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Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank pending an appeal amid international opposition to the move.

Comment: The illegal occupation of Palestinian land in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem continues to this day, writes Tamara Kharroub.

'Terrorising' settlers open fire near West Bank primary school

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'Terrorising' settlers open fire near West Bank primary school

Settlers shot in the air to intimidate labourers and halt building work at the Tahadi 5 school in the troubled Jub al-Dib village near Bethlehem.

EU slams Israeli decision to demolish West Bank village

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EU slams Israeli decision to demolish West Bank village

Israel's decision to demolish a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank undermines 'prospects for a lasting peace', the EU said on ...

Netta politicised her own victory and whitewashed Israel's occupation

Diana Alghoul

Netta politicised her own victory and whitewashed Israel's occupation

Israeli icon Netta has attempted to brand her Eurovision win as a victory for diversity, but she has remained silent on the suffering of ...

Charlie Hoyle

Israel is waging war on Palestinian education and schoolchildren

In-depth: Forty-four schools are at risk of full or partial demolition because Israeli authorities say they were built illegally, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch.

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Israel demolished 5000 homes in Jerusalem since 1967: report

A new report sheds light on Israel's demolition of thousands of Palestinian homes, as well as the obstacles preventing Palestinians from ...

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Israel forcing Palestinian family to demolish their own shop

Israel gave the Palestinian family a notice warning them that they must clear out the stock from their own store and get ready to demolish it ...

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Dozens of Palestinian schools at risk of Israeli demolition

Children as young as seven will be left without schools as a result of Israel's refusal to grant building permits to Palestinians in ...

Israel demolishes Palestinian warehouse near occupied Hebron

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Israel demolishes Palestinian warehouse near occupied Hebron

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel approves hiking trail through occupied West Bank, Golan

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

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 ...

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 ...

Israel cuts water supplies to Jerusalem neighbourhood

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 ...

The New Arab

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 authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

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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 ...

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 ...

#Nakba69: Palestinians remember the day their life was uprooted

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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 ...

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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

The New Arab & agencies

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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