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The home carbonation product manufacturer previously attracted considerable criticism for operating a factory in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank.

Avnery, who fought for the creation of a Palestinian state and was one of the first Israelis to meet Yasser Arafat, has died aged 94.

Egypt working on five year Hamas-Israel truce in Gaza

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Egypt working on five year Hamas-Israel truce in Gaza

A long-term truce could pave the way for talks on other issues, including easing Israel's crippling blockade and a prisoner swap of Palestinian detainees and the bodies of Israeli soldiers.

South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Zam Yusa

South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Analysis: Since the fall of IS' self-proclaimed caliphate, some fighters from south-east Asia have returned home, but many remain in the region, ...

US seeking to stab Turkey 'in the back': Erdogan

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US seeking to stab Turkey 'in the back': Erdogan

The US is seeking to stab its NATO ally in the back, according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Marcus Montgomery

When defending 'religious liberty' means courting Christian nationalists

Comment: Jeff Sessions' 'Religious Liberty Task Force' has nothing to do with guaranteeing the rights of all religious groups, writes Marcus Montgomery.

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Swedish pro-Gaza ship activists deported from Israel

The UN and human rights groups have appealed to Israel to end the siege on Gaza, which has had a devastating impact on the two million ...

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UN urges Israel to allow emergency aid into Gaza

The UN has urged Israel to allow fuel to enter the besieged Gaza Strip as the humanitarian crisis in the enclave persists.

Paul Iddon

An 'Arab NATO' against Iran: easier said than done

Analysis: The GCC is fractured, Oman has a legacy of neutrality and Qatar is under siege by other Gulf nations. Trump's bid to unite ...

Two killed in Gaza after Israel targets Hamas post

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Two killed in Gaza after Israel targets Hamas post

Israeli forces fired at Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning, killing at least two men and injuring others

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Israel seizes second ship attempting to break Gaza siege

A second ship in a pro-Palestine flotilla attempting to break the siege on Gaza has been impounded by Israel.

Today we celebrate Tamimi's release, tomorrow the struggle continues

Malia Bouattia

Today we celebrate Tamimi's release, tomorrow the struggle continues

Comment: It's important to celebrate, especially when there aren't many things to celebrate, writes Malia Bouattia.

No major assault planned on Syria's Idlib: Moscow

The New Arab & agencies

No major assault planned on Syria's Idlib: Moscow

Moscow contradicted Assad's pledges to retake the northern Syrian rebel stronghold by force, saying there "can be no question of an operation, ...

IS collapse following Syrian regime offensive in Yarmouk Valley

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IS collapse following Syrian regime offensive in Yarmouk Valley

Syrian regime army units and militias are carving up the last IS territories in the Yarmouk Valley after a lightening campaign in southern Syria.

Israel's ban on South African model follows apartheid playbook

Suraya Dadoo

Israel's ban on South African model follows apartheid playbook

Comment: Israel's ban on Shashi Naidoo entering the Occupied Palestinian Territories is eerily reminiscent of apartheid South Africa's ...

The New Arab & agencies

#FreedomFlotilla: Israel stops 'medicine packed' al-Awda boat entering Gaza

After hoping the flotilla would reach the besieged Gaza Strip, Israeli naval forces have blocked the al-Awda boat from entering the waters of the besieged enclave.

The New Arab & agencies

SOS message: 'Israel kidnapped participants of Freedom Flotilla'

Israeli naval forces have blocked the al-Awda flotilla boat from reaching the besieged Palestinian enclave of Gaza.

The New Arab

Freedom Flotilla edging closer to besieged Gaza

The Freedom Flotilla attempting to break the brutal siege on Gaza could arrive as early as Sunday, activists say.

Malia Bouattia

Women like us: British Muslimahs resist

Comment: As Muslim women we are held up as examples as long as our resistance is considered acceptable, and not a threat, writes Malia Bouattia.

Without Israel's blockade, Gaza would flourish

Muhammad Shehada

Without Israel's blockade, Gaza would flourish

Comment: Gaza is a resilient and vibrant community that is poised to flourish. It's time to lift the blockade, writes Muhammad Shehada.

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Hodeidah becomes breeding ground for cholera: Save the Children

The coastal city of Hodeidah has been the target of a UAE and Saudi-led military alliance. A potential siege on the Yemeni port city ...

Amnesty urges Palestinian Authority to recognise rights of protesters

The New Arab

Amnesty urges Palestinian Authority to recognise rights of protesters

Amnesty International has urged the Palestinian Authority to exercise 'restraint' towards Palestinian protesters following recent allegations of ...

Saudi Red Sea oil shipments halted after Houthi attack

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Saudi Red Sea oil shipments halted after Houthi attack

Saudi Arabia has said oil shipments through the key Bab al-Mandab strait in the Red Sea will be halted after an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels ...

'The Syrian revolution is not dead'

Ömer Özkizilcik

'The Syrian revolution is not dead'

Analysis: Many consider the armed opposition defeated and the Syrian uprising dead. But Syria's rebels are keeping faith in their revolution, ...

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