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The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem reopened after being closed for over two months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Eyad Hallak, a 32-year-old Palestinian man was killed by the Israeli police in the Old City. The officers claimed they suspected that Hallak, who was unarmed, was carrying a weapon.

Israel arrests imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Israel arrests imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli forces have stormed the home of the imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site, as Palestinians tried to reach the mosque to perform Friday prayers.

ICC asks Palestinians to clarify status of Oslo Accords

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ICC asks Palestinians to clarify status of Oslo Accords

The International Criminal Court has asked for clarification on the status of the Oslo Accords after Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said ...

Palestinian journalists furious after veteran cameraman fired by AP

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Palestinian journalists furious after veteran cameraman fired by AP

Palestinian journalists have reacted with fury after the Associated Press fired a cameraman who protested against the Palestinian Authority’s ...

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Israel prevents restoration work at Palestine's historic Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli authorities prevented construction works inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in occupied Hebron.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque ...

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa to reopen as Covid-19 measures relax

Al-Aqsa Mosque will reopen on Sunday as coronavirus measures relax.

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How Iran's Quds Day propaganda pictures backfired

Iran's Quds Day propaganda has backfired, with Tehran's role in the Syria war brought to task.

Turkey says 'won't allow' Israel to annex West Bank

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Turkey says 'won't allow' Israel to annex West Bank

'We will not allow the Palestinian lands to be offered to anyone else' said the Turkish leader in an Eid address focused on Israel's planned ...

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Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

Authorities claimed the unidentified man attempted to stab a police officer in east Jerusalem.

Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians praying near Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

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Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians praying near Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem were attacked by Israeli forces while performing nightly prayers, a report said.

Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

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Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

For Muslims around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has put a damper on Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

Will the Palestinian Authority really cut ties with Israel?

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Will the Palestinian Authority really cut ties with Israel?

With annexation on the horizon, Mahmoud Abbas has issued a familiar threat. But with an ill-prepared PA and so much at stake, will he really go ...

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

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The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

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Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

Another Ramadan TV drama from Saudi Arabia has invited scrutiny

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UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex the Jordan Valley and Jewish settlements in the West Bank in line with US President ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Contact-tracing app launches in Tunisia, Kuwaiti polygamists find a way to bypass lockdown rules and an Etihad Airways aircraft lands in ...

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque to reopen after Eid holiday

Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem will reopen to worshippers after the Eid holiday

Trump plan 'historic', peace deals crucial: Israel foreign minister

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Trump plan 'historic', peace deals crucial: Israel foreign minister

Plans by Israel's new unity government to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank could through regional peace agreements into jeopardy.

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'Israeli settler' stabs Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem

A Palestinian teenager was left with neck injuries after a knife attack in East Jerusalem, as tensions continue to flare ahead ...

Pompeo warns ICC of ‘consequences’ over potential Israel probe

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Pompeo warns ICC of ‘consequences’ over potential Israel probe

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of 'consequences' if the ICC moves forward with a potential war crimes probe into Israel.

Three Palestinians shot by Israeli forces in Abu Dis

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Three Palestinians shot by Israeli forces in Abu Dis

Israeli police shot three Palestinians in the occupied east Jerusalem, reports confirmed on Saturday.

Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over annexation

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Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over annexation

During an interview, Jordan's King Abdullah II warned of a 'massive conflict' if Israel moves ahead with plans to annex large parts of the West ...

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