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Israeli forces have killed 36 Palestinians in Gaza since mass unarmed demonstrations demanding the right of return began on 30 March.

Israeli forces have killed 35 Palestinians in Gaza since mass unarmed demonstrations demanding the right of return began on 30 March.

Romania to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The New Arab

Romania to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Romania will become the first European Union member to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem, authorities said, after Israel's prime minister promised 'preferential treatment' to those making the move.

At least six states considering moving embassies: Netanyahu

The New Arab

At least six states considering moving embassies: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at least half a dozen nations are considering moving their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Palestinians hold mass protest as Israel celebrates 'independence'

The New Arab

Palestinians hold mass protest as Israel celebrates 'independence'

Tens of thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel have held a mass protest as the country celebrates 70 years since the modern Jewish state ...

Uri Levy

Violence mars milestone: This week in Middle East football

Clashes between Algerian football fans have marred the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Algerian national team, writes Uri Levy.

The New Arab

Gazan journalist shot by Israel receives treatment in Ramallah

Journalist Ahmad Abu Hussein was reportedly shot in the abdomen by Israeli soldiers on Friday and is now in critical condition.

The New Arab

Arab states 'aim to block' Israeli Security Council bid

Palestinian foreign minister, Riyad al-Maliki said a campaign by Arab states to block Israel's bid for a Security Council seat has gained ...

The New Arab

Gazan killed on border amid fears of fresh violence

Abdullah Mohammed al-Shahari was shot and killed by Israeli forces near the Gaza border on Thursday, as the enclave braces itself for another ...

Symbolic campaign seeks rights for Lebanon's marginalised populations

Florence Massena

Symbolic campaign seeks rights for Lebanon's marginalised populations

Feature: It is time to be seen: Manal Kortam wants to highlight the lack of rights for Palestinians, women and other marginalised communities ...

Fadi O. Al-Naji

Will 2018 bring a third intifada in Gaza?

Comment: The Great Return March could be the first sign of a third intifada breaking out in Gaza as the blockaded Strip becomes ever-more ...

Israel strikes Gaza as another #GreatReturnMarch victim named

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Israel strikes Gaza as another #GreatReturnMarch victim named

Israel struck civil administrative targets, as well as Hamas' military wing on Sunday night, as a further victim of Friday's second wave of ...

Palestinian man shot after alleged screwdriver attack

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian man shot after alleged screwdriver attack

A Palestinian man is in a critical condition after being shot in the head by an Israeli civilian, after an alleged attempted attack with a ...

Trump: 'big price to pay' over Syria chemical attack

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Trump: 'big price to pay' over Syria chemical attack

US President Donald Trump called his Syrian counterpart an 'animal' in a series of angered tweets over Saturday night's chemical attack in Douma.

Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people in Gaza'

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Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people in Gaza'

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman's comments follows mounting criticism of Israel's policy of shooting and killing unarmed Palestinian ...

The New Arab

'Auschwitz in real time': World reacts to Douma massacre

Social media has been flooded with horrific images and videos of the aftermath of a chemical attack on Syria's Douma.

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: Syria's Khan Sheikhoun residents commemorate deadly sarin attack

In pictures: Residents in Khan Sheikhoun mark the anniversary of last year's deadly sarin attack by the Syrian regime, calling for ...

Rami Almeghari

Gaza's Great Return March is just the beginning

In-depth: The Great Return March is only the beginning for Palestinians who were expelled from their homelands during the 1948 Nakba, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Assad's use of chemical weapons sets 'dangerous' precedent: US

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley made the remarks on the one-year anniversary of the Syrian regime's Khan Sheikhoun chemical weapons ...

Erdogan: Missile deal with Russia is 'done deal'

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan: Missile deal with Russia is 'done deal'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the deal to buy long-range missile defence system from Russia is a 'done deal' despite criticism ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian survivors of sarin attack grieve one year on

The Khan Sheikhoun attack was yet another low point in seven years of Syria's war. Survivors mourn their loved ones one year later.

Israel's massacre in Gaza will not stop protesters

Ahmed Alnaouq

Israel's massacre in Gaza will not stop protesters

If the families and individuals who remain in the protest tents to 'hold the line' are at all representative, the Great Return March is far from ...

Husband of jailed British-Iranian says UK 'not doing enough'

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Husband of jailed British-Iranian says UK 'not doing enough'

Jailed British-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband has sharply criticised the UK government on the second anniversary ...

'Day of mourning' as Gaza death toll reaches 16 'Day of mourning' as Gaza death toll reaches 16

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'Day of mourning' as Gaza death toll reaches 16

Palestinian leaders have called for international intervention and national mourning after at least 16 Palestinians were killed by Israeli ...

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