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France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain urged Israel to refrain from expanding illegal settlements in the West Bank.

Three Israelis were wounded Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank, medics and the army said, with Defence Minister Benny Gantz blaming "terrorists" for the attack.

Elderly Palestinian woman shot by Israeli soldiers

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Elderly Palestinian woman shot by Israeli soldiers

A 60-year-old Palestinian woman has been shot and seriously injured in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers who said that she had tried to attack them.

Israel deploys 'tear gas drones' against Palestinian protests

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Israel deploys 'tear gas drones' against Palestinian protests

Police in Israel have used remote-controlled drones to drop canisters of tear gas on protesters in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Israeli forces arrest nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

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Israeli forces arrest nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

Palestinians were detained across the West Bank in raids by occupying Israeli forces.

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Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in March: UN

Israel routinely destroys the homes of families of alleged Palestinian attackers as a form of collective punishment against the community.

Florence Massena

Cultural initiative Nabad gives momentum back to cultural actors

Organisations like Nabad wish to give artists and cultural institutes their spark back to help them go on with their projects and ideas post the ...

Jessica Buxbaum

How Israeli industrial zones exploit Palestinian land and labour

In-depth: Palestinians working in settlement industrial zones often feel they have no other choice, with the Palestinian economy and labour ...

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Israel arrests Al-Aqsa preacher as far-right rabbi storms mosque

Israeli forces on Wednesday arrested Ekrima Sabri, the preacher of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, as dozens of Jewish extremists stormed the compound.

How Palestinian-singer Bashar Murad challenges conservative norms with music

Elias Jahshan

How Palestinian-singer Bashar Murad challenges conservative norms with music

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter Bashar Murad who uses his music to confront conservative norms, the Israeli occupation, and ...

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Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

The Jerusalem Planning Board rejected a master plan that would have given construction permits to local residents of al-Walaja, between ...

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces over 'knife attack'

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Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces over 'knife attack'

The Israeli army said it killed a Palestinian who carried out an attempted knife attack in the Gush Etzion area of the occupied West Bank.

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

Ziad Al-Qattan

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

In-depth: The arrest of DJ Sama after hosting a techno event in the West Bank reveals a deeper set of tensions within Palestinian society.

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in occupied <em>Bethlehem</em>

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in occupied Bethlehem

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

Israeli settlers carry out widespread attacks in West Bank

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Israeli settlers carry out widespread attacks in West Bank

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

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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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

Israel set to deploy vaccine, Palestinians left waiting

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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.

Hamas receives virus test kits, resumes Gaza screening

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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 ...

<em>Bethlehem</em> lights up Christmas tree

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Bethlehem lights up Christmas tree

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

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