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The decision to recognise Palestine as a state comes four decades after the Scottish city was twinned with Nablus, Palestine.

Palestinians in Lebanon had gathered to celebrate Donald Trump's election loss.

Israeli soldier filmed kneeling on 60-year-old Palestinian man's neck

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Israeli soldier filmed kneeling on 60-year-old Palestinian man's neck

The Palestinian man was pictured with his face pressed onto the floor.

Trump to reveal 'great' Mideast peace plan before Tuesday

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Trump to reveal 'great' Mideast peace plan before Tuesday

US President Donald Trump has said that he will reveal a much-delayed plan for peace in the Middle East ahead of a meeting with Israeli leaders, ...

Palestinians condemn Trump’s plan to host Israeli leaders

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Palestinians condemn Trump’s plan to host Israeli leaders

The Palestinian Authority has condemned US President Trump‘s plans to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny ...

The New Arab

Ahed Tamimi joins London march to mark Nakba Day

Teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi joined thousands in London on Saturday for a demonstration to mark the 71st anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians in 1948.

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Trump's 'hypocrisy' is undermining two-state solution, says Palestinian official

'Their words go against their actions,' Palestinian diplomat Husam Zomlot said about the Trump administration's plans for ...

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US closes Palestine mission in Washington

The Palestine mission in the US closed Thursday, as tensions between Ramallah and Washington continue to heighten.

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Netanyahu praises US decision to close Palestinian mission

The Trump administration maintains close ties to the right-wing Israeli premier and has been accused of being one-sided on Israel-Palestine ...

US confirms closure of Palestinian mission in Washington

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US confirms closure of Palestinian mission in Washington

Palestinian officials called the move a 'dangerous escalation' of tensions in the region, accusing the Trump administration of being one-sided ...

The New Arab

US cancels more than $200 million in Palestinian aid

Palestinian officials have slammed a decision by the US to cut $200 million in funds to Gaza and the West Bank.

Australia ends direct aid to Palestinian Authority

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Australia ends direct aid to Palestinian Authority

Australia has ended direct aid to the Palestinian Authority because it says its donations could increase the self-governing body's capacity to ...

Palestine recalls four ambassadors after Jerusalem embassy move celebrations

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Palestine recalls four ambassadors after Jerusalem embassy move celebrations

The Palestinian foreign ministry has recalled its ambassadors from four European countries that had ignored EU protocol and celebrated the US ...

Palestine envoy to Washington recalled over Jerusalem embassy move

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Palestine envoy to Washington recalled over Jerusalem embassy move

At least 61 Palestinians died on Monday after Israeli forces fired at demonstrators protesting the new US embassy in Jerusalem.

Pompeo and the P-word: Undoing decades of Palestine diplomacy

The New Arab

Pompeo and the P-word: Undoing decades of Palestine diplomacy

Blog: During his Middle East trip, newly appointed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met no Palestinian officials despite rising tensions with ...

The New Arab

Palestinian envoy: No peace plan without East Jerusalem capital

'No state without East Jerusalem its capital': Palestinian ambassador to the US Husam Zomlot reiterated the centrality of Jerusalem, Gaza and the refugee issue at the J Street Jewish conference.

The New Arab

Envoy reveals blossoming Trump-Abbas relationship before ‘backstabbing’ Jerusalem decision

Palestinian envoy to the US Husam Zomlot refuted blame laid on Palestinians for abandoning peace efforts, sharing details of ...

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Abbas condemns Israeli vote to annex occupied West Bank

The central committee of Israel's ruling Likud Party on Sunday voted for a resolution urging its MPs to push to annex the occupied West Bank.

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Palestinians recall envoy to US after Jerusalem move

The Palestinian Authority has recalled the PLO envoy to Washington following Trump's controversial Jerusalem move.

US lawmakers vote to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority

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US lawmakers vote to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority

US lawmakers have voted to suspend aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it ends social payments to the families of Palestinians detained or ...

The New Arab

Trump administration endorses bill suspending aid to Palestinian Authority

The Trump administration on Thursday declared its support for a bill that would suspend financial aid to the PA until it ends social payments to ...

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict: Could Trump be The One?

Mohammed Arafat

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict: Could Trump be The One?

Palestinians find themselves torn between hope and experience. Can a new US president change anything writes Arafat

Israeli belligerence casts shadow over Abbas visit to US

Daoud Kuttab

Israeli belligerence casts shadow over Abbas visit to US

Analysis: The Palestinian president's Washington visit comes as the Israeli government continues its aggressive tone. He is expected to focus on ...

Banksy's Palestine hotel has world's worst view ever

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Banksy's Palestine hotel has world's worst view ever

British street artist Banksy opened on Friday a hotel in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, as part of his latest artwork in the Palestinian ...

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