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The commercial structure was based in the village of Beit Einun, to the east of Hebron, and demolished under the pretext of being built without a permit.

Israel has approved a hiking trail through the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights - areas it seized in moves that have never been recognised by the international community.

Abbas criticises Israel's Fatah arrests as Jerusalem <em>demolitions</em> persist

Diana Alghoul

Abbas criticises Israel's Fatah arrests as Jerusalem demolitions persist

The detentions of Fatah members happened as the settlement and demolitions of Palestinian infrastructure rages on with six new demolition orders in the occupied city of Jerusalem

Palestinian destroys own shop to avoid Israel demolition fees

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Palestinian destroys own shop to avoid Israel demolition fees

Palestinian shop owner Amin Abbasi was told that Israeli forces will demolish his shop and force him to pay extortionate fees should he refuse ...

Israel to demolish hundreds of Palestinian apartments in Jerusalem

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Israel to demolish hundreds of Palestinian apartments in Jerusalem

Five buildings set to be destroyed by Israel hold a total of 138 apartments in Kafr Aqab. Twenty of them are occupied, with the rest being owned ...

Diana Alghoul

Israel cuts water supplies to Jerusalem neighbourhood

Israeli water company Gihon has cut water to a number of homes in a Jerusalem neighbourhood after the poverty-stricken Palestinian residents allegedly struggled to pay their bills.

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Last house in restive Shia town demolished: Saudi authorities

Some 488 homes have been demolished in the historic area of al-Mosawara, in the town of Awamiya in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, Saudi ...

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Israel confiscates Hebron family land for 'military purposes'

At least 12 acres of Palestinian land has been confiscated by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank allegedly for military purposes, local ...

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Israel demolishes two Palestinian homes in Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem on Tuesday under the pretext that they were constructed without a ...

The second Nakba: Marking 50 years of Israeli occupation

Munir Nuseibah

The second Nakba: Marking 50 years of Israeli occupation

Comment: Nineteen years after the Nakba catastrophe, Israel carried out a second wave of expulsions of Palestinians in June 1967, now half a ...

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#Nakba69: Palestinians remember the day their life was uprooted

Palestinians marked the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, or 'The Catastrophe', on Monday, recalling the mass displacement and dispossession of ...

Israeli settlers storm Palestinian property in Nablus

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Israeli settlers storm Palestinian property in Nablus

Several Israeli settlers stormed the Palestinian community of Jabal Abu Salem from the illegal Har Brakha settlement on Wednesday

Israel escalates Palestinian home <em>demolitions</em> in Jerusalem

Charlie Hoyle

Israel escalates Palestinian home demolitions in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities have escalated the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, destroying over 66 housing units during the first four ...

Israel approves controversial home demolition law

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Israel approves controversial home demolition law

Israel's parliament on Wednesday voted in favour of a controversial law against illegal constructions that detractors say will mostly target ...

Occupied: Land before honour on Palestine Land Day Occupied: Land before honour on Palestine Land Day

Otman Aitlkaboud

Occupied: Land before honour on Palestine Land Day

Comment: For decades, Palestinians have seen their land confiscated through illegal Israeli land grabs, and their homes demolished to make way ...

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UK's foreign minister backs Israel-Palestine two-state solution

The UK is still committed to a two-state solution to answer the Israel-Palestine question, following earlier comments by Donald Trump that the US was open to a single state.

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Israeli Arabs and Jews protest Netanyahu's demolition orders

Israeli Arabs and Jews joined forces in Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Netanyahu's orders to demolish Arab homes built without ...

Naela Khalil

Amona eviction drama: smoke-and-mirrors that benefits Israeli settlement project?

Analysis: Israeli settlers achieved more victories from the simulated and dramatic eviction of Amona outpost.

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Palestinian Knesset member 'shot in head' at anti-demolitions protest

After a Palestinian man and an Israeli police officer were killed in clashes over demolitions in a Bedouin village in the Negev village ...

Bedouin home <em>demolitions</em>, activist's death, spark Palestinian general strike Bedouin home demolitions, activist's death, spark Palestinian general strike

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Bedouin home demolitions, activist's death, spark Palestinian general strike

Israeli authorities initially claimed that Yacoub Abou al-Qi'an was linked to the Islamic State group causing widespread anger and calls for ...

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Palestinians in Israel declare strike over teacher's 'wrongful death'

Israeli authorities initially claimed that Yacoub Abou al-Qi'an was linked to the Islamic State group causing widespread anger and calls for ...

Jerusalem: The undivided capital?

Ben Clarke

Jerusalem: The undivided capital?

Comment: For the Israeli establishment, unification is not about equality under the law, it is a political tool used for propagating idealised ...

America, Israel: you spelled 'resistance against illegal occupation' wrong

Shams Al-Shakarchi

America, Israel: you spelled 'resistance against illegal occupation' wrong

Israel and America denounced the deaths of four Israeli soldiers in a Jerusalem truck-ramming incident on Sunday as a 'terrorist attack'. They ...

Egypt agreed delaying 'anti-Israel' UN vote after Trump call

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Egypt agreed delaying 'anti-Israel' UN vote after Trump call

Egypt agreed to postpone a UN vote demanding Israel stops illegal settlement building on Palestinian land following a phone call with ...

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