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Mounted Israeli security forces ride on a hill during a protest by Beduins in the southern Israeli village of Sawe al-Atrash in the Neguev Desert, against an afforestation project by the Jewish National Fund (JNF), on January 13, 2022. - Bedouin, who are part of Israel's 20 percent Arab minority, have long opposed tree-planting initiatives in the Negev, blasting them as a de facto government land grab in areas they call home. (Photo by Menahem KAHANA / AFP) (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP via Getty Images)
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Analysis: Israel is attempting to frame efforts to evict Palestinian Bedouins from their land as a 'legal dispute', but displacing Palestinians has always been at the crux of its concerted and ongoing settler-colonial project.
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Analysis: The drone and missile attack hurt the UAE's reputation as a stable business hub with airtight security, with potential implications for Abu Dhabi's role in Yemen and regional de-escalation.
Jordan's King Abdullah II attends the State opening of the Parliament on November 7, 2016, in Amman, Jordan.
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Analysis: Opposition parties and political activists have for decades called for democratic reforms to strengthen the power of parliament, but recently unveiled constitutional amendments have proven controversial.
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In-depth: In the heart of Jerusalem's Old City, Armenians are preparing to celebrate Christmas. But this year, faced with a spike in attacks against the community and rising coronavirus cases, the streets of the Armenian Quarter are quiet.
A sign for tourists shows the direction to Damascus and Baghdad among other destinations at an army post on Mount Bental in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on February 10, 2018. -
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Analysis: With little international resistance, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is seeking to deepen Israel's control of the Golan Heights in a way that marks Israel's presence there as a point of no return.
Graffiti critical of television on a shuttered shop in Beirut, Lebanon.
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In-depth: Ahead of Lebanon's upcoming elections, activists fear the political establishment will spread disinformation and fake news to retain power, in a country where the convoluted media landscape is already rife with political agendas.