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A Palestinian teenager died from wounds sustained last week during clashes with Israeli forces, bringing the total of deaths to 26 since Trump's Jerusalem embassy move.

Yaakov Katz said that Trump has fostered a friendly new atmosphere encouraging growth of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Evacuation of Israeli settlements 'could cause civil war': Friedman

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Evacuation of Israeli settlements 'could cause civil war': Friedman

The avidly pro-settlement US envoy to Jerusalem told a conference that settlers in the West Bank 'are not going anywhere' and a forced evacuation could provoke an Israeli civil war.

The US and Turkey's long-term plans for northern Syria

Paul Iddon

The US and Turkey's long-term plans for northern Syria

Agendas in northern Syria appear to be converging into a single policy: Maintaining long-term foreign presences on the ground, writes Paul ...

The convoluted geopolitics of the battle for Afrin

Paul Iddon

The convoluted geopolitics of the battle for Afrin

Analysis: The Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is coming under fire from all sides, writes Paul Iddon.

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Israeli forces hunt down Ariel attacker in Nablus

Israeli forces carried out multiple raids in the Nablus area on Sunday and Monday as they continue to search for the suspected killer of an Israeli settler

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Israeli settlers violently attack Palestinian bus driver near Hebron

A Palestinian man was brutally attacked by a group of Israeli settlers as he drove his bus in the southern West Bank on Sunday ...

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Jewish-American comedian calls for the release of Ahed Tamimi

Sarah Silverman has called for the release of Palestinian 'hero' Ahed Tamimi, saying Jews have a responsibility to protect her rights.

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Netanyahu to visit White House next month: US official

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is to visit the White House in March, a US official said, as he faces calls back home to step down ...

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

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Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

In a rare visit to Jerusalem's holy site, Oman's foreign minister encouraged all Arabs to visit the mosque, describing it as an "obligation".

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Fuel shortage forces Gaza's only power plant to shut

Gaza, caught between party politics and an Israeli siege, finds itself without the Strip's only power plant due to fuel shortages.

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

Andy Heintz

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

There is no tool more powerful than BDS and there is a chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, veteran Israeli journalist Gideon ...

54 Palestinians died awaiting medical exit permits in 2017

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54 Palestinians died awaiting medical exit permits in 2017

Human rights organisations have criticised Israeli restrictions as new figures show 54 Palestinians died in 2017 while awaiting exit permits to ...

Ahed Tamimi trial adjourned until March

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Ahed Tamimi trial adjourned until March

The trial of the 17-year-old Palestinian, who slapped an Israeli soldier, has been adjourned until March, following anger after the judge banned ...

Palestinians held without trial to boycott Israeli courts: official

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Palestinians held without trial to boycott Israeli courts: official

Israel currently holds around 500 Palestinians under its administrative detention policy, which allows imprisonment without trial for six-month ...

Elias Jahshan

So, you want to wear a keffiyeh?

Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias Jahshan.

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Prominent US actors, writers sign petition urging Tamimi release

Dozens of prominent US figures showed their condemnation of Israel's detention and trial of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, drawing parallels ...

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White House denies settlement annexation talks with Israel

The White House on Monday flatly denied Israeli claims that talks are underway to annex land claimed by Palestinians, in a rare public show of ...

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Israel poised to bulldoze Palestinian village

Israel will bulldoze a fifth of a Palestinian village in the West Bank after legal challenges to the plan fell through.

Putin discusses Mideast with Trump as he hosts Abbas

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Putin discusses Mideast with Trump as he hosts Abbas

Putin discussed Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Trump as he hosted Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Mosow.

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Netanyahu 'in talks with US' over annexing Israeli settlements

Netanyahu said he has been in talks with the Trump administration 'for some time' over a move to annex illegal Israeli settlements in the ...

Israel set to trial Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi

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Israel set to trial Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi

Ahed Tamimi, who recently turned 17 while in prison, is being hailed across the world for her bravery in resisting occupation and defending her ...

Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

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Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have been severely strained since Trump's December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

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Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has applauded the 'vibrant relationship' shared between his country and Gulf Arab nations during a visit to ...

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