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Basim Naem has said that Israel’s dismissal of the ICC probe is no surprise, but also expressed hope.

If approved, the JNF proposal would direct funds towards the expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the pandemic was raging.

<em>Israeli</em> forces kill Palestinian man in his car

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian man in his car

Israeli forces shot at a car in East Jerusalem, killing the Palestinian driver and injuring his wife.

As under Trump, US report avoids 'Occupied Territories'

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As under Trump, US report avoids 'Occupied Territories'

US President Joe Biden's administration avoided using the term "Occupied Territories" in a human rights report, as his predecessor Donald Trump ...

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Palestinians seek international support for Jerusalem elections

With Israel failing to publicly confirm that Palestinians in East Jerusalem will be able to vote in this year's elections, Palestinian officials have been forced to resort to external support.

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Palestinians march, plant trees to mark 45th Land Day

Many Palestinians will mark Land Day from home this year in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Land Day 2021: Israel intensifies efforts to cleanse Palestinians

Comment: After 45 years of historic dispossession, Palestinians are facing intensified Israeli efforts to cleanse them from their ...

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Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in March: UN

Israel routinely destroys the homes of families of alleged Palestinian attackers as a form of collective punishment against the community.

US pledges 15 million to Palestinians affected by coronavirus

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US pledges 15 million to Palestinians affected by coronavirus

“This urgent, necessary aid is one piece of our renewed commitment to the Palestinian people.”

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Half of Israelis fully vaccinated, Palestinians lag

Human rights groups and some Democratic US lawmakers have called on Israel to offer vaccines to all Palestinians in the territories under ...

Middle East quartet calls for 'meaningful' Israel-Palestinian talks

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Middle East quartet calls for 'meaningful' Israel-Palestinian talks

The US, Russia, the EU and the UN - members of the so-called Middle East quartet - discussed the resumption of "meaningful negotiations" to ...

Palestinians roll out vaccines as virus cases spike

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Palestinians roll out vaccines as virus cases spike

The Palestinian health ministry started its vaccination campaign after the West Bank received 60,000 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech and AstraZeneca ...

<em>Israeli</em> settlers storm Palestinian town, torch cars

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Israeli settlers storm Palestinian town, torch cars

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian town of Beit Iksa near Jerusalem, vandalizing property and torching two cars, amid a ...

ICC lets Israel seek deferral of war crimes probe

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ICC lets Israel seek deferral of war crimes probe

If the court is satisfied with the process, it could postpone or even cancel the investigation and instead let Israel run its own investigation ...

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Palestinian killed by Israel army in West Bank: ministry

Atef Yussef Hanaysheh, 42, was killed by occupying Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank.

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Biden administration planning to 'reset US relations' with Palestinians

The Biden administration could take a tougher stance on Israeli settlements and offer a $15 million coronavirus aid package ...

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Netanyahu fights for re-election without key ally Trump

Netanyahu is heading for a fourth general election, but this time without the support of his powerful ally: Donald Trump.

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Palestinians get 60,000 vaccine doses through WHO program

The first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from the World Health Organisation is due to arrive in Palestine in the next 48 hours.

Clashes between Palestinians and <em>Israeli</em> forces in occupied Jenin

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Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in occupied Jenin

Clashes broke out between armed Palestinians and occupying Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Jenin.

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Israeli forces fire at Palestinian refugees in Ramallah camp

Israeli soldiers fired at Palestinian youths at Jalazoun refugee camp on Monday evening.

Israel's Netanyahu promises to legalise settlement outposts if re-elected

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Israel's Netanyahu promises to legalise settlement outposts if re-elected

The Israeli premier hopes to attract right-wing voters to form a majority in Israel's Knesset.

<em>Israeli</em> settlers attack Palestinian family in West Bank

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Israeli settlers attack Palestinian family in West Bank

The Palestinian family says it owns the land and goes there every Saturday, fearing the settlers will seize it to extend the Mitzpe Yair outpost

<em>Israeli</em> settlers 'storm religious shrines' in Palestinian village

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Israeli settlers 'storm religious shrines' in Palestinian village

Israeli settlers stormed ancient sites in a nightly raid began on Wednesday night and continued until dawn in the Palestinian town of ...

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