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Palestine's fatwa council head Mufti Muhammed Hussain deplored an Israeli-funded UAE delegation to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the First Intifada of 1987.

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Diana Alghoul

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Muhammad Al-Durrah's father spoke out against the UAE normalisation deal, 20 years after his son was shot dead by Israeli forces.

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

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Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

Moroccans protest Arab nations normalising ties with Israel

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Moroccans protest Arab nations normalising ties with Israel

North Africans are protesting Gulf countries' decision to normalise relations with Israel.

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More than a million sign petition against UAE-Israel normalisation

The anti-normalisation 'Palestinian Charter' has garnered over a million signatures in little over a day.

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Saudi Arabia 'agreed to open airspace to Israeli flights'

Senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner added that Bahrain also agreed to a similar move after Saudi Arabia

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UAE deal allows Jewish prayers at Al-Aqsa compound: report

A clause of the UAE-Israel agreement changes the sensitive status of Al-Aqsa compound and may have 'people of all faiths' praying there.

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Jerusalem Mufti quits UAE peace forum over pro-normalisation stance

Sheikh Muhammad Hussein has stepped down from an Emirati peace group in anger over its support for UAE-Israel normalisation.

Turkey celebrates Battle of Manzikert with historical music video

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Turkey celebrates Battle of Manzikert with historical music video

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Turkey - with its penchant for period pieces - has dropped a music video to celebrate the 949th anniversary of the Battle ...

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UAE activists sign petition condemning Israel normalisation deal

The petition describe the deal as 'an affront to all resolutions' of various intergovernmental organisations in support of Palestinians, ...

Visiting Al-<em>Aqsa</em> 'impermissible' through normalisation, Jerusalem Mufti declares

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Visiting Al-Aqsa 'impermissible' through normalisation, Jerusalem Mufti declares

Those who try to enter al-Aqsa Mosque via the means of normalisation will not be allowed, says the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem.

Israeli court upholds conviction of Palestinian cleric Raed Salah

The New Arab Staff

Israeli court upholds conviction of Palestinian cleric Raed Salah

On Thursday, he made his first public appearance in three years as he addressed reporters gathered outside Haifa District Court, following his ...

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Ibrahim Husseini

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Silwan has become a battleground for settler groups, who are using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem.

Hagia Sophia resurrection paves way for 'Al-<em>Aqsa</em> liberation': Erdogan

The New Arab Staff

Hagia Sophia resurrection paves way for 'Al-Aqsa liberation': Erdogan

An Arabic-language statement published on the official Turkish presidency website said the move to 'resurrect' Hagia Sophia paves the way for ...

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Israel defence minister warns Hamas against annexation retaliation

Alternate Israeli Prime Minister threatened Hamas and Hezbollah over the illegal annexation of the occupied West Bank.

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Israel's 'unlawful' annexation map not yet drawn out: report

The final maps for Israeli annexation have not yet been drawn, a report suggest, days ahead of the planned move.

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Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

Jerusalem's Grand Mufti Ekrima Sa'id Sabri said Israel is becoming increasingly violent towards Muslim worshippers at Al-Aqsa ...

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Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

The New Arab

Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East's resilience in the face of the novel coronavirus this week.

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Palestinians in Jerusalem angered as Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa

As the Al-Aqsa Mosque re-opened its doors to Palestinian worshippers, Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of the ...

Mosques reopen in Saudi Arabia amid coronavirus woes

The New Arab & agencies

Mosques reopen in Saudi Arabia amid coronavirus woes

Worshipers will be asked to keep their distance from one another and bring their own prayer rugs and copies of the Quran from home.

Al-<em>Aqsa</em> <em>mosque</em> in Jerusalem reopens after two months

The New Arab & agencies

Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens after two months

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem reopened after being closed for over two months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Israel arrests imam of Al-<em>Aqsa</em> <em>Mosque</em>

The New Arab

Israel arrests imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli forces have stormed the home of the imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site, as Palestinians tried to ...

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