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The EU is a staunch defender of the two-state solution but remains divided on how to push back against Israel's annexation plans.

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Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

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Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho posted a picture of himself in the Israeli city of Haifa.

HRW slams Israel’s 'dangerous' plans to deport BDS co-founder

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HRW slams Israel’s 'dangerous' plans to deport BDS co-founder

Israel’s recent announcement to attempt deporting boycott movement co-founder Omar Barghouti, resident in Acre for 26 years, has been slammed as ...

Demi Lovato apologises for 'spiritual' visit to Israel

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Demi Lovato apologises for 'spiritual' visit to Israel

Demi Lovato apologised for visiting Israel, clarifying the trip was a 'spiritual experience' and not a political statement.

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Iceland fined for pro-Palestinian Eurovision protest

Iceland's group Hatari brandished scarves with Palestinian flags when the final results were being announced at the end of the event, which was held last May in Tel Aviv.

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JLo to ignore Palestinian activists and play Israel concert

Jennifer Lopez, known as J-Lo, will perform in Tel Aviv on Thursday.

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Israel uses animal rights to 'veganwash' the occupation

Animal rights activism and national emancipation are rarely mentioned in the same breath. Nevertheless, for the Palestinian Animal League, the ...

Sophia Akram

Escaping reality through music: Meeting Moody Kablawi

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian musician and producer Moody Kablawi from Haifa, who has been performing and touring internationally since he was ...

What is BDS and why should you care?

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What is BDS and why should you care?

At its core, BDS is a campaign promoting various forms of boycott against Israel until it meets its obligations under international law. Here's ...

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Pink Floyd star's attack on Syrian rescuers provokes outrage

A new attack by Roger Waters on Syria's White Helmets, where he blamed them for the murder of 34 people in the city of Douma has caused outrage ...

Israel minister slams display of Palestinian flags at <em>Eurovision</em>

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Israel minister slams display of Palestinian flags at Eurovision

Israel's culture minister slammed the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest finals in Tel Aviv on Sunday.

<em>Eurovision</em> threatens 'consequences' after Palestinian flag makes appearance

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Eurovision threatens 'consequences' after Palestinian flag makes appearance

Satirical Icelandic punk band Hatari raised Palestinian flags at Eurovision while Madonna's backing dancers displayed both Palestinian ...

<em>Eurovision</em> ‘will punish’ Iceland band for showing Palestinian flag

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Eurovision ‘will punish’ Iceland band for showing Palestinian flag

Satirical Icelandic punk band Hatari raised Palestinian flags at Eurovision while Madonna's backing dancers displayed both Palestinian ...

Palestinians protest as Israel <em>Eurovision</em> final kicks off

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Palestinians protest as Israel Eurovision final kicks off

Dozens of demonstrators gathered in Jaffa on Saturday to protest the Israeli Eurovision song contest, as singers from across the world ...

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Germany draws criticism for resolution equating BDS with anti-Semitism

Germany's Bundestag has become the first European parliament to pass a resolution calling boycotts of Israel anti-Semitic, drawing condemnation from German and Israeli scholars.

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'Like Apartheid': Spoof Madonna video urges Israel Eurovision boycott

London Palestine Action have released 'Like Apartheid', their third and final spoof music video calling for a boycott of the ...

Jad Salfiti

Eurovision brings Israel's record on LGBT+ rights to forefront

If Israel is as tolerant as it purports to be, the question is for whom? Certainly, not LGBT+ Palestinians nor LGBT+ African asylum seekers it ...

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Gaza protests cancelled due to high temperatures, Ramadan fast

Organisers cancelled the main weekly protests along the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, for only the second time in more than a year.

'Globalvision': Palestinians plan <em>Eurovision</em> alternative to protest Israel's occupation

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'Globalvision': Palestinians plan Eurovision alternative to protest Israel's occupation

The alternative to Eurovision, called 'Globalvision', will be held on Saturday, the same day of the song contest's finals in Tel Aviv.

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Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked with fake rocket attack warning

Hackers interrupted a live Eurovision broadcast with fake warnings from Israel's army that Tel Aviv would soon come under attack.

Amnesty slams Israeli refusal of Palestinian right of return

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Amnesty slams Israeli refusal of Palestinian right of return

Amnesty International slammed Israel's refusal to recognise the Palestinian right of return for more than 5.2 million refugees as a 'flagrant ...

Award-winning British rock band join boycott of <em>Eurovision</em>

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Award-winning British rock band join boycott of Eurovision

The alternative rock band Wolf Alice have joined calls for a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019, saying that Israel was ...

Madonna rebuffs calls for boycott of Israeli <em>Eurovision</em>

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Madonna rebuffs calls for boycott of Israeli Eurovision

Madonna has resolved to perform at the Eurovision song contest in Tel Aviv despite calls for a boycott of the contest over the Israeli ...

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