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The Gaza bloodshed has shown most Gulf Arab citizens still support the Palestinians despite normalisation deals between their leaders and Israel.

Former judge Ebrahim Raisi was the leading rival to the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani in the 2017 election, and long the topic of media speculation for this year's race.

A week and a century like no other

Rami G. Khouri

A week and a century like no other

Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

Sheikh Jarrah and a Nakba of past and present

Emad Moussa

Sheikh Jarrah and a Nakba of past and present

Comment: As long as Israel continues to occupy and oppress Palestinians, the memory of the Nakba will continue to regenerate and re-emphasise ...

French court upholds ban on Palestine solidarity protest

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French court upholds ban on Palestine solidarity protest

French police on Thursday banned Saturday's demonstration called over Israel's bombardment of Gaza.

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Lebanese protester shot by Israeli forces at border dies

The 21-year-old was one of two men who suffered wounds from the shelling during a protest on the frontier

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Mali's PM resigns before immediate reappointment to perform reshuffle

Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned on Friday but was immediately reappointed to choose a new 'broad-based' cabinet.

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London councillor unveils Palestine solidarity banner in Brick Lane

Labour councillor Puru Miah said the gesture was prompted by an email from a local resident.

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Palestinians take shelter in UN-run schools in Gaza

Families arrived at the schools in pick-up trucks, on donkeys and by foot as the death toll from the Israeli bombardment continues to rise.

Jordanians march to Israel border in solidarity with Palestinians

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Jordanians march to Israel border in solidarity with Palestinians

Riot police blocked the path before protesters could reach reach the Allenby Bridge leading into the West Bank.

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Pro-Palestinians in France ask court to overturn demo ban

Police complied with a request from French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin to ban a pro-Palestine protest in Paris.

47Soul Palestinian singer freed after arrest by Israel

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47Soul Palestinian singer freed after arrest by Israel

Members of the electronic music group issued a prompt appeal for Walaa Sbait’s release on Twitter and launched the campaign #FreeWalaaSbait.

Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

Jessica Buxbaum

Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

Palestinian-Israeli MK calls for UN protection from Israeli violence

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Palestinian-Israeli MK calls for UN protection from Israeli violence

Abu Shehadeh said the Palestinian-Israelis are being subjected to racist discrimination and violence from Israeli forces and armed right-wing ...

Nigerian president's son-in-law 'wanted in $65m fraud investigation': agency

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Nigerian president's son-in-law 'wanted in $65m fraud investigation': agency

Gimba Yau Kumo, who married the president's daughter Fatima in 2016, is wanted as part of a $65m fraud investigation, the ICPC said.

Brooke Anderson

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

In spite of increased public pressure, international condemnation, and a rising death toll, the U.S decision to send an envoy is tainted by unanimous statements that defend Israeli military action.

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Biden says Israel's Gaza strike's 'not an overreaction'

The president's remarks have drawn criticism from within his own party.

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Six Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in West Bank

Alongside those shot dead, over 100 Palestinians have been injured by violence at protests, including tear gas and rubber bullets.

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Under siege and occupation, Palestinians resist Israel's ongoing Nakba

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari backs new Chad leader

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari backs new Chad leader

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari backed Chad's new leader and offered to help Chad 'to stabilise and return to constitutional order.'

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Syrian regime, rebels take part in new prisoner swap

The exchange process took place on Wednesday afternoon at the Abu Al-Zendin crossing, according to local sources.

Russian officers to monitor security at Egypt airports

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Russian officers to monitor security at Egypt airports

Russian observers will be deployed at the Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada airports, according to an Egyptian political source.

Afghan Friday prayers mosque blast kills at least 12

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Afghan Friday prayers mosque blast kills at least 12

The Kabul blast has killed at least 12 worshippers, with 15 more injured, according to the police.

Germany calls Hamas rocket launches 'terrorist attacks'

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Germany calls Hamas rocket launches 'terrorist attacks'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said 'these are terrorist attacks' aiming 'to kill people indiscriminately'.

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