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The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their homeland.

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

Rocket fired from <em>Gaza</em> causes no injury in Israel

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Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

A rocket landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday, Israeli authorities claimed, though no casualties were reported.

Israel to scrap outdoor mask mandate from Sunday

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Israel to scrap outdoor mask mandate from Sunday

Israel announced plans to scrap the mandatory wearing of masks outdoors, citing success in an inoculation drive that has been criticised for ...

Jordan slams Israel’s ‘silencing’ of Jerusalem Muslim prayer call

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Jordan slams Israel’s ‘silencing’ of Jerusalem Muslim prayer call

Jordan has condemned Israel for stopping the Muslim call to prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday.

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Israel shocked by self-immolation of traumatised ex-soldier

Israeli leaders have expressed shock and consternation over the self-immolation of a former soldier who was suffering as a result of the 2014 Gaza war.

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How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

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Hamas elects former head Khaled Meshal as diaspora chief

Khaled Meshal has been elected as head of Hamas' diaspora office.

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Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

The day before a key deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Tel-Aviv would not be cooperating with the ICC's war ...

Egyptian delegation arrives in <em>Gaza</em> for prisoner swap talks

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Egyptian delegation arrives in Gaza for prisoner swap talks

A senior Egyptian intelligence delegation has arrived in the Gaza Strip to negotiate with Hamas regarding a potential prisoner ...

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Palestinian leader 'in good health' ahead of election

Mahmoud Abbas is in good health following a medical check-up in Germany, and ahead of the upcoming Palestinian elections.

Iran arrests 'spies' for Israel, other nations: state TV

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Iran arrests 'spies' for Israel, other nations: state TV

The latest arrest of alleged spies for Israel and other nations in Iran follows a similar episode from 2019.

Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

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Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

Netanyahu is expected to convene a meeting with Defence Minister Benny Gantz, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and other senior officials, ...

Palestinians approve 36 groups to run in May vote

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Palestinians approve 36 groups to run in May vote

36 candidate lists, from the dominant factions to individuals and popular figures, have been approved for the Palestinian legislative elections ...

Growing support for Palestinians in Congress, says Rashida Tlaib

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Growing support for Palestinians in Congress, says Rashida Tlaib

US lawmakers are now saying the 'unthinkable' about Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands, Tlaib said.

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Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

Despite continued disagreements on Afghanistan and Palestine, the Biden administration is reportedly planning to reverse Trump's sanctions on senior ICC officials.

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Yes, Israel occupies West Bank, US says

The Biden administration said that Israel is indeed occupying the West Bank, clarifying its stance after a report adopted language used by ...

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Gaza sees spike in coronavirus cases

Thousands of people in Gaza have been infected with the coronavirus, increasing pressure on local hospitals.

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Palestinians receive 100,000 doses of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The PA is expected to use the latest shipment in its limited vaccination campaign, which covers healthcare workers, the elderly, and those with ...

US pledges 15 million to Palestinians affected by coronavirus

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US pledges 15 million to Palestinians affected by coronavirus

“This urgent, necessary aid is one piece of our renewed commitment to the Palestinian people.”

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Half of Israelis fully vaccinated, Palestinians lag

Human rights groups and some Democratic US lawmakers have called on Israel to offer vaccines to all Palestinians in the territories under ...

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

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As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Comment: Palestinians in the diaspora are a significant intellectual and economic force that aids the Palestinian cause. We should be allowed to ...

Palestine welcomes China's offer to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

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Palestine welcomes China's offer to host Israeli-Palestinian talks

PLO member Wasel Abu Yousef hailed Beijing's stance on a Palestinian capital being established in east Jerusalem.

Israel targets Hamas sites in assault on besieged <em>Gaza</em>

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Israel targets Hamas sites in assault on besieged Gaza

Israeli warplanes targeted Palestinian fishermen and Hamas sites in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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