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In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

US lawmakers expressed deep concern over Israel's planned displacement of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

Palestinian priest urges Christians to protect Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Palestinian priest urges Christians to protect Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

A Palestinian Catholic priest has called on Christians to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli forces injured hundreds of Muslim worshippers there in a series of assaults.

Israeli court delays hearing in Sheikh Jarrah eviction case

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Israeli court delays hearing in Sheikh Jarrah eviction case

Israel's justice ministry said it would delay a key Monday hearing in a case that could see Palestinian families evicted from their homes in the ...

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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Thousands of Palestinians flock to Al Aqsa on foot

Videos that emerged online showed thousands of Palestinians walk towards the Al Aqsa mosque after Israeli forces blocked cars and buses on the highway.

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US envoy in Sudan for talks on Nile dam

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman, whose visit comes as part of a regional tour, is expected to meet with senior Sudanese officials during his ...

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Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

At the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Israeli police attacked worshippers with rubber bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent has been forced to open a ...

Tommaso Segantini

The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. ...

US 'concerned' after Israel fast-tracks bill to legalise outposts

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US 'concerned' after Israel fast-tracks bill to legalise outposts

An Israeli parliamentary committee has fast-tracked legislation to authorise 70 settlement outposts in the West Bank, which are considered ...

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ...

Eritrea's president visits Sudan amid tensions over Ethiopia

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Eritrea's president visits Sudan amid tensions over Ethiopia

The two-day visit comes after Sudan in February accused a 'third party' of siding with Ethiopia in its border dispute with Sudan in a ...

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Dominique Vidal

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Comment: In the wake of Jerusalem's anti-Arab violence, Dominique Vidal questions how the world would react if the shoe were on the other foot.

Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

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Pakistan tightens borders as Covid-19 cases soar

Pakistan has crossed land crossings with Iran and Afghanistan as coronavirus cases surge.

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Chris Doyle

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Book Club: A compelling memoir by one of the first Arabs to go to Eton, Adel Dajani's account of life in Libya is bookended by tragic family ...

Racha Abazied

Goodbye, Michel Kilo

Comment: Racha Abazied remembers Michel Kilo, a key figure in the Syrian opposition who dedicated his life and work to the struggle for democracy in Syria.

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Jerusalem: Scores of Palestinians wounded after Jewish extremist assault

Far-right Jewish extremists pledged to 'burn Arabs' and 'bury them alive' in a march organised to 'reclaim Jerusalem' from Palestinians.

Ramona Wadi

Inside the origins and evolution of traditional Palestinian costume

Book Club: Hanan Karaman Munayyer’s latest book explores the history, tradition, and significance of traditional Palestinian costume as a ...

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Jordan hands Palestinians papers to help stop Jerusalem explusions

Jordan handed the Palestinian Authority documents intended to help prevent Israel from expelling Palestinian families in Jerusalem.

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Sumaiyya Naseem

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Struggling to pick your next book over Ramadan? The New Arab has compiled a guide of must-read Muslim stories from across the literary spectrum.

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

Sarah Shaffi

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

From across the literary spectrum, Sarah Shaffi picks her favourite reads for you to delve into during the month of Ramadan.

Eight family members killed in Afghanistan mosque shooting

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Eight family members killed in Afghanistan mosque shooting

A shooting over a land dispute caused the death of eight members of a same family in Afghanistan.

UAE provokes anger with 'Independence <em>Day</em>' tweet to Israel

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UAE provokes anger with 'Independence Day' tweet to Israel

The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from ...

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