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The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely condemned ‘Deal of the Century’ overwhelmingly rejected by Palestinians.

Palestine's health ministry has rejected 'uncoordinated' aid from the UAE, following Etihad Airways first known flight to Israel.

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and <em>Arab</em> prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and prisoners of conscience in the region.

First UAE flight to Israel, with aid for Palestinians

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First UAE flight to Israel, with aid for Palestinians

Except for Jordan and Egypt, Arab countries have no official relations with Israel but Gulf Arab nations like the UAE and the ...

It's time to reform the UN

Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari

It's time to reform the UN

Comment: The world has changed and the UN failed to keep up. It must abandon the old mindset and move in new, potentially uncomfortable ...

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Pompeo says 'work to do' on Israel's annexation plan

Pompeo said 'there remains work yet to do' on Israel's plan to annex parts of the West Bank after talks with Netanyahu and Gantz during his eight-hour trip to Israel.

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Saudi Arabia affirms 'Palestinian support' following Israel normalisation backlash

Saudi Arabia reiterated its support for the Palestinian cause as Israel verges on annexing the West Bank, following criticism over Riyadh's ...

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Arab league calls Israel annexation 'a new war crime'

An Israeli coalition government agreement reached last week includes a framework for implementing the annexations outlined in the plan.

Malia Bouattia

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Comment: Johnson's government is shifting blame onto the poor, and away from his shocking lack of leadership and neglect of essential state ...

Trump welcomes Israel's illegal plan to annex West Bank

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Trump welcomes Israel's illegal plan to annex West Bank

The US administration has welcomed Israel's controversial plan to annex parts of the West Bank.

Bahey el-Din Hassan

A job or a calling? Human rights in Egypt

Comment: Founder of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Bahey el-Din Hassan takes a in-depth look at the personalities and debates ...

<em>Arab</em> <em>League</em> to meet over Israel’s annexation plans

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Arab League to meet over Israel’s annexation plans

The Arab League has announced that it will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday to discuss Israel’s plans to annex parts of the ...

BeIN Sports calls for blocking Saudi's Newcastle club buyout

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BeIN Sports calls for blocking Saudi's Newcastle club buyout

Citing piracy concerns, Qatar-based sports network beIN Sports has asked the UK's Premier League to re-examine a Saudi-backed takeover ...

Rights activists urge Newcastle United to reject Saudi deal

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Rights activists urge Newcastle United to reject Saudi deal

Reports emerged earlier this week that the potential Saudi takeover of the Newcastle football club was edging closer, after legal documents were ...

The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

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The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

The forces of the Islamic State are once more on the march.

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UK police investigating attempts to stoke anti-Muslim coronavirus sentiments

UK counter-terrorism police are monitoring attempts by far-right groups to stir anger against the country's Muslim population amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Anti-coronavirus measures spark Middle East fears of rights rollback

Activists jailed and protest camps destroyed, hundreds arrested for breaking curfew, and prisoners jailed in overcrowded unsanitary conditions: ...

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Leading Algerian protest figure sentenced to year in prison

Dozens of protesters continue to be held in Algeria's jails despite the resignation of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika last year.

Ramona Wadi

Duplicitous Trudeau supports Israel at ICC

Comment: To support Israel at the ICC while pretending to back Palestinians at the UN is a duplicitous charade which must be exposed, writes ...

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

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'Unconscionable': US describes East Jerusalem Palestinians as 'non-Israeli citizens'

The US State Department changed its standard description of East Jerusalem Palestinians from 'Palestinian residents' of the city to ...

Coronavirus punishment from God for homosexuality: Israeli Rabbi

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Coronavirus punishment from God for homosexuality: Israeli Rabbi

Rabbi Meir Mazuz was urged to apologise after saying coronavirus is a punishment from God for gay pride parades.

More virus cases linked to UAE Tour cycling

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More virus cases linked to UAE Tour cycling

Six people linked to thr recently-cancelled UAE tour have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus spreading around the world.

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Rami G. Khouri

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Comment: The Palestinians must dare to lead their anti-colonial battle with a powerful raft of political, economic, legal, and mass mobilisation ...

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