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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.

The Canadian comic actor said his mother made him call the head of the Jewish Agency to discuss his Israel remarks.

Arab Israeli diplomat 'profiled' and choked by security guards

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Arab Israeli diplomat 'profiled' and choked by security guards

The incident trained a spotlight on the ongoing struggles of Israel’s Arab citizens, a large minority that makes up about 20% of the population.

War-torn Libya misses out on Africa Cup place

Uri Levy

War-torn Libya misses out on Africa Cup place

Burundi, Tanzania, Namibia and Kenya will all take to the AFCON field, while Israel and Turkey both got their Euro 2020 campaigns off to a ...

Israel opposition in dramatic split ahead of election

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Israel opposition in dramatic split ahead of election

Israel's centre-left opposition dramatically split on Tuesday ahead of an April 9 election.

David Sheen

Israel to fund Jews-only booze cruises

Comment: The Israeli government's crusade against mixed couples is a bigoted and futile policy, writes David Sheen.

Florence Massena

Urban chaos: Downtown Beirut, then and now

Feature: Going back in time with architect Samer Ladki, we look at Swiss photographer Jacqueline Meier's pictures of Beirut from immediately ...

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French ex-leader decries 'mad allegations' amid Gaddafi corruption scandal

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has defended himself against the "mad allegations" that he accepted millions of euros in illegal ...

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Israel passes law requiring supermajority to cede Jerusalem

Israel’s parliament has passed a law requiring a supermajority vote to relinquish control over any part of Jerusalem to the Palestinians.

Israel passes law to 'protect Netanyahu during corruption scandal'

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Israel passes law to 'protect Netanyahu during corruption scandal'

The bill stops police from recommending to prosecutors whether to indict suspects upon completing their investigations and prevents information ...

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Israeli right-wingers photoshop president wearing Palestinian keffiyeh

Israeli police announced an investigation into a photoshopped picture of President Reuven Rivlin wearing a Palestinian headscarf that has gone ...

Saudi Arabia's bridge to Africa 'will require Israeli approval'

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Saudi Arabia's bridge to Africa 'will require Israeli approval'

Expert says that the inclusion of the Israeli-controlled Straits of Tiran in Saudi Arabia's ambitious $500bn plan suggests secret coordination.

Jihad Abdo: the Syrian movie-star who delivered pizza

Robert Cusack

Jihad Abdo: the Syrian movie-star who delivered pizza

Society: Jihad ('Jay') Abdo was once a prominent actor in the Arab world before he fled to America for a life of poverty - and a fledgling ...

Hollywood's prescient take on current horrors

Hadani Ditmars

Hollywood's prescient take on current horrors

Blog: Does life imitate art? Scenes from the Middle East remind Hadani Ditmars of a Hollywood movie, albeit one with a particularly twisted ...

Israel's Labor party holds leadership vote to regain influence

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Israel's Labor party holds leadership vote to regain influence

Israel's main opposition Labor party on Monday will vote for a new leader as it seeks to regain influence following a slide in opinion polls.

The New Arab

Thousands protest for two-state peace solution in Israel

Huge crowds gathered to argue for a peace solution that saw the establishment of a Palestinian independent state with east Jerusalem as its capital.

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Calls for Netanyahu to resign over Gaza War report

A recently published Gaza report revealing death tolls fron the conflict posed questions on prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, an alleged ...

The New Arab

Israel legalises settler land grabs in occupied West Bank

Israeli parliament on Monday passed a contentious bill that would retroactively legalise the expropriation of privately owned Palestinian land ...

The New Arab

Senior Israeli minister vows annexation of 'entire West Bank'

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett vowed the annexation of the entire West Bank following the eviction of settlers from the illegal ...

Israel delays vote on bill legalising settlements

The New Arab & agencies

Israel delays vote on bill legalising settlements

A vote on legalising thousands of illegal settlement homes in the occupied West Bank has been suspended.

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian star turned pizza boy dreams of Hollywood ending

A Syrian star of popular soap Bab al-Hara is hoping to regain some of his former glory in Hollywood.

Netanyahu slams John Kerry's speech criticising Israeli settlements

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Netanyahu slams John Kerry's speech criticising Israeli settlements

US Secretary of State, John Kerry's speech was biased against Israel, the controversial state's prime minister claimed, stating it put all the ...

'Arab voters make no difference,' says Israeli coalition chair

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'Arab voters make no difference,' says Israeli coalition chair

MK David Bitan sticks by controversial comments about Palestinian-Israeli voters despite censure from politicians across Israel's political ...

4,000 illegal Israeli settlement homes could become legal

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4,000 illegal Israeli settlement homes could become legal

Tel Aviv passed a controversial draft law that could lead to the legalisation of nearly 4,000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank on Monday.

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