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Comment: For many, Israel's occupation of Palestine, and the resulting conflict, invoke religious sentiment. But it's justice we should be seeking, not religious sovereignty, writes Amal Awad.

Palestinian diplomats want the UN Security Council to vote on a draft resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Israeli army spokesman gets byline in Saudi outlet Elaph

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Israeli army spokesman gets byline in Saudi outlet Elaph

A news website has become the first mainstream Saudi outlet to run an article co-written by a serving Israeli army officer, adding further credence to reports of growing Saudi-Israeli relations.

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

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Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

Islamic leaders meeting at an emergency meeting of the OIC in Istanbul on Wednesday urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

Danny Boyle and Banksy stage alternative nativity in Bethlehem

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Danny Boyle and Banksy stage alternative nativity in Bethlehem

A new documentary will follow Banksy and Danny Boyle's attempt to put together an unorthodox nativity play set in Jesus' birthplace, which aims ...

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Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Islamic summit in Turkey that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel was "criminal" and the US had lost its role as a mediator.

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has left Palestinian Christians dismayed, with communities worried about their ...

Nada Elia

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Comment: With Trump effectively killing off the 'peace process', we can focus on the real solution: Grassroots activism and global solidarity, ...

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Lieberman: Palestinian-Israeli lawmakers 'war criminals' because they criticise occupation

Israel's defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman slammed Palestinian-Israeli lawmakers as "war criminals" on Monday, for daring to suggest illegal ...

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Sonia Boulos

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions ...

Zahra Ali

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Comment: Women's rights activists in Iraq insist on the necessity of civil struggle, linking their fight for equality with that of the fight for ...

Hizballah: 'Israel will be destroyed after Trump's Jerusalem move'

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Hizballah: 'Israel will be destroyed after Trump's Jerusalem move'

The leader of Lebanon’s powerful militant and political group Hizballah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, proclaimed on Monday that his organisation ...

Palestinian protesters block Bahrain faith group's visit to Gaza

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Palestinian protesters block Bahrain faith group's visit to Gaza

Palestinian protesters have prevented a Bahraini interfaith group from visiting the Gaza Strip amid widespread outcry over the fate of Jerusalem.

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

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Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

More than 100 Jewish scholars condemn Trump's Jerusalem move

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More than 100 Jewish scholars condemn Trump's Jerusalem move

Jewish scholars in North America have blasted a decision by Donald Trump to highly contentious move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to ...

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Erdogan, Macron to urge US to repeal Jerusalem decision

The Turkish and French leaders have agreed to join forces to dissuade Trump from following through on his controversial Jerusalem announcement.

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Lebanon slams Iraq militia visit to Israel ceasefire line

A visit by an Iraqi Shia militia leader to Lebanon's ceasefire line with Israel was criticised by Lebanon's prime minister on Saturday, who said ...

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Muslims pray outside White House to protest Jerusalem move

Hundreds of worshippers laid out their prayer mats at a park in front of the president's residence.

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Erdogan steps up attacks on 'state of occupation' Israel

Turkey's Erdogan has been bitterly opposed to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem and has called a summit of ...

Al-Azhar cancels meeting with US vice president

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Al-Azhar cancels meeting with US vice president

Egypt's highest religious institution cancelled a meeting with the American vice president, due to take place on December 20, following ...

Ylenia Gostoli

Waste Bank: Israeli refuse dumped in the occupied territories

In-depth: While Israel is increasing the amount of waste it produces and recycles, it is doing so at the expense of Palestinians, according to a ...

Sisi yet to denounce Trump Jerusalem move

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Sisi yet to denounce Trump Jerusalem move

The Egyptian president's failure to condemn Trump's Jerusalem move raises questions over his international allegiances.

Israel bars Palestinians from <em>occupation</em> photo exhibition

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Israel bars Palestinians from occupation photo exhibition

B'Tselem, which organised the event with the support of the EU, said some of those barred were photographers and others were subjects of the ...

Trump Jerusalem move fuels protest across Palestinian territories

Ylenia Gostoli

Trump Jerusalem move fuels protest across Palestinian territories

In-depth: 'We will tell our children, Jerusalem is ours.'

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