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Israel has closed its goods crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip after Hamas fired rockets into the Mediterranean.

At least eight rockets were seen in the sky, heading toward the Mediterranean Sea.

Israel strikes Hamas target in northern <em>Gaza</em> Strip

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Israel strikes Hamas target in northern Gaza Strip

In a brief statement, the army said an aircraft struck a Hamas observation post in northern Gaza.

<em>Gaza</em> children return to school despite virus fears

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Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

Palestinian children in Gaza have returned to school on a reduced schedule after a five-month breakduring the Covid-19 outbreak

Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

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Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip set up a centre to donate blood to victims of the Beirut blast.

Josh Ruebner

We need to talk about Seth Rogen

Comment: Most Jewish-Americans, like Seth Rogen, are still only awakening to the moral and political ramifications of Israel's settler-colonial project, writes Josh Ruebner.

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Tel Aviv to light city hall with Lebanon flag

Though Israel and Lebanon are still technically at war, the Lebanese flag will be projected on Tel Aviv's city hall following the devastating ...

Carmen Geha

Lebanon: Ambitions of a nation taken hostage

Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

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Israeli jets strike Hamas targets in Gaza: military

Israel said on Sunday night a "projectile" fired from Gaza had been intercepted by its Iron Dome anti-rocket system.

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Yazan al-Saadi

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes ...

Harris Iqbal

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Comment: Covid-19 has revealed the vulnerability, resilience and generosity of the UK's disproportionately impacted Muslim community, writes ...

Israel says it arrested Hamas militant who fled <em>Gaza</em>

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Israel says it arrested Hamas militant who fled Gaza

The announcement confirms weeks of rumours that a Hamas figure had “defected” to Israel.

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

Palestinian vets launch Gaza's first spay-and-neuter programme

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Palestinian vets launch Gaza's first spay-and-neuter programme

Struggling with high numbers of stray cats and dogs, Gaza's only animal rescue organisation has started the Palestinian territory's first ...

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Hamas leader 'freed from detention' after 16 months

65-year-old Hassan Yousef, the co-founder of Hamas, was arrested in April last year and imprisoned without trial.

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Israeli military on high-alert for potential Hezbollah attack

Israel is reinforcing its northern border after the Lebanese group Hezbollah threatened to retaliate for an airstrike near Damascus which killed ...

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'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

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Madonna shows solidarity with 'Google deletes Palestine' campaign

Madonna posted a series of posts on Instagram supporting Palestine.

Jordan may support 'one-state democratic solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict

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Jordan may support 'one-state democratic solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict

Jordan's Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said the kingdom may support a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Israel arrests Palestinians protesting razing of historic Jaffa cemetery

Palestinian Muslim community leaders have accused Israeli police of racism due to their handling of protests against the razing of an ...

UN expert condemns Israel's 'collective punishment of Palestinians'

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UN expert condemns Israel's 'collective punishment of Palestinians'

Israel is responsible for serious violations against Palestinians, a UN Special Rapporteur said in a report.

Hamas admits naval officer spied for Israel

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Hamas admits naval officer spied for Israel

A military spokesman for Gaza's rulers Hamas admitted that a junior naval officer spied for rival Israel before fleeing.

Internet disrupted in Iranian province amid protests in city

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Internet disrupted in Iranian province amid protests in city

The internet outage coincided with videos being published online of protesters gathering in the city of Behbahan in Iran.

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