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The violence is sparked by a years-long bid by Israeli settlers to take over Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem.

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to distort the reality of the occupation, writes Laura Albast.

US calls on Israel, Palestinians to end civilian deaths

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US calls on Israel, Palestinians to end civilian deaths

The State Department said civilian deaths in Gaza were 'deeply lamentable'.

Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

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Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war ...

Blinken says 'all sides need to de-escalate' in Israel-Palestine

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Blinken says 'all sides need to de-escalate' in Israel-Palestine

The US secretary of state said Israel had a right to respond to rocket attacks by Gaza militants.

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US activists demand action against Israel's Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

The planned expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem has captured the world’s attention, as activists in the US pressure Washington to act.

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World powers call for calm after Jerusalem unrest

Reactions poured in from around the world after violence sparked by days of unrest at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

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Palestinian priest urges Christians to protect Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

A Palestinian Catholic priest has called on Christians to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli forces injured hundreds of Muslim worshippers ...

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Israel seeks to turn Arab Jerusalem into ghetto: Bishara

As Israel continues to assault Palestinians in East Jerusalem, Azmi Bishara says it is trying to turn the city into a surrounded ‘ghetto’

Israeli police bar 'Jerusalem Day' marches at Al-Aqsa

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Israeli police bar 'Jerusalem Day' marches at Al-Aqsa

Israeli police have barred Jews from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the annual Jerusalem Day parades.

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Israeli police beat Palestinian photographers in Jerusalem

Several journalists were injured when Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

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Jerusalem Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, The New Arab is providing live and regular updates from ...

Kuwait lawmakers demand government drops support for two-state solution

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Kuwait lawmakers demand government drops support for two-state solution

Kuwait's parliament also called on the Arab League to condemn the 'ethnic cleansing' of East Jerusalem.

Turkey calls Israel 'apartheid state' amid assault on Palestinians

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Turkey calls Israel 'apartheid state' amid assault on Palestinians

Turkey has called Israel an 'apartheid state' and demanded that it end its 'heinous and cruel' attacks on Palestinians, after hundreds of ...

Football teams show solidarity with Palestinian protesters

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Football teams show solidarity with Palestinian protesters

Football teams across the world are showing solidarity with Palestinian protesters in Sheikh Jarrah and Al-Aqsa.

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Hundreds injured as Israeli forces storm Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Hundreds of Palestinian worshippers have been injured as Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque firing tear gas and rubber bullets and preventing medics from treating the injured.

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Israeli court delays hearing in Sheikh Jarrah eviction case

Israel's justice ministry said it would delay a key Monday hearing in a case that could see Palestinian families evicted from their homes in the ...

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'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

Hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded and dozens arrested following Israeli police violence.

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Sheikh Jarrah families refuse meeting with Palestinian-Israeli 'kingmaker' politician

Families threatened with eviction have refused a meeting with Mansour Abbas, a Palestinian-Israeli Islamist politician who previously expressed ...

Arab nations hit out at Israel for Jerusalem violence

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Arab nations hit out at Israel for Jerusalem violence

Arab countries, including four that last year agreed to normalise relations with Israel, have condemned a weekend of violence towards ...

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Russia urges no 'escalation of violence' in Jerusalem

Moscow condemned attacks on civilians in occupied east Jerusalem.

Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

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Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

More than 200 Palestinians were injured in the Israeli police assault on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex.

EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

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EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

The European Union called on 'all sides' to stop 'violence and incitement' in occupied east Jerusalem.

200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

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200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

At least 88 people were hospitalised after Israeli forces fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas at worshippers in Jerusalem.

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