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

Comment: From the very beginning, Trump and Kushner's plan was intended to drive Palestinians away, rather than back to the negotiating table, writes Muhammad Shehada.

US to release Israel-Palestine peace plan details 'within days'

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US to release Israel-Palestine peace plan details 'within days'

Israeli leaders Netanyahu and Gantz are set to visit Washington in February to discuss details of the long-awaited 'Deal of the Century'.

UN extends Palestinian refugee mission until 2023

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UN extends Palestinian refugee mission until 2023

The resolution approved 'all donors to continue to strengthen their efforts to meet the anticipated needs of the agency', despite opposition ...

How Israel turned the occupation into a moneymaking enterprise

Muhammad Shehada

How Israel turned the occupation into a moneymaking enterprise

Comment: Israel is looking stop the Palestinian Authority economically disengaging from its occupier, writes Muhammad Shehada.

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli minister seeks 'non-aggression pact' with Gulf Arab states

Foreign Minister Israel Katz has previously hinted at backdoor discussions with unnamed Gulf Arab officials towards the normalisation of ties.

Khalil E. Jahshan

Adios, Jason: The resignation of Jason Greenblatt

Comment: Greenblatt's resignation just before the 'Deal of the Century' is unveiled is another blow to an already deeply unpopular plan, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pompeo says Middle East peace plan in 'weeks'

The US administration described its upcoming proposal as a 'vision', leading observers to wonder if Washington will offer more of a statement of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian officials say 'good riddance' to Trump's MidEast envoy

Palestinian officials have called on Washington to review its Middle East peace plan after the resignation of envoy Jason Greenblatt.

Architect of Trump's yet-to-be-announced 'Deal of the Century' resigns

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Architect of Trump's yet-to-be-announced 'Deal of the Century' resigns

The Israeli-Palestinian peace plan is expected to be announced some time after Israel's 17 September general elections.

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Netanyahu 'uses marijuana' to weed out election opponents

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the move at a joint press conference with Zehut, a libertarian Jewish nationalist party.

Trump envoy delays unveiling of Middle East peace plan

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Trump envoy delays unveiling of Middle East peace plan

Donald Trump's long-awaited 'Deal of the Century' will be delayed until after the US election.

US peace deal to be unveiled shortly, Trump says

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US peace deal to be unveiled shortly, Trump says

Trump said more snippets of the controversial Deal of the Century will be revealed before Israel's elections.

Trump blasted for 'anti-Semitism' after calling Jewish Democrats 'traitors'

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Trump blasted for 'anti-Semitism' after calling Jewish Democrats 'traitors'

US President Donald Trump has accused American Jews who vote Democrats of lacking knowledge and loyalty.

Israel’s Tlaib-Omar ban is an affront to all Americans

Josh Ruebner

Israel’s Tlaib-Omar ban is an affront to all Americans

Comment: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar are not the first US citizens to fall victim to Israel’s racist entry policy targeting supporters of ...

Ramona Wadi

The international community punishes Palestinians for alleged UNRWA misconduct

Comment: Without waiting for outcome of investigations into alleged misconduct at Palestine's refugee agency, the international community moved to cut its funding, risking further marginalisation of Palestinians, writes Ramona Wadi

The New Arab & agencies

Kushner meets Egypt's Sisi for Mideast peace plan talks

Jared Kushner's visit to Egypt is his third stop on a regional tour that has already taken him to Jordan and Israel to discuss the controversial ...

Ramona Wadi

Israeli plans to annihilate Palestinian collective memory

Comment: By refusing public access to documents about the Nakba, Israel has moved a step beyond denial, to directly challenge Palestinian ...

The New Arab & agencies

Greenblatt says only direct talks can solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Greenblatt put the United States at odds with other council members by insisting that UN resolutions and international law were not the ...

Marrying non-Jews is like 'Holocaust', says Israeli minister

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Marrying non-Jews is like 'Holocaust', says Israeli minister

Rafi Peretz, the Israeli education minister and leader of a far-right grouping of parties in the Knesset, outraged American Jews by comparing ...

The New Arab

Muslim leaders slam Israel's 'dangerous, illegal' Jerusalem tunnel

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation slammed Israel's building of an illegal tunnel under the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan as ...

Dismantling Palestine, one brick at a time

Ramona Wadi

Dismantling Palestine, one brick at a time

Comment: Greenblatt and Friedman's criminal tunnel antics show us that international law will not suffice for the protection of ...

Israeli settlement tunnel in Jerusalem 'damages 80 Palestinian homes'

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Israeli settlement tunnel in Jerusalem 'damages 80 Palestinian homes'

Eighty Palestinian houses have been damaged in Silwan and dozens are at risk of collapsing because of a controversial Israeli tunnel project in ...

Palestinians slam US 'war crimes' after Jerusalem tunnel opening

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Palestinians slam US 'war crimes' after Jerusalem tunnel opening

Palestinian officials condemned the participation of US envoys in an archaeological event organised by an Israeli settler-linked group in East ...

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