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Comment: Basic human rights are nowhere to be found in Egypt's police state, writes Sam Hamad.

Bangladesh's refugee camps are on the brink of a "public health disaster," Doctors Without Borders has warned, saying filthy water and faeces flow through shanties sheltering Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar.

Twenty-four years on, the Oslo peace accords are nowhere

Rami Almeghari

Twenty-four years on, the Oslo peace accords are nowhere

Comment: The signing of the Oslo accords in 1993 seemed to mark an historic moment in the Arab-Israeli peace process. But twenty-four years on, little has changed, writes Rami Almeghari.

Abbas seeks alternatives if two-state solution remains under threat Abbas seeks alternatives if two-state solution remains under threat

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Abbas seeks alternatives if two-state solution remains under threat

Speaking at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas declared he would "look for alternatives" if the two-state ...

Israel co-opts vegetarianism for its 'moral' army of occupation

Nada Elia

Israel co-opts vegetarianism for its 'moral' army of occupation

Comment: Israel is using its tolerance of the 'vegetarian lifestyle' to deceptively market itself in its latest moral crusade, writes Nada Elia.

Malia Bouattia

100 years of murderous injustice: Marking Balfour with BDS

Comment: With the centenary of the Balfour Declaration fast approaching, pro-Palestinian campaigners must work harder than ever to galvanise support, writes Malia Bouattia.

Hadani Ditmars

Pink Floyd and the cultural boycott of Israel

Blog: Roger Waters, Pink Floyd star and Israel boycott activist, is facing a coordinated smear campaign as he starts a tour of Canada, writes ...

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Israeli designer 'duped' Palestinian women into embroidering NYFW dress

A group of Palestinian bedouin women have accused an Israeli designer of deceit after a gown embroidered for New York Fashion Week was sponsored ...

The New Arab

Netanyahu backs far-right party plan to 'annex West Bank'

In a pre-recorded video message played to attendees who took part in National Union-Tkuma's conference, Netanyahu said he was "pleased" the ...

UN slams Israel for Palestine's 'de-development'

The New Arab

UN slams Israel for Palestine's 'de-development'

Fifty years after Israel began its occupation, development remains stagnant and unemployment persists for Palestinians.

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Israeli banks complicit in 'expansion of West Bank settlements'

Banks in Israel are contributing to the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank by providing loans and mortgages for ...

Issa Amro and Palestine's struggle for freedom of speech

Ylenia Gostoli

Issa Amro and Palestine's struggle for freedom of speech

In-depth: The human rights activist was arrested under new laws that prevent criticism of the Palestinian Authority, the latest attempt to ...

Israel 'kick-starting process to ban Amnesty International'

Diana Alghoul

Israel 'kick-starting process to ban Amnesty International'

Amnesty Israel has refused to comment on the situation, citing that they do not respond to rumours or leaks

Is UK's Labour shifting back to a pro-Israel stance?

Tom Charles

Is UK's Labour shifting back to a pro-Israel stance?

Comment: Labour may be forced to adopt a pro-Israel position, despite its new pro-Palestinian leadership, writes Tom Charles.

Palestinian Authority releases jailed activist on bail

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian Authority releases jailed activist on bail

After his release, Amro said the PA security forces of physically and verbally abused him during his imprisonment

Diana Alghoul

Palestinians hold Friday prayers outside evicted Jerusalem home

Palestinians joined a family in prayers outside a home they were evicted from by Israel, with protesters arrested, including a child.

The New Arab

EU 'must be part' of US Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

The European Union must play an active role in the recent push by the US administration to revive the Middle East peace process, Ireland's ...

The New Arab

Israel grants Hebron settler enclaves municipal status

Israel has created a new authority to provide municipal services for settlers in Hebron, raising fears that Israel is moving closer to annexing ...

The New Arab

Streams of Rohingyas arriving in Bangladesh 'destitute and traumatised'

One of the largest influxes ever of Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh has forced Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to upscale provision of medical ...

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

"They took us out and threw us outside. What greater injustice is there than this? We will most likely have to sleep on the streets."

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Abbas government slammed for detaining Palestinian dissident

Leading rights groups called on Tuesday for the release of a prominent Palestinian activist who was detained after criticising the autonomy ...

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Hasan Abu Nimah

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Comment: The UN chief skilfully tiptoed around the core issues, it's time he made a clear call to action, writes Hasan Abu Nimah.

Israel 'shoots' and detains elderly Palestinian woman

The New Arab

Israel 'shoots' and detains elderly Palestinian woman

Israeli occupation forces claim she was attempting to stab a solider but no one reported seeing a knife on the woman.

Israeli settlers threaten to 'sexually assault' Palestinian woman

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Israeli settlers threaten to 'sexually assault' Palestinian woman

A human rights group released footage showing a group of settlers shouting foul language through a loudspeaker at Palestinians in the area.

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