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Ahed Ikhlil, 25, was shot and killed by Israeli forces in town of Beit Ummar, situated between Hebron and Bethlehem after he allegedly tried to stab settlers.

Israeli settlers have carried out widespread attacks on Palestinian homes, vehicles, farmland and hospitals across the occupied West Bank.

New UK coronavirus variant found in Bangladesh, Israel

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New UK coronavirus variant found in Bangladesh, Israel

Both Bangladesh and Israel this week announced that the new coronavirus variant from the UK has hit their countries.

Coronavirus dampens Christmas joy in <em>Bethlehem</em> and elsewhere

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Coronavirus dampens Christmas joy in Bethlehem and elsewhere

Coronavirus restrictions are keeping away the thousands of visitors who usually celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the birthplace of ...

Netanyahu gets Covid-19 vaccine to kickstart Israel's rollout

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Netanyahu gets Covid-19 vaccine to kickstart Israel's rollout

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received a Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday, kicking off a national rollout over the coming days, though ...

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Palestinians clamp down on virus with stricter measures

The Israeli-occupied West Bank will see its schools and universities closed for a two-week period starting Sunday, with gyms, restaurants and hairdressers also shuttering their doors.

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Israel set to deploy vaccine, Palestinians left waiting

Israelis could soon return to normal life and an economic revival, even as the virus continues to menace Palestinian towns and villages just a ...

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Israel approves 9,000 settlement units in Jerusalem

Israel has approved of yet more settlement constructions in the occupied Palestinian territories, in violation of international law.

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Hamas receives virus test kits, resumes Gaza screening

Hamas' health ministry said the delivery of 19,500 test kits from the WHO will last no longer than eight days.

Eight injured, 21 detained as Israel storms Palestinian camps

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Eight injured, 21 detained as Israel storms Palestinian camps

Eight Palestinians were injured and 21 detained as Israeli forces stormed Palestinian refugee camps in Qalandiya and Bethlehem in the ...

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Bethlehem lights up Christmas tree

Bethlehem lit up its Christmas tree without the usual crowds due to Covid-19 restrictions.

UK deplores Israeli settlement expansion in occupied West Bank

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UK deplores Israeli settlement expansion in occupied West Bank

The UK has said Israel's settlement construction is 'incompatible' with its declared peace goals.

UN Mideast envoy 'very concerned' over Israel's settlement project

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UN Mideast envoy 'very concerned' over Israel's settlement project

Plans to build beyond Green Line before Biden enters White House damages "prospects for a future contiguous Palestinian State and for achieving ...

Israel moves ahead on sensitive east Jerusalem settlement plans

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Israel moves ahead on sensitive east Jerusalem settlement plans

The construction of more than 1,000 settlement homes will further cut off Palestinians from east Jerusalem, which is claimed as the capital of a ...

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

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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 ...

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Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

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Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

A pregnant Palestinian woman was found dead in her home, in the latest case of domestic abuse in the occupied West Bank.

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Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

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Gunmen kill three Palestinians 'metres from Israeli checkpoint'

Two women and one man were shot dead by a group of four unknown assailants just metres from the Container checkpoint near Bethlehem.

Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

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Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

A new book by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward says that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu showed Trump a doctored video of Palestinian ...

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Israel approves nearly 1,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israeli authorities have approved 980 new settlements in occupied Bethlehem.

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails test positive for Covid-19

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Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails test positive for Covid-19

Two Palestinian prisoners in Ofer were tested positive with the coronavirus according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society.

Banksy triptych raises $3 million for Palestinian hospital

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Banksy triptych raises $3 million for Palestinian hospital

A Palestinian hospital in the occupied West Bank is set to receive a large donation, after British street artist Banksy raised nearly $3 million ...

Banksy to donate sale of artwork to Palestinian hospital

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Banksy to donate sale of artwork to Palestinian hospital

British street artist Banksy is to donate the proceeds from the auction of one of his works, valued at over $1 million, to a Palestinian ...

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