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Egypt has reportedly pressured Gaza's Hamas rulers to prevent incendiary kites and balloons from being launched into Israel.

A newly published report presented in Britain's parliament reveals the reach of the UAE lobby and its 'clandestine' tactics.

Thank you, Ireland

James J. Zogby

Thank you, Ireland

Comment: The Irish senate's bill to bar Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories sets an example to the rest of Europe, writes James J. Zogby.

Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

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Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

The strikes came after the heaviest exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza since a 2014 war.

UAE prince seeks asylum in rival Qatar

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UAE prince seeks asylum in rival Qatar

A UAE prince sought asylum in London's Qatar embassy, exposing tensions between the Emirati royal family

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Three killed as worker opens fire at Saudi-Yemen border

A Saudi immigration worker opened fire at the only open border crossing between the kingdom and Yemen on Sunday, killing his colleague and a police officer but shooting himself.

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Gaza ceasefire holds after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

The ceasefire announced by Hamas has largely held, restoring some calm after some of the biggest airstrikes seen in the strip since the 2014 ...

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Gaza ceasefire reached after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

Two teenagers were killed and dozens other Palestinians injured after being struck by Israeli rockets in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

The leaders discussed the Jerusalem embassy move and Trump's so-called "deal of the century".

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Usaid Siddiqui

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Comment: American Jews are abandoning support for Israel in favour of universal human rights, starting with those of Palestinians, writes Usaid ...

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Germany charges Iranian diplomat over opposition rally bomb plot

Assadollah Assadi is suspected of supplying a Belgian couple with TATP explosive to attack an Iranian opposition group rally.

Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

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Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

High-profile, all-expenses-paid visits by sporting celebrities have long been used by Israel as part of a strategy to whitewash the occupation ...

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

CJ Werleman

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

Comment: What will Britain's new foreign secretary mean for Palestinians? CJ Werleman explores.

Jailed Lebanese tourist's father condemns Lebanon's 'official silence'

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Jailed Lebanese tourist's father condemns Lebanon's 'official silence'

The father of Lebanese tourist jailed in Cairo for insulting Egyptians in an online video has slammed Beirut's 'silence' regarding her case.

Nigerian woman deported from Israel after children imprisoned

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Nigerian woman deported from Israel after children imprisoned

Nigerian mother 'Marcy' says she entered Israel to get medical treatment for her son, which is not available in Nigeria.

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Iran hostage rescue plane to feature at US museum

A plane built to rescue 52 US hostages in Iran is set to go on display at a Museum in upstate New York.

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Hundreds stranded after Saudi ban on SUVs entering Yemen

Saudi authorities have banned Yemenis attempting to cross into the war-torn country by road from using 4x4 vehicles, local sources told The New ...

Joshua Kucera

Azerbaijan's sabre-rattling grows louder

Comment: Azerbaijan has escalated its war rhetoric with Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh territory, and the shadow of the Kremlin is ...

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US to work on removing Sudan from terror list

The US envoy to Sudan says Washington will work to have Sudan removed from a terror list, as Khartoum ends its relationship with North Korea.

Two Saudi students drown trying to save American children

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Two Saudi students drown trying to save American children

Two Saudi students have drowned after they attempted to children who were swept away at a US river.

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Palestinian teen shot at Gaza protest dies from wounds

Mahmud al-Ghatabli was shot by Israeli forces during Gaza border protests and passed away on Wednesday from his wounds.

British-Somali Muslim mayor bans 'wasteman' Trump from visiting Sheffield

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British-Somali Muslim mayor bans 'wasteman' Trump from visiting Sheffield

Sheffield's charismatic Lord Mayor Magid Magid fights fire with fire.

Thousands of Palestinian women rally against Gaza blockade

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Thousands of Palestinian women rally against Gaza blockade

Since the end of March, Gazans have been demonstrating against Israel's decade-long blockade and in support of the right to return to lands they ...

Sudan regrets new US travel warning over 'terror' risks

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Sudan regrets new US travel warning over 'terror' risks

Authorities in Sudan regret a new US travel advisory urging Americans against visiting the African country where Washington warned "terrorist ...

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