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Analysis: China has historically been a friend of Palestine, but its economic initiatives require increasing cooperation with Israel, writes Daoud Kuttab.

Comment: Can Radiohead play in a country without endorsing its government? The answer is yes, writes Sam Hamad.

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

In-depth: Vintages produced in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land must not be labelled 'Product of Israel', activists argue.

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

Sam Hamad

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

Comment: Can Radiohead play in a country without endorsing its government? The answer is yes, writes Sam Hamad.

Macron chides Netanyahu on <em>settlements</em>, urges new Mideast talks

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Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new Mideast talks

Emmanuel Macron stressed Israel must respect international law and halt the expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, ...

Yasmina Allouche

Algeria's anti-immigrant hysteria is hiding government failings

Comment: Control of the situation lies in legalising the presence of sub-Saharan migrants in Algeria, writes Yasmina Allouche.

The New Arab & agencies

US Middle East envoy announces Palestine-Israel water deal

Palestinians in the occupied territories continue to endure water shortages due to unequal distributions of water resources, caused by illegal ...

The New Arab & agencies

Poll: New centrist leader could revive Israel's Labor Party

Political newcomer Avi Gabbay could give Israel's Labor Party a huge boost if the centrist is elected leader, a poll has suggested.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel freezes 'essential' expansion of packed Palestinian city

The plan would have allowed Qalqilya to double its size by expanding into land that has until now been off-limits

The price Palestinians pay for the neglect of Qalqilya

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The price Palestinians pay for the neglect of Qalqilya

Qalqilya has been eagerly awaiting implementation of the Israeli plan that will allow it to double its size by expanding into land that has ...

Diana Alghoul

Israel's tourist attraction allows guests to shoot 'Palestinian terrorists'

Israel built a new tourist attraction in an illegal settlement which allows guests to shoot 'Palestinian terrorists', in the latest attempt to ...

Conscious consumers: How Mennonite Church came to support BDS

Daoud Kuttab

Conscious consumers: How Mennonite Church came to support BDS

Analysis: After two years of educational initiatives and deliberation, the Mennonite church has urged its congregations to 'avoid the purchase ...

Israeli minister proposes annexing <em>settlements</em> into Jerusalem

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Israeli minister proposes annexing settlements into Jerusalem

Israel's right-wing intelligence minister on Monday proposed annexing five illegal East Jerusalem settlements into Israel’s expanded ...

Lebanese army carries out fresh raids on refugee camps

The New Arab

Lebanese army carries out fresh raids on refugee camps

At least 36 Syrians were arrested following fresh army raids in al-Qasr town near the Syrian border, state-run news agency reported on Sunday.

Ten-year-old children of Israeli settlers subjected to 'weapons training'

The New Arab

Ten-year-old children of Israeli settlers subjected to 'weapons training'

A group of Israeli primary school boys receive firearms training during a summer camp in an illegal settlement in the occupied West Bank, ...

The New Arab

Lebanese army prosecutor to probe 'death-by-torture' of Syrian refugees

Lebanese prosecutor ordered forensics to examine the bodies of four Syrians who died in army custody last week following calls for an inquiry by rights groups and allegations of torture.

Alessandra Bajec

Syrian refugees wait amid fatigue and tension in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Syrian refugees are stuck in dire living conditions, waiting for an end to the war as the protracted crisis builds pressure on the ...

Tom Charles

Can London's Palestine Expo help redress Israel bias?

Comment: While solidarity with Palestine becomes more mainstream, UK and international institutions still firmly favour Israel, writes Tom ...

The New Arab & agencies

NGOs urge probe into deaths of Syrians in Lebanon

Human Rights Watch and Lebanese NGO LIFE called for a full investigation to determine the circumstances behind the four deaths.

Four Syrians detained after camp raids die: Lebanese army

The New Arab

Four Syrians detained after camp raids die: Lebanese army

Four Syrian men who were detained during raids on two refugee camps in Lebanon last week, have died, the Lebanese army said.

The New Arab & agencies

Fire destroys Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon, killing one

One person has been killed and two seriously injured after a fire tore through a camp for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

'Temporary' deals become entrenched injustices as Israeli occupation persists

Daoud Kuttab

'Temporary' deals become entrenched injustices as Israeli occupation persists

Comment: Open-ended agreements reached without resolution always favour the occupier over the occupied, writes Daoud Kuttab.

'Notorious' Israeli settlers arrested after attacking soldiers

The New Arab

'Notorious' Israeli settlers arrested after attacking soldiers

A group of settlers from Yitzhar, located in the Palestinian city of Nablus, threw rocks at Israeli soldiers before shortly being arrested, ...

Israeli settlers angry at 'freeze in settlement expansion'

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Israeli settlers angry at 'freeze in settlement expansion'

Netanyahu announced the approval to build 300 illegal settlement homes in the Beit El settlement, but settlers say they were told the plans have ...

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