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Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes Ramona Wadi.

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque prepares to re-open for worshippers. Here's the latest.

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa to reopen as Covid-19 measures relax

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa to reopen as Covid-19 measures relax

Al-Aqsa Mosque will reopen on Sunday as coronavirus measures relax.

Israeli deputy mayor compares Netanyahu to Nazis over annexation

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Israeli deputy mayor compares Netanyahu to Nazis over annexation

Jerusalem's deputy mayor Arieh King slammed Netnayahu for not annexing the whole of the occupied West Bank.

Israel 'preparing for violence' as West Bank annexation looms

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Israel 'preparing for violence' as West Bank annexation looms

Netanyahu has promised not to hesitate over the annexation of large parts of the West Bank.

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How Iran's Quds Day propaganda pictures backfired

Iran's Quds Day propaganda has backfired, with Tehran's role in the Syria war brought to task.

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Israeli court rules alleged paedophile fit to stand trial

Malka Leifer is accused of child sex abuse while she was a teacher and principal at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne.

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Bethlehem's Church of Nativity reopens after coronavirus closure

The church had been closed since March 5 when an outbreak of COVID-19 was detected in Bethlehem.

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Turkey says 'won't allow' Israel to annex West Bank

'We will not allow the Palestinian lands to be offered to anyone else' said the Turkish leader in an Eid address focused on Israel's planned ...

Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

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Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

Authorities claimed the unidentified man attempted to stab a police officer in east Jerusalem.

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Khamenei posts picture showing pro-Iran leaders praying in Jerusalem

Social media users were quick to ridicule Iran's latest propaganda content - a painting of an imagined gathering of Iran-backed leaders at the ...

Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'fabricated' corruption charges as trial begins

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Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'fabricated' corruption charges as trial begins

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Sunday forced to appear before the court for his first hearing on corruption charges.

Israel's Netanyahu is going on trial for corruption

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Israel's Netanyahu is going on trial for corruption

Netanyahu is Israel's longest serving prime minister, and has made history for becoming the country's first sitting leader to go on trial.

Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians praying near Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

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Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians praying near Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem were attacked by Israeli forces while performing nightly prayers, a report said.

Baghdad residents deplore display of Iranian leader posters

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Baghdad residents deplore display of Iranian leader posters

Iraqis in Baghdad have called for the removal of a massive number of posters showing Iranian leaders on Quds Day, an event supposedly expressing ...

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Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

For Muslims around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has put a damper on Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

Florence Dixon

Will the Palestinian Authority really cut ties with Israel?

With annexation on the horizon, Mahmoud Abbas has issued a familiar threat. But with an ill-prepared PA and so much at stake, will he really go ...

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

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Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

Another Ramadan TV drama from Saudi Arabia has invited scrutiny

UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

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UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex the Jordan Valley and Jewish settlements in the West Bank in line with US President ...

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Israeli court forces Netanyahu to attend trial opening

An Israeli court has denied a request by Prime Minister Netanyahu to be absent from the opening of his trial on corruption charges.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Contact-tracing app launches in Tunisia, Kuwaiti polygamists find a way to bypass lockdown rules and an Etihad Airways aircraft lands in ...

Reshaping Palestine: Inside Israel's new 'annexation cabinet'

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Reshaping Palestine: Inside Israel's new 'annexation cabinet'

Israel's new cabinet is poised to rock the region by formally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank.

Israel 'must annex' before possible Biden win: US envoy

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Israel 'must annex' before possible Biden win: US envoy

Ron Dermer has reportedly expressed concern that Israel's annexation plan will not go as planned if Joe Biden becomes US president.

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