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Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

Israel to share names of unvaccinated

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Israel to share names of unvaccinated

Israelis who do not get vaccinated will now have their identities shared with the authorities.

Palestinians launch 'Guardians of Al-Aqsa' video game

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Palestinians launch 'Guardians of Al-Aqsa' video game

Players answer trivia about the holy site in order to capture the keys to Al-Aqsa from Israeli police.

Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

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Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

Joe Biden’s administration is seeking reach out to the Palestinian leadership and engage both sides in a lasting solution.

Jonathan Kuttab

The long and bumpy road to Palestinian elections

Comment: Palestinians are keener than ever to vote, but it's not yet clear whether persistent obstacles can be overcome, or the extent of change elections might bring, writes Jonathan Kuttab.

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Israel says giving 'unused' vaccines to Palestinians

Israel said Tuesday it was sending a "limited quantity" of unused coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians and other countries.

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Israel 'rewards' allies with surplus Covid-19 vaccines

Honduras, the Czech Republic, and Guatemala have all opened or promised to open diplomatic offices in Jerusalem.

Alex Kassidiaris

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

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Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

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Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

The reported letter comes following recent talks between Fatah and Hamas officials, ahead of national elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Israel begins reopening economy following two-month lockdown

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Israel begins reopening economy following two-month lockdown

Israel started reopening economically on Sunday as the country's coronavirus vaccination drive has reached almost half the population.

Nearly half of Israeli youths hate Palestinians, study finds

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Nearly half of Israeli youths hate Palestinians, study finds

Palestinian citizens of Israel were comparatively less hateful, according to the Hebrew University poll.

Equatorial Guinea to 'move Israel embassy to <em>Jerusalem</em>'

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Equatorial Guinea to 'move Israel embassy to Jerusalem'

Equatorial Guinea is only the second African country to announce it will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following Malawi ...

Palestinian elections 2021: Reconciling competing motives

Khalil E. Jahshan

Palestinian elections 2021: Reconciling competing motives

Comment: These elections finally present Abbas with the ultimate challenge: Balancing his standing with the US, while delivering Palestinians ...

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Palestinian president's rival promises vaccines for Gaza

Mohammed Dahlan has said that the UAE will send tens of thousands of Covid-19 vaccines to Gaza.

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Amnesty launches new petition to overturn Israeli travel ban

Laith Abu Zeyad, an Amnesty campaigner, has been prevented by Israel from travelling since October 2019 in what the human rights group calls a ...

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Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

Joe Biden has made a long awaited phone call to Benjamin Netanyahu, ending four weeks of silence that seemed to signal a cooler approach to ...

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Heavy snowfall hits Syria, Lebanon, Israel in winter storm

Heavy snows have hit the Levant region, causing disruption, and affecting displaced people most severely.

93% of Palestinian eligible voters sign up for polls

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93% of Palestinian eligible voters sign up for polls

Registration for the upcoming election in Palestine has passed 93 percent, as excitement runs high for first election in 15 years.

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

Beloved Palestinian poet Mourid al-Barghouti dies at 76

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Beloved Palestinian poet Mourid al-Barghouti dies at 76

Barghouti leaves behind a son, fellow poet Tamim al-Barghouti, and a celebrated body of work.

Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

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Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

In an interview with Alaraby TV, US congresswoman Ilhan Omar said she was "disappointed" by the Biden administration's policy on Israel and the ...

HRW accuses Australia of 'blocking' justice for Palestinians

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HRW accuses Australia of 'blocking' justice for Palestinians

Human Rights Watch condemned remarks by Australia's Foreign Minister saying that the country did not recognise the International Criminal ...

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