has a long history of health issues, with no clear successor identified.

Trump administration to reveal MidEast peace plan 'next month'

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Trump administration to reveal MidEast peace plan 'next month'

Palestinian willingness to even consider a US peace plan would require anger to subside considerably in the coming weeks.

Florence Dixon

US recognition of Golan as 'Israeli' would spell disaster

Dire consequences and dangerous precedents await if the US is to approve a proposal that would officially recognise the occupied Golan Heights as Israeli.

Gordon Adams

Beyond hegemony and a liberal international order

Comment: It's time for America to realise it is increasingly irrelevant on the global stage, writes Gordon Adams.

David Sheen

The US and Israel's radical right Kahane connections

Comment: The fact that American envoys are so closely connected to Israel's Kahane movement should be of great concern, writes David Sheen.

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

US Jerusalem embassy vs. Nakba

Comment: The international community faces a critical decision: Continue courting right-wing extremism and bigotry in Trump and Netanyahu's ...

Palestinians mark Nakba Day across the occupied territories

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Palestinians mark Nakba Day across the occupied territories

Thousands protested in the occupied West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the mass displacement of ...

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At least 1,000 children injured by Israeli gunfire, teargas

Thousands of children have been injured in Gaza protests according to an international aid group, with concerns that more will be exposed to ...

Gaza toll rises to 60 with more protests planned

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Gaza toll rises to 60 with more protests planned

Fresh protests were expected on Tuesday a day after Israeli forces shot dead 60 Palestinians protesting along the Gaza border against the US ...

Death toll rises to 55 in Gaza clashes

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Death toll rises to 55 in Gaza clashes

The death toll in Gaza clashes has risen to 55 as the US embassy opens in Jerusalem.

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.

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.

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Nakba Day: Seventy years on, Israel's settler-colonialism continues unabated

Data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics show Israel's ethnic cleansing to create a Jewish state has long continued since 1948.

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Trump calls Jerusalem embassy move 'great day for Israel'

Trump on Monday hailed the scheduled opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem as "a great day for Israel," as Israeli forces killed dozens of ...

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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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Israel approves controversial Jerusalem cable car project

East Jerusalem is considered occupied Palestinian territory under international law but Israel has declared the whole of the city as its ...

Israel threatens severe crackdown ahead of Nakba Day

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Israel threatens severe crackdown ahead of Nakba Day

Israel military officials have threatened an "exponential" crackdown on mass Palestinian protests against the US move of its embassy to ...

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Israel 'doubles' troop numbers ahead of US embassy move

Israel will almost double the number of troops surrounding the Gaza Strip and in the West Bank to tackle Palestinian protests ...

Israel shuts Gaza's only goods crossing

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Israel shuts Gaza's only goods crossing

Kerem Shalom is the only crossing open to transport goods into and out of Israeli-blockaded Gaza, including fuel and food.

Explainer: Golan Heights - What 's the big deal?

Florence Dixon

Explainer: Golan Heights - What 's the big deal?

Explainer: The Golan Heights has a political and strategic importance. We take a deeper look into what it is and why it is so significant ...

Israel to confiscate Palestinian land in Nablus

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Israel to confiscate Palestinian land in Nablus

The Israeli army has notified Palestinians that it will be confiscating privately owned Palestinian land in Nablus to benefit illegal ...

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