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Madonna posted a series of posts on Instagram supporting Palestine.

Covert dating operations illustrate how Saudi Arabia's young population is often compelled to lead dual lives in the pursuit of social liberties that may outstrip the kingdom's capacity for change.

Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

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Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho posted a picture of himself in the Israeli city of Haifa.

Demi Lovato apologises for 'spiritual' visit to Israel

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Demi Lovato apologises for 'spiritual' visit to Israel

Demi Lovato apologised for visiting Israel, clarifying the trip was a 'spiritual experience' and not a political statement.

Iceland fined for pro-Palestinian Eurovision protest

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Iceland fined for pro-Palestinian Eurovision protest

Iceland's group Hatari brandished scarves with Palestinian flags when the final results were being announced at the end of the event, which was ...

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JLo to ignore Palestinian activists and play Israel concert

Jennifer Lopez, known as J-Lo, will perform in Tel Aviv on Thursday.

Elias Jahshan

What is BDS and why should you care?

At its core, BDS is a campaign promoting various forms of boycott against Israel until it meets its obligations under international law. Here's ...

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Madonna sings 'I'll be Islam' in bizarre new song

Madonna has released a new track saying she will "be Islam" in solidarity with Muslims. The singer has previously faced accusations of ...

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Madonna says ‘I am Islam’ in new track

Madonna has released a new track saying she will "be Islam" in solidarity with Muslims. The singer has previously faced accusations of ...

Israel minister slams display of Palestinian flags at Eurovision

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Israel minister slams display of Palestinian flags at Eurovision

Israel's culture minister slammed the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest finals in Tel Aviv on Sunday.

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Eurovision threatens 'consequences' after Palestinian flag makes appearance

Satirical Icelandic punk band Hatari raised Palestinian flags at Eurovision while Madonna's backing dancers displayed both Palestinian and ...

Eurovision ‘will punish’ Iceland band for showing Palestinian flag

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Eurovision ‘will punish’ Iceland band for showing Palestinian flag

Satirical Icelandic punk band Hatari raised Palestinian flags at Eurovision while Madonna's backing dancers displayed both Palestinian and ...

Palestinians protest as Israel Eurovision final kicks off

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Palestinians protest as Israel Eurovision final kicks off

Dozens of demonstrators gathered in Jaffa on Saturday to protest the Israeli Eurovision song contest, as singers from across the world prepared ...

Germany draws criticism for resolution equating BDS with anti-Semitism

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Germany draws criticism for resolution equating BDS with anti-Semitism

Germany's Bundestag has become the first European parliament to pass a resolution calling boycotts of Israel anti-Semitic, drawing condemnation ...

'Like Apartheid': Spoof <em>Madonna</em> video urges Israel Eurovision boycott

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'Like Apartheid': Spoof Madonna video urges Israel Eurovision boycott

London Palestine Action have released 'Like Apartheid', their third and final spoof music video calling for a boycott of the Eurovision, this ...

Jad Salfiti

Eurovision brings Israel's record on LGBT+ rights to forefront

If Israel is as tolerant as it purports to be, the question is for whom? Certainly, not LGBT+ Palestinians nor LGBT+ African asylum seekers it deported to Rwanda and Uganda.

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'Globalvision': Palestinians plan Eurovision alternative to protest Israel's occupation

The alternative to Eurovision, called 'Globalvision', will be held on Saturday, the same day of the song contest's finals in Tel Aviv.

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Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked with fake rocket attack warning

Hackers interrupted a live Eurovision broadcast with fake warnings from Israel's army that Tel Aviv would soon come under attack.

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Award-winning British rock band join boycott of Eurovision

The alternative rock band Wolf Alice have joined calls for a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019, saying that Israel was 'weaponising ...

<em>Madonna</em> rebuffs calls for boycott of Israeli Eurovision

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Madonna rebuffs calls for boycott of Israeli Eurovision

Madonna has resolved to perform at the Eurovision song contest in Tel Aviv despite calls for a boycott of the contest over the Israeli ...

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Eurovision tells us everything about Europe's 'vision' for Palestinians

Comment: Eurovision is being hosted by an apartheid state, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

'Yes BDS': Activists stage YMCA spoof for Eurovision boycott

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'Yes BDS': Activists stage YMCA spoof for Eurovision boycott

London Palestine Action have released a video spoof of the gay anthem, in which they call on host Graham Norton to boycott the competition and ...

Israel claims 'bots' behind popular Eurovision boycott campaign

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Israel claims 'bots' behind popular Eurovision boycott campaign

British celebrities have backed the campaign to boycott Eurovision 2019 out of solidarity with Palestinians, but Israel now claims the campaign ...

Aid will never be a substitute for Palestinian statehood

Ramona Wadi

Aid will never be a substitute for Palestinian statehood

Comment: Much like the Oslo Accords, if Trump's 'Deal of the Century' offers aid in place of statehood, it will be flawed from the outset, ...

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