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Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes Ramona Wadi.

Netanyahu has promised not to hesitate over the annexation of large parts of the West Bank.

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

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 apartheid, writes Majed Abusalama.

Palestinian Authority ends West Bank coronavirus lockdown

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Palestinian Authority ends West Bank coronavirus lockdown

The Ramallah-based PA has ended the lockdown early amid a decline in new cases.

In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to ...

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Gaza records its 'first' coronavirus-related death

Palestinians recorded the first coronavirus-related death in Gaza, increasing the total virus deaths inside Palestinian territories to five.

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Hamas warns of Gaza Eid lockdown amid coronavirus rise

Hamas official Khalil al Hayya says Gaza may enter full lockdown if coronavirus cases continue to rise, as Gazans prepare to celebrate ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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Opposition leader says Netanyahu embarrassing Israel

Yair Lapid launched as a scathing attack against Benjamin Netanyahu, whose corruption trial is the talk of the country.

Palestine rejects UAE's 'uncoordinated' coronavirus aid, sent via Israel

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Palestine rejects UAE's 'uncoordinated' coronavirus aid, sent via Israel

Palestine's health ministry has rejected 'uncoordinated' aid from the UAE, following Etihad Airways first known flight to Israel.

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First UAE flight to Israel, with aid for Palestinians

Except for Jordan and Egypt, Arab countries have no official relations with Israel but Gulf Arab nations like the UAE and the Jewish state have ...

Virtual Ramadan: How technology is helping Muslims stay connected

Tahmina Begum

Virtual Ramadan: How technology is helping Muslims stay connected

From virtual Iftars to live-streamed calls to prayer, technology has helped Muslims stay connected during Ramadan under lockdown.

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.

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 ...

Thousands of Palestinians stranded by coronavirus appeal for repatriation

Amr Salahi

Thousands of Palestinians stranded by coronavirus appeal for repatriation

Thousands of Palestinians, most of them students, have been left stranded and out of pocket around the world as Arab countries refuse them leave ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Turkish Cypriots protest the closure of islands due to Covid-19, whilst Tunisia eases lockdown measures after no new cases. Here's your daily coronavirus roundup for the Middle East.

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Prominent artists, actors urge Israel to end Gaza blockade

Over 200 prominent musicians, actors, filmmakers, authors and more signed on to an open letter urging Israel to end its blockade of ...

Yara Hawari

Remembering 72 years of the Nakba as annexation looms

When Palestinians commemorate the Nakba they are not simply remembering a past event. They are marking a continued process of erasure and ...

Dalal Yassine

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

Comment: Seventy-two years after the Nakba, Israel and the United States continue to deny the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their ...

Pompeo says 'work to do' on Israel's annexation plan

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Pompeo says 'work to do' on Israel's annexation plan

Pompeo said 'there remains work yet to do' on Israel's plan to annex parts of the West Bank after talks with Netanyahu and Gantz during his ...

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Israel's former army chief appointed foreign minister

Ex-military chief Gabi Ashkenazi, who presided over the brutal 2008-2009 Gaza War, has secured the foreign affairs role for the Blue ...

Gloves and masks litter Middle East amid virus panic

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Gloves and masks litter Middle East amid virus panic

Across the Middle East, disposable masks and gloves that remain in high demand to protect populations from the coronavirus pandemic are ...

In Israel, Palestinians confined by discriminatory land policies: HRW

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In Israel, Palestinians confined by discriminatory land policies: HRW

Israel's discriminatory land policies extend beyond the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip, Human Rights Watch has said.

Australia tried to block probe into Israeli war crimes

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Australia tried to block probe into Israeli war crimes

Australia has claimed the International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction over alleged war crimes in Palestine.

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