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Israel halted its plan to distribute surplus coronavirus vaccines.

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz condemned Prime Minister Netanyahu's decision to distribute unused coronavirus vaccines to other countries.

Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians

The New Arab Staff

Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians

US Secretary of State Tony Blinken reportedly asked his Israeli counterpart to assist in transferring Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

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.

Anti-zionism isn't anti-semitism, Facebook should make the distinction

Mitchell Plitnick

Anti-zionism isn't anti-semitism, Facebook should make the distinction

Comment: Facebook is considering classing anti-Zionism as a kind of hate speech. Doing so would be detrimental to Palestinians and Jews alike, ...

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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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'US Uncancelled' conservative conference cancels anti-Semitic speaker

CPAC has announced that online personality Young Pharaoh will no longer speak at the conservative conference.

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Ex-Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

Known for his Western-style business suits and soft-spoken, measured tones, Ahmed Zaki Yamani helped Saudi Arabia command a dominating presence ...

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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.

Israel agrees to vaccinate 100,000 labourers, Palestinians say

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Israel agrees to vaccinate 100,000 labourers, Palestinians say

Israel has agreed to vaccinate 100,000 Palestinian labourers working in the Jewish state, according to the Palestinian ...

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Israel and Syria swap prisoners in Russia-mediated deal

Israel and Syria swapped prisoners in a deal brokered by Russia.

Outrage after Syrian regime imposes Sharia on Yazidi minority

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Outrage after Syrian regime imposes Sharia on Yazidi minority

The Yazidi Council of Syria has condemned the decision as a 'flagrant violation' of human rights.

Is Israel an apartheid <em>state</em>?

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 ...

Iran armed forces slam spy chief over scientist's murder

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Iran armed forces slam spy chief over scientist's murder

The statement by the armed forces general staff marked a rare public row between a security service and the military in Iran.

Palestinians accuse Israel of blocking vaccines to Gaza

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Palestinians accuse Israel of blocking vaccines to Gaza

The Palestinian Authority accused Israel of refusing to allow some 2,000 coronavirus vaccine doses destined for Gaza health workers into the ...

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill 6 militia fighters: monitor

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said all the fighters killed were "pro-government" forces.

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Red Sea reefs 'under threat' from Israel-UAE oil deal

Israeli environmentalists are warning that a UAE-Israeli oil pipeline deal threatens unique Red Sea coral reefs and could lead to "the next ...

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Israeli study shows Pfizer vaccine 94 percent effective

Israel's largest healthcare provider said a study of more than half a million fully vaccinated Israelis indicated the Pfizer/BioNTech jab gave ...

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US urges settlement halt amid major Israeli expansion plan

The US called on Israel to stop settlement activity as the Jewish National Fund green-lighted a policy allowing it to spend millions on ...

Except for Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Except for Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics

Book Club: Except for Palestine unpacks the exceptional nature of policies toward Palestine in the US.

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Israel extends law allowing ultra-Orthodox students to dodge draft

The government justified the latest request on grounds of the dissolution of the Knesset and upcoming elections, Israeli media report.

Iranian armed forces member 'involved' in nuclear scientist's murder

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Iranian armed forces member 'involved' in nuclear scientist's murder

In an interview with state television, Iranian intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said it was not possible for his ministry to "keep ...

Blinken refuses to endorsing Israeli 'recognition' of Golan

The New Arab Staff

Blinken refuses to endorsing Israeli 'recognition' of Golan

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will not withdraw US recognition of the occupied Golan Heights as Israeli, but has said that legal ...

ICC probe is first real test for Biden administration

Muhammad Shehada

ICC probe is first real test for Biden administration

Comment: If he is to rebuild trust with Palestinians, Biden must not stand in the way of the ICC investigation into Israeli war crimes, writes ...

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