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The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

Comment: Israel may try to sabotage the ICC probe, but subjecting it to the legal tools of the international community tears down the idea of exceptionalism, writes Emad Moussa.

US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

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US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

Miles told the UN that Washington will continue to combat criticisms of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

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Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

The reported letter comes following recent talks between Fatah and Hamas officials, ahead of national elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

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ICC ruling heralds war crimes probe in Palestinian territories

The ICC ruled that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for a war crimes probe.

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UN says Israeli settlements are 'major obstacles to peace'

At a session of a UN committee on Palestinian rights, Antonio Guterres reiterated that settlement activities in the occupied West Bank are ...

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West Bank settlers pressure Netanyahu ahead of March vote

Illegal settlers in the West Bank are pushing a right-wing Israeli government agenda in an effort to legalise settlements.

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Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has lashed out at Israel for refusing to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus, saying this is proof that ...

Jerusalem has room for a Palestinian capital, Gantz says

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Jerusalem has room for a Palestinian capital, Gantz says

Jerusalem will remain Israel's 'undivided capital' but there will be a 'place for a Palestinian capital', Benny Gantz said.

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Palestinian PM urges Spain to recognise Palestine

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh urged Spain to recognise Palestine in a meeting with Madrid's foreign minister in Ramallah.

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Comment: A permanent settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict is not yet a lost cause, but it will require courageous and resolute US ...

Sudan denies giving in to US 'blackmail' over Israel

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Sudan denies giving in to US 'blackmail' over Israel

Sudan did not give in to US "blackmail" when it agreed to normalise relations with Israel, the African nation's top general, Abdel Fattah ...

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

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Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

The Palestinian President is appealing to the UN after Arab states normalised with Israel.

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Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, France and Germany held a meeting to discuss the future fo the peace process.

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Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief, has criticised President Donald Trump for his sidelining of the Palestinians ...

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Erdogan urges dialogue on east Mediterranean, not 'harassment'

Erdogan called for "sincere" dialogue to settle the growing row with Greece over Ankara's energy search in the eastern Mediterranean

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Palestine 'too sacred' to accept normalisation, Algerian president says

Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboune has rejected normalisation and said Palestine is too 'sacred' to betray.

Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

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Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

The Arab League accused Iran and Turkey of interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

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Palestinians to soften UAE normalisation criticism at Arab League

The PA initially described the UAE normalisation deal as a 'betrayal'.

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

Kushner to fly from Israel to UAE next week

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Kushner to fly from Israel to UAE next week

Top US officials will escort their Israeli counterparts on the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE.

Will Saudi follow suit and normalise relations with Israel?

Courtney Freer

Will Saudi follow suit and normalise relations with Israel?

Comment: Saudi Arabia may normalise relations with Israel eventually, but it has different, more complex set of considerations to the UAE, ...

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