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In September, Israel demolished 76 Palestinian owned homes, schools and other vital structures.

'Settlement construction is illegal under international law and is one of the major obstacles to peace,' the UN coordinator said.

Israel refuses to halt planned demolition of Palestinian school

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Israel refuses to halt planned demolition of Palestinian school

Israeli authorities plan to demolish a newly built primary school in a remote Palestinian village.

Israeli forces arrested over 40 Palestinians in one month

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Israeli forces arrested over 40 Palestinians in one month

More than 40 Palestinian residents of the Issawiya neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem have been arrested since September.

Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

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Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

Comment: Elections will not be a magic bullet, but given the right conditions, they will hopefully force the way to a more youthful, united ...

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Israeli forces detain teenager in overnight West Bank raids

A teenager was arrested, among others during overnight Israeli raids in the Palestinian cities of Jerusalem, Ramallah and Hebron.

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Palestinian farmer left hospitalised after Israeli settler attack

Palestinian farmer Usama Hamdan was left hospitalised after he was attacked by an armed Israeli settler.

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Israeli forces demolish wedding hall in occupied West Bank

A wedding hall, which also had a residential apartment, was demolished by Israel on Wednesday morning

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UK's Trade Union Congress describes Israeli practices as 'apartheid'

The UK's Trade Union Congress has described Israel as participating in 'apartheid practices' and has urged for a just solution.

Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

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Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

A roadside bombing took place by the British Embassy in Baghdad, but no injuries were reported.

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Israel approves nearly 1,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israeli authorities have approved 980 new settlements in occupied Bethlehem.

Israeli settlers shoot at Palestinian workers in occupied Nablus

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Israeli settlers shoot at Palestinian workers in occupied Nablus

Israeli settlers snuck into the village of Burqa in the occupied West Bank and attacked Palestinian construction workers.

Israeli forces shoot disabled Palestinian at Jerusalem checkpoint

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Israeli forces shoot disabled Palestinian at Jerusalem checkpoint

Israeli forces shot and injured a mute and deaf Palestinian at Qalandia checkpoint.

Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

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Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary in after they were ...

Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

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Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

Suliman al-Hathalin ,70, was beaten and re-arrested after Israeli forces broke into Umm al-Khair village in southern Hebron.

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Palestinian hospitalised as Israeli settlers throw stones at car

A Palestinian was taken to hospital after Israeli settlers threw stones at his car.

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Israeli forces attack Palestinians protesting annexation in West Bank

Israeli forces shot one Palestinian protester and injured dozens more as they marched against annexations.

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PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

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Israeli forces destroy Palestinian Covid-19 checkpoint in West Bank

Occupying Israeli forces shot at Palestinians in occupied Jenin and destroyed a checkpoint on their way out.

Israeli forces shoot at, arrest Palestinians in West Bank

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Israeli forces shoot at, arrest Palestinians in West Bank

At least five Palestinians were detained and two injured by Israeli forces.

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Daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

The attack took place in the searing afternoon heat as Iran's top diplomat held back-to-back meetings with senior Iraqi officials nearby.

EU launches West Bank infrastructure project in anti-annexation push

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EU launches West Bank infrastructure project in anti-annexation push

The EU, PA and Denmark agreed the fifth installation of a €15.2 million project to build schools, water networks and other vital infrastructure ...

Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

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Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

Benny Gantz, who has disapproved of the unilateral annexation of the occupied West Bank will be given extra powers to veto in a new agreement.

Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

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Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

Israel is set to build 164 illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.

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