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Denied permission to demolish the home of a Palestinian accused of killing a soldier, the Israeli military now plans to pour concrete into his bedroom.

Some Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip are facing such dire circumstances that they are forced to scour bins for food, said UNRWA's head Philippe Lazzarini.

Gaza to install China-funded solar panels at children's hospital

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Gaza to install China-funded solar panels at children's hospital

The Give Palestine Association collaborated with the enclave’s health ministry to install Chinese-funded energy panels for Al-Durra Children's Hospital in Gaza.

US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

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US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

This legislation would represent the “toughest sanctions ever proposed by Congress” against Hezbollah, Republican US Congressman Joe Wilson ...

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Maher al-Charif

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the ...

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Israel blockading Gaza Strip 'with UAE help': Aljazeera investigation

The UAE has been helping Israel to tighten its siege on Gaza by supporting them through the Bernice military base in Egypt, according to a new investigation by Al Jazeera.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

Israel has bombed Gaza almost daily since August 6, in response to the airborne incendiary devices.

Malia Bouattia

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Comment: As Israel confidently strikes Gaza with little international coverage or outrage, our responsibility is to apply pressure on complicit ...

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Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer ...

Israeli police hold Palestinian man over knife killing

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Israeli police hold Palestinian man over knife killing

Israeli police have detained a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an Israeli man to death near Tel Aviv.

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Israel hit by Gaza's untreated sewage after power cut

Treatment plants in Gaza are unable to operate after Israel cut fuel supplies to the strip.

Israel bombs Gaza for eighth day in a row

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Israel bombs Gaza for eighth day in a row

For the eighth day in a row, Israel has bombed Gaza and damaged agricultural land.

Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

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Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

Florida couple were finally able to return to the US after being stuck in Gaza due to Covid-19.

UN expert condemns Israel's '<em>collective</em> <em>punishment</em> of Palestinians'

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UN expert condemns Israel's 'collective punishment of Palestinians'

Israel is responsible for serious violations against Palestinians, a UN Special Rapporteur said in a report.

Russia vetoes crucial extension of cross-border aid in Syria

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Russia vetoes crucial extension of cross-border aid in Syria

A crucial UN Security Council resolution that would have extended authorisation for cross-border humanitarian aid in Syria for a year has been ...

The New Arab Staff

UN vote seeks to authorise cross-border aid to Syria

Aid groups are urging Russia to rethink its position, as Syria cracks under the pressure of its civil war.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

Despite an ongoing deadly coronavirus outbreak, Egypt has imposed a crackdown on health workers deemed to be critical of the Sisi regime.

Diana Alghoul

Israel 'withholding Ahmed Erakat's body', family warns

The body of Ahmed Erakat, a murdered Palestinian is being withheld by Israel, his uncle announced.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli forces capture Palestinian accused of killing soldier

Israel's Shin Bet security agency said that an operation with the Israeli army and police had led to the capture of a Palestinian it said killed ...

Israeli soldiers filmed throwing tear gas into Palestinian home

The New Arab

Israeli soldiers filmed throwing tear gas into Palestinian home

Israeli soldiers have been caught on video targeting the home of a Palestinian protest organiser with tear gas while his wife and five children ...

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli ...

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

Stasa Salacanin

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

A bid by separatists to assert control over southern Yemen has pushed the country closer to fragmentation.

Ukraine to recognise Eid as an official state holiday

The New Arab

Ukraine to recognise Eid as an official state holiday

Some 300,000 Crimean Tatars in Ukraine make up the largest part of the country’s Muslim community, estimated to be between 600,000 and 2 million ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

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