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Jewish extremists are accused of an arson attack which killed an 18-month-old Palestinian baby and his parents in July 2015.

UN Secretary General Guterres warned that Gaza was on the "brink of war".

US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

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US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

The US envoy in Israel allegedly admonished 'ungrateful' Israeli politicians in secret over their calls for the Trump administration to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights

US 'pushing Gulf to fund Sinai-based Gaza economic projects'

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US 'pushing Gulf to fund Sinai-based Gaza economic projects'

The United States has reportedly been pushing Gulf states to invest in economic projects for Gaza to be built in Egypt's northern Sinai, Haaretz ...

Jewish artefacts feared stolen amid chaos of Syria war

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Jewish artefacts feared stolen amid chaos of Syria war

Activists have raised concerns about Jewish artefacts that appear to have been stoled from Syria and sold outside the country.

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Jewish artefacts disappear from Damascus in fog of war

Jewish artefacts, including ancient parchment torahs from one of the world's oldest synagogues, have gone missing from Damascus amid the ongoing civil war, with some precious items reportedly surfacing abroad.

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Israeli settlers clash with police during outpost eviction

Israel's supreme court had in February 2017 ruled that part of the settlement outpost must be removed since it was built on private Palestinian ...

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Palestinian officials: Trump's 'deal of the century' doomed

The PA says that a regional tour next week by White House adviser Jared Kushner and Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, ...

Usman Butt

Syria: The making and unmaking of a refugee state

Book review: What can the Ottomans teach us about welcoming and integrating refugees? Dawn Chatty's book gives us some clues, writes Usman Butt.

Israel evicts settlers from illegal West Bank settlement outpost

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Israel evicts settlers from illegal West Bank settlement outpost

The right-wing government of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu draws support from the settlement movement and has settlers in top ...

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Illegal Israeli settlement to be demolished

Settlers have been ordered to vacate fifteen residences in the West Bank as they were built on stolen Palestinian land.

Friedman in US to prepare Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan

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Friedman in US to prepare Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan

Trump vowed to broker the "deal of the century" to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after entering the White House.

Israel to decide fate of Palestinian families facing eviction

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Israel to decide fate of Palestinian families facing eviction

The fate of 70 Palestinian families is due to be confirmed on Sunday as Israeli authorities are due to decide on a petition calling for the axe ...

How the 1967 Naksa changed the game for Palestine

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How the 1967 Naksa changed the game for Palestine

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.

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Israel's top court meets on contentious land-grab law

Israel's highest court met to discuss a new law that allows expropriation of Palestinian land.

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Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

It is the second significant government change since the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman, son of the king, as heir to the region's most ...

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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 ...

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UK minister urges Israel not to demolish Bedouin village

Palestinian residents said they expected the demolition of the village, which is home to 180 people and includes a school, to happen in the ...

Mental health in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Anastasia Kyriacou

Mental health in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Comment: Seventy years of conflict mean that for Palestinians, trauma is not a post-event - it is growing up in a continued traumatic ...

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Israel approves 2,000 new settlement homes, says NGO

Nearly 700 settlement units have been given final approval by Israel, with more than a thousand more passing the first planning stage, as ...

Israeli banks profit from illegal West Bank <em>settlements</em>: HRW

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Israeli banks profit from illegal West Bank settlements: HRW

Israeli banks are providing services to home buyers and local councils supporting illegal West Bank settlements, Human Rights Watch has ...

Israeli army raids Palestinian camp after soldier death

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Israeli army raids Palestinian camp after soldier death

The Israeli army raided a Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on Monday in an apparent hunt for suspects involved in the killing ...

Israeli soldier injured in occupied West Bank dies

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Israeli soldier injured in occupied West Bank dies

The Israeli military says a soldier who was seriously wounded in action in the occupied West Bank has died.

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