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Comment: We should be looking for ways to end this long Palestinian exile, not sustain it, writes Ghada Karmi.

Air France and British Airways announced that they will halt flights to Tehran in September citing 'low profitability' as the US re-imposed sanctions on Iran.

Czech leaders endorse Israeli <em>embassy</em> <em>move</em> to Jerusalem

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Czech leaders endorse Israeli embassy move to Jerusalem

The new US embassy opened in the contested city on 14 May as Israeli soldiers killed at least 60 Palestinians who protested near the Gaza border.

Palestinians in Gaza react to huge US aid cuts

Rami Almeghari

Palestinians in Gaza react to huge US aid cuts

Exclusive: Gazans react to Washington's decision to halt funds for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees.

US cuts $25m in aid for Palestinian hospitals

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US cuts $25m in aid for Palestinian hospitals

Palestinian authorities said the move threatened to cause "serious instability and grave harm" to thousands of patients and their ...

Kamel Hawwash

Labour's anti-Semitism controversy protecting Israel from criticism

Comment: Palestinian activists must now refocus their campaigning, writes Professor Kamel Hawwash.

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Paraguay slams Israel's 'exaggerated' reaction to embassy move

Paraguay's president accused Israel of 'exaggerating' in its response to the decision of moving the Paraguayan embassy back to Tel Aviv.

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US urges Paraguay to rethink Israel embassy move

The White House has said that the US vice president has urged Paraguay's leader to reconsider his surprise decision to move his ...

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Palestine supporters rejoice Paraguay embassy return to Tel Aviv

Israel wasn't happy at the new Paraguay decision, but everyone else was.

Netanyahu orders closure of Israel's Paraguay <em>embassy</em>

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Netanyahu orders closure of Israel's Paraguay embassy

Paraguay said on Wednesday it was moving its embassy back from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, prompting Netanyahu to order the closure of ...

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Prominent Bahraini activist joins hunger strike in London

Zainab Khawaja, who was forced into exile for her role in anti-government protests in Bahrain, announced she would be launching a hunger strike ...

Trump's failures in Afghanistan

Reese Erlich

Trump's failures in Afghanistan

Comment: Since Trump came to power, the US has only intensified its air war in Afghanistan, writes Reese Erlich.

Philippines' Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

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Philippines' Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

Israel is among the world's top arms dealers, with nearly 60 percent of its defence exports going to the Asia Pacific region, according to ...

US envoy Haley claims UN exaggerating Palestinian refugee numbers

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US envoy Haley claims UN exaggerating Palestinian refugee numbers

US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has claimed the UNRWA's figures of the number of refugees is overestimated.

Flashback 30 years: Lessons to learn, work to do

James J. Zogby

Flashback 30 years: Lessons to learn, work to do

Comment: The 1988 Democratic Convention was the first time we openly debated Palestine, and holds some important lessons for us today, writes ...

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US cancels more than $200 million in Palestinian aid

Palestinian officials have slammed a decision by the US to cut $200 million in funds to Gaza and the West Bank.

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Abbas vows to appeal Israel's nation-state law at UN

Several clauses contained in the controversial law that passed last month have drawn international concern.

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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 ...

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Last-minute Eurovision deal secures Israel as 2019 host

Israel resolved a funding dispute last minute threatening their ability to host Eurovision 2019, with the broadcaster paying the guarantee hours ...

Israel may not host Eurovision 2019 over budget disagreement

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Israel may not host Eurovision 2019 over budget disagreement

Disagreement over the Eurovision budget suggests Israel may be unable to host the contest as deadline for guarantee payment approaches.

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Palestinian factions declare ceasefire after deadly Gaza violence

It was the third major escalation since July and came despite attempts by UN officials and Egypt to secure a long-term truce between Israel and ...

Saudi account invokes 9/11 imagery in 'threat' to Canada

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Saudi account invokes 9/11 imagery in 'threat' to Canada

A Twitter account reportedly linked to the Saudi royal family made a seriously bad error of judgement as a diplomatic rift between Canada and ...

Saudi expels Canadian envoy over 'interference'

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Saudi expels Canadian envoy over 'interference'

Saudi Arabia announced it was expelling the Canadian ambassador to the Kingdom after the Canadian embassy in Riyadh expressed concern ...

Imprisoned women activists betray real Saudi 'vision'

Sarah Al-Otaibi

Imprisoned women activists betray real Saudi 'vision'

Comment: Until male guardianship is abolished, lifting the driving ban amounts to little more than a cosmetic rebranding effort, writes Sarah ...

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