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The Palestinian Prisoners' Club, an NGO which has led efforts to support prisoners in Israeli jails, is to close most of its branches in the West Bank

The Jordanian king is worried about Israel's plans to annex the West Bank.

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.

China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

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China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

The latest Chinese response followed a US announcement of visa bans and an assets freeze on three officials, including ...

Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

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Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

Comment: The weapons deals and military training France and the UK provide to Saudi Arabia are killing civilians abroad, and ...

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Explainer: What is the Iran-China comprehensive strategic partnership?

Former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has come out to condemn it, criticising Iran for "plundering the country" and for "allowing foreign troops to enter". But what does it really entail?

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Arab leaders 'indifferent' to annexation of West Bank: report

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and several Gulf states do not plan to take action over Israel's plan to annex large swathes of the ...

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Israeli, UAE technology firms sign deal on coronavirus research

A state-linked technology company in the UAE has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defence firms to fight coronavirus, in a ...

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UK's Boris Johnson writes op-ed against for Israeli newspaper

In an op-ed for Israel's top newspaper, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson opposed Israel's annexation of parts of the ...

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

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Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, ...

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'Law of the jungle': Amnesty slams Israel's annexation plans

Israeli authorities are promoting 'law of the jungle' with their illegal plans to annex parts of the ...

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for <em>the</em> West Bank

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Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

Americans who know about Israeli annexation are 'against it'

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Americans who know about Israeli annexation are 'against it'

Most of the 2,395 American adults polled in March who were aware of Israel's plan viewed it as "too favourable toward ...

Netanyahu: Gantz has no powers over West Bank annexation

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Netanyahu: Gantz has no powers over West Bank annexation

Netanyahu has dismissed comments from his coalition partner that the Israeli annexation of parts of the West ...

Israel defence minister warns Hamas against annexation retaliation

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Israel defence minister warns Hamas against annexation retaliation

Alternate Israeli Prime Minister threatened Hamas and Hezbollah over the illegal annexation of the occupied West Bank.

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Rights groups slam UK ‘lacklustre’ response to Israeli annexation

A coalition of rights groups has slammed the United Kingdom’s response to Israel's planned annexation as “lacklustre”.

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Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against 'colonialism'

Black Lives Matter UK has spoken in solidarity with Palestine as annexation looms.

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Germany to adopt resolution against 'illegal' Israeli annexation

German authorities could adopt a resolution standing against Israel's 'illegal' annexation plans.

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China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth rates, a new ...

UK politician urges ban on annexed West Bank imports

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UK politician urges ban on annexed West Bank imports

UK Labour shadow foreign secretary, Lisa Nandy has pushed for a ban on the imports of goods from illegal settlements in ...

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Mossad chief 'secretly' meets King Abdullah in Jordan

The head of Israel's Mossad made a secret trip to Jordan to meet King Abdullah.

Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

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Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

Jerusalem's Grand Mufti Ekrima Sa'id Sabri said Israel is becoming increasingly violent towards Muslim worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Israeli authorities force Palestinian out <em>of</em> his home

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Israeli authorities force Palestinian out of his home

Palestinian resident of a village nearby Bethlehem, Bassam Ghnaim, was forced out of his own land by Israel.

Senior US Democrats oppose Israeli annexations in joint statement

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Senior US Democrats oppose Israeli annexations in joint statement

Three top Democrats in the US Senate have released a joint statement condemning Israel's plans to annex parts of the ...

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