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Facing the possibility of renewed violence from Trump supporters, Washington residents had been urging neighbors with Airbnbs not to rent during Biden's inauguration.

As Airbnb shares are expected to make their debut on Thursday, Amnesty International is calling on the US-based company to withdraw accommodation listings in illegal settlements.

Israel denies visas to UN staff over settlement blacklist

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Israel denies visas to UN staff over settlement blacklist

Most of the UN OCHR's international staff have been forced to leave Israel this year after their visas were not renewed, a spokesman said.

US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

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US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has approved 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates.

TripAdvisor must vacate illegal Israeli settlements: Amnesty

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TripAdvisor must vacate illegal Israeli settlements: Amnesty

With a 'sharp increase' in Israeli settlement expansion underway, Amnesty has called on the holiday booking site to not 'legitimise settlements ...

Marta Vidal

Gentrification and grassroots resistance in Amman's oldest district

Residents, shop owners and activists are organising themselves to prevent multinational corporations from taking over one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Jordan's capital.

Sarah Khalil

Baytna Baytak: Heart-warming initiative houses Lebanon's medics for free

The Baytna Baytak, "Our house is your house", is a project helping dozens of Lebanese medics find free accommodation to allow them to ...

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Israel plans new east Jerusalem settlement: watchdog

Israel's housing ministry submitted plans to build 9,000 settlement units on the site of the former Atarot airport, between two Palestinian ...

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

The UN released a list of companies complicit in violating Palestinian human rights, in the first-ever international attempt to name and shame ...

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Faysal and Nizar Mohamad

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Comment: The PA and EU have a chance to reclaim an international order hijacked by Israeli obstructionism and American unpredictability, write ...

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Pompeo says settlement report shows UN's 'unrelenting anti-Israel bias'

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet on Wednesday released a list of 112 companies with activities in Israeli settlements, ...

Settlements blacklist: Israel cuts ties with UN rights chief

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Settlements blacklist: Israel cuts ties with UN rights chief

The list, published on Wednesday, escalated a looming showdown between Israel and the international community over its more than half-century ...

Who are the 112 companies complicit in Israel's settlements?

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Who are the 112 companies complicit in Israel's settlements?

The list released by the UN human rights office is the first-ever international attempt to name and shame businesses connected to Israel's ...

Palestinian PM hails UN's report on Israeli settlements firms

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Palestinian PM hails UN's report on Israeli settlements firms

Palestinian Prime Minister has hailed the UN for releasing a report on businesses that have ties to illegal settlements.

UN publishes list of companies active in Israeli settlements

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UN publishes list of companies active in Israeli settlements

The UN has released a list of companies with activities in Israeli settlements, which are considered illegal under international law, including ...

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Amnesty urges TripAdvisor to shun illegal Israeli settlements

Amnesty International has stepped up a campaign to demand that TripAdvisor stops listing tourist attractions and properties in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories

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TripAdvisor's settlement recommendations are 'fuelling rights violations', Amnesty says

Listings such as those for an archaeological site run by the illegal Israeli settlement of Susya are 'fuelling' human rights violations against ...

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Palestinians call for Airbnb boycott on Nakba Day

Palestinian campaigners urged supporters to temporarily deactivate their Airbnb accounts on Wednesday to protest its listings in ...

Ben Lynfield

Saint George still alive for dwindling Palestinian Christians

Feature: This year St George's day, a spiritually uplifting holiday for Palestinian Christians, coincided with the start of the sacred and ...

Settlement hotels part of 'detrimental' West Bank expansion policy

Florence Dixon

Settlement hotels part of 'detrimental' West Bank expansion policy

Unrestricted funding for hotel building in illegal settlements reflects Israel’s ‘full-bore’ settlement expansion policy in the West Bank, which ...

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Airbnb 'will allow illegal Israeli settlements' to be listed

Airbnb has announced it will reverse a decision to remove illegal Jewish settler homes in the occupied West Bank from its rental ...

Israeli apartheid in the spotlight

Kamel Hawwash

Israeli apartheid in the spotlight

Comment: It's time the UN republished the ESCWA report on Israeli practices of Apartheid against the Palestinian people, writes Kamel Hawwash.

HajjBnB? Riyadh 'to profit from pilgrims' with hosting scheme

Mustapha El Bouabi

HajjBnB? Riyadh 'to profit from pilgrims' with hosting scheme

Saudi Arabia will launch a new service allowing citizens to host Umrah out of season pilgrims to Mecca, potentially allowing the monetisation of ...

'Systematic injustice': UK companies complicit in Israeli war crimes

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'Systematic injustice': UK companies complicit in Israeli war crimes

British companies with business links to illegal Israeli settlements are complicit in human rights violations and may be committing war crimes.

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