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Visitors will be allowed in through the Jordanian-Palestinian gates, according to reports.

Muslims in South Asia vented their fury at French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday while smaller anti-France protests also took place in the Middle East.

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Al-Sharif Nassef

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and beyond, writes Al-Sharif Nassef.

Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

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Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

President Macron should be held accountable 'for the acts of violence and chaos in France', a Jerusalem cleric said on Friday.

Palestine's fatwa council deplores UAE normalisation visit to Al-<em>Aqsa</em>

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Palestine's fatwa council deplores UAE normalisation visit to Al-Aqsa

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

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Hamas says declined request to join 'Abraham Accords' talks

Saleh al-Arouri, a prominent leader of Hamas, reportedly said the organisation had declined a US request for dialogue on The Abraham Accords.

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Trump asked MBZ to 'encourage more Arab-Israeli normalisation deals'

Trump asked UAE day-to-day ruler MBZ to push for more regional agreements with Israel, a report said.

Maher al-Charif

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

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 ...

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 ...

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Moroccans protest Arab nations normalising ties with Israel

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

More than a million sign petition against UAE-Israel normalisation

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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.

Israeli newspaper hints at joint Netanyahu-MbZ prayer at Al-<em>Aqsa</em>

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Israeli newspaper hints at joint Netanyahu-MbZ prayer at Al-Aqsa

An Israeli columnist has hinted that a UAE official, possibly Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed himself, will pray alongside PM Netanyahu at ...

Saudi Arabia 'agreed to open airspace to Israeli flights'

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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

Unending blockade: Gaza ceasefire reinstates Israel's preferred status quo

Ali Adam

Unending blockade: Gaza ceasefire reinstates Israel's preferred status quo

Analysis: The truce reflects Israel's policy of maintaining the status quo in the Gaza Strip - a permanent blockade.

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US-Israel delegation leaves UAE after 'ground-breaking' normalisation visit

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House advisor left with the UAE with the US-Israeli delegation on Tuesday.

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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.

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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 ...

UAE activists sign petition condemning Israel normalisation deal

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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, ...

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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.

Palestinians rally in fury against Israel-UAE normalisation deal

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Palestinians rally in fury against Israel-UAE normalisation deal

Demonstrators in Jerusalem trampled on images of UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, chanting slogans demanding that the Gulf country fall.

Israeli court upholds conviction of Palestinian cleric Raed Salah

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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.

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