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Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian driver amid an attempted car ramming in occupied East Jerusalem.

The Israeli airstrike levelled the building that was used by the Associated Press and other media broadcasters.

Iran set for presidential showdown

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Iran set for presidential showdown

Larijani and Raisi are thought to be the two frontrunners in the upcoming elections.

Gaza pummelled by fresh Israeli strikes

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Gaza pummelled by fresh Israeli strikes

Israeli air strikes hammered the Gaza Strip pre-dawn Monday, after a week of violence left more than 200 people dead.

Media campaigners turn to ICC over Israeli strikes

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Media campaigners turn to ICC over Israeli strikes

Press freedom watchdog Reporters sans Frontieres on Sunday asked the International Criminal Court to determine whether Israeli air strikes on a ...

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Israeli PM says Gaza building housing media 'legitimate target'

Netanyahu defended the strike on the Gaza tower that housed the Associated Press and Al Jazeera bureaus, alleging it also hosted a Palestinian "terrorist" intelligence office.

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UN chief warns of 'uncontainable' violence in Israel-Palestine session

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pleaded for an immediate end to violence while opening a Security Council session on the Middle East, as ...

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Biden expresses 'concern' over Gaza violence, while supporting Israel

US President Joe Biden has made two phone calls to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian President Abbas, expressing “grave concern” ...

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Canada calls for protecting journalists after Gaza strike

Canada has called for the protection of journalists after an Israeli airstrike flattened a building in Gaza housing international media ...

Israel 'deliberately targeting media' to silence Gaza coverage: CPJ

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Israel 'deliberately targeting media' to silence Gaza coverage: CPJ

Comments by CPJ came after Israel levelled a residential tower housing news agency offices, including those of Associated Press and Al Jazeera.

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Hamas threatens retaliation if Israel launches Gaza ground assault

Hamas warned that a ground attack would spell disaster for Israel, while one of its senior political leaders Ismail Haniyeh said the faction ...

Hamas leader attends 'largest ever' pro-Palestine rally in Qatar

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Hamas leader attends 'largest ever' pro-Palestine rally in Qatar

Thousands attended a pro-Palestine rally in the Qatari capital on Saturday, the largest of its kind in the Gulf state.

Al Jazeera, AP react to Gaza office's 'disturbing' destruction

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Al Jazeera, AP react to Gaza office's 'disturbing' destruction

The AP called the strike on its Gaza office a 'disturbing development', while Al Jazeera condemned the destruction as a 'crime among a series of ...

Algerian police prevent pro-democracy protest, arrest <em>journalists</em>

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Algerian police prevent pro-democracy protest, arrest journalists

Police detained several people including eleven journalists and photographers.

Malala speaks out for Palestinian children, angers social media

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Malala speaks out for Palestinian children, angers social media

The Nobel laureate tweeted and posted a video which garnered mixed reactions.

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Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ambitious demands, writes Malia Bouattia.

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How are Saudi and Emirati media covering Palestine?

While Saudi media has taken a critical stance against Israel’s actions, UAE media have taken a much more lukewarm approach, similar to that of ...

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'Choose your words carefully': international media reports 'failing Palestine'

Newspapers and websites across the world have been lambasted online for their 'biased' coverage of events in East Jerusalem and Gaza.

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Netanyahu spokesman uses Syria war footage in anti-Hamas post

The video was identified by activists as showing Syrian pro-regime fighters launching rockets from the southern Syrian province of Daraa in 2018.

Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

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Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

Hundred of Syrians accused of minor infractions have been released as part of a general amnesty ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

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Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country.

Explosions heard in Jerusalem after Hamas rocket fire

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Explosions heard in Jerusalem after Hamas rocket fire

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, air raid sirens and explosions were hears in Jerusalem.

Israeli police beat Palestinian photographers in Jerusalem

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Israeli police beat Palestinian photographers in Jerusalem

Several journalists were injured when Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

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Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

Scores of Palestinians were injured on Saturday as Israeli security forces used rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters at the Al-Aqsa ...

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