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A Roman cemetery dating to the first century AD, was found in the village of Idna in the southern West Bank during road works.

Israel releases a backlog of 10.5 tonnes of blocked mail to Palestinians from as far back as 2010, noting it is a one-time 'gesture'.

Palestine condemns new Israeli settlement plan in occupied Jerusalem

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Palestine condemns new Israeli settlement plan in occupied Jerusalem

The Palestinian Authority has condemned a plan to build 20,000 illegal settlement units in the occupied city of Jerusalem as a "declaration of war".

Jordanian judo athlete refuses to fight Israeli competitor

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Jordanian judo athlete refuses to fight Israeli competitor

A Jordanian Judo practitioner has refused to compete against an Israeli at an international tournament in the latest act of boycott against ...

Israel detains Palestinians during ongoing attack on occupied Ramallah

Diana Alghoul

Israel detains Palestinians during ongoing attack on occupied Ramallah

Israel abducted a Palestinian journalist, along with fourteen other Palestinians, during pre-dawn raids on the occupied city of Ramallah.

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Trump's pro-Israel "superhawk" security aide to visit Tel Aviv

Washington's National Security Advisor and pro-Israel "superhawk" John Bolton is set to visit Israel for discussions next week, the White House said on Tuesday.

Diana Alghoul

Israel to illegally confiscate land from Palestinian villager

Israeli forces have started to level land in the Palestinian village of Einabous, south of Nablus, to expand settlements considered illegal ...

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Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

Four labourers, including three Palestinians, died on Monday in building site accidents in Israel, signalling an alarming 'lawlessness' in the ...

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Netanyahu: Israel questioning of US journalist was mistake

Netanyahu "half-apologised" after an American Jewish journalist was interrogated at Tel Aviv airport.

Dead Sea shrinking metre a year, following Israeli mining

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Dead Sea shrinking metre a year, following Israeli mining

The Israeli government is seeking to re-tender the mining rights in the Dead Sea amid warnings the natural wonder is shrinking a metre a year.

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Israel 'asked US not to cut UNRWA funding'

Israel asked the US not to slash funding to the UN body for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, to prevent angry protests and unrest in Gaza

Mass arrests in Iran, as Khamenei blesses 'corruption clampdown'

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Mass arrests in Iran, as Khamenei blesses 'corruption clampdown'

A corruption clampdown has been launched in Iran, with 67 officials detained by officials.

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Malia Bouattia

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Comment: Boris Johnson's use of racist tropes to increase his popularity is proving disturbingly successful, writes Malia Bouattia.

Syrians criticising 'fake hero' Ahed only empower our oppressors

Loubna Mrie

Syrians criticising 'fake hero' Ahed only empower our oppressors

Comment: Resentment towards Ahed Tamimi is misplaced and harming the struggles of Syrians and Palestinians alike, writes Loubna Mrie.

'Mutiny' at UNRWA in Gaza after job cuts: official

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'Mutiny' at UNRWA in Gaza after job cuts: official

Staff are angry at redundancies and a scaling back of operations after the Trump administration pulled $300 million in annual funding.

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Indonesia signs economic agreement with Palestine amid rising poverty

Jakarta has signed an agreement with the Palestinian Authority to allow a number of products made in Palestine into Indonesia tax free.

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Israel frees Palestinian prisoner after 20 day hunger strike

The Israeli Prison Services freed 27-year-old Mohammed Rimawi after he conducted a 20 day hunger strike.

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian children give testimonies on 'Israeli police torture'

Three Palestinian children gave testimonies to the Palestinian Prisoners' Affairs Commission describing the abuse they endured at the hands of ...

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Israel detains two journalists during West Bank raids

Two journalists were detained in the occupied West Bank as Israel continues its assault on Palestinian press workers.

Iran builds up police presence ahead of US sanctions

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Iran builds up police presence ahead of US sanctions

The first phase of Washington's sanctions targeting Iran will be implemented this week, targeting the country's access to US banknotes.

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Prominent Jewish activist Simone Zimmerman held at Israeli border

Anti-occupation activist and former Bernie Sanders aide Zimmerman was held at the Israeli border for hours, quizzed over her political stance ...

Iran forex chief arrested in build-up to sanctions return

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Iran forex chief arrested in build-up to sanctions return

Ahmad Araghchi, who was a vice-governor at the bank in charge of forex, was arrested as Iranians brace for the reimposition of US ...

Protester shot dead in Iran ahead of US sanctions

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Protester shot dead in Iran ahead of US sanctions

There have been several demonstrations in Iranian cities in recent days over economic conditions and public buildings have been damaged.

Kushner 'pressured Jordan' to strip Palestinians of refugee status

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Kushner 'pressured Jordan' to strip Palestinians of refugee status

US President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner reportedly pressured Jordan to strip more than two million Palestinians ...

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