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Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki met with ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Thursday.

A letter has reportedly been sent to Israel laying out the scope of a war crimes investigation launched by the international court.

Jerusalemites to vote in Palestinian elections by post

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Jerusalemites to vote in Palestinian elections by post

Concerns have spread among Palestinians that Israel might block this year’s polls in East Jerusalem after the US recognition of the city as Israel’s capital.

ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

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ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has previously said there is a "reasonable basis" to believe crimes were committed by members of the Israeli army.

West Bank schools shut amid spike in Covid-19 variants

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West Bank schools shut amid spike in Covid-19 variants

Testing conducted by Palestinian health authorities revealed three quarters of Covid-19 patients we infected with the UK variant.

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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 blockaded coastal strip.

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Israeli forces harass Palestinian family picnicking in West Bank

A video which shows Jewish settlers in the West Bank forcing a Palestinian family to leave a picnic.

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Israel to defend troops following ICC war crimes ruling

The ICC's ruling opens the way to investigate alleged war crimes committed in the 2014 Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza.

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ICC ruling heralds war crimes probe in Palestinian territories

The ICC ruled that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for a war crimes probe.

EU demands compensation from Israel for demolished West-Bank facilities

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EU demands compensation from Israel for demolished West-Bank facilities

The EU is to seek compensation after Israeli forces demolished tents and other Palestinian facilities it funded in a village in the Jordan ...

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Palestine extends state of emergency as coronavirus outbreak worsens

President Mahmoud Abbas issued a decree extending the state of emergency in Palestine for 30 more days.

Palestinians say will launch vaccinations in two weeks

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Palestinians say will launch vaccinations in two weeks

The prime minister said the vaccines would be allocated to the 2.8 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and the two million people in ...

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

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Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

In-depth: The arrest of DJ Sama after hosting a techno event in the West Bank reveals a deeper set of tensions within Palestinian society.

Palestinians urge EU to send monitors for summer elections

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Palestinians urge EU to send monitors for summer elections

The Palestinian prime minister called on the European Union to send observers to elections scheduled for later this year, specifically ...

Palestinians clamp down on virus with stricter measures

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Palestinians clamp down on virus with stricter measures

The Israeli-occupied West Bank will see its schools and universities closed for a two-week period starting Sunday, with gyms, restaurants and ...

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Hamas receives virus test kits, resumes Gaza screening

Hamas' health ministry said the delivery of 19,500 test kits from the WHO will last no longer than eight days.

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Bethlehem lights up Christmas tree

Bethlehem lit up its Christmas tree without the usual crowds due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Israel sends Palestinians over $1 billion it owes: minister

The transfers of Palestinian taxes, collected by Israel, represent the equivalent of 35 percent of the Palestinian Authorities' projected tax ...

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Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

Bahrain's foreign minister called for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a landmark meeting in Israel with US Secretary of State ...

Palestinians say restoring cooperation with Israel

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Palestinians say restoring cooperation with Israel

The announcement comes as Palestinians have welcomed the victory of Joe Biden, who has pledged to restore US opposition to Israel building ...

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in ...

Palestinians view Pompeo visit as 'dangerous precedent'

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Palestinians view Pompeo visit as 'dangerous precedent'

Palestine's prime minister said a planned visit by the US secretary of state to an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank sets a ...

Israel demolishes entire Palestinian village in Jordan Valley

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Israel demolishes entire Palestinian village in Jordan Valley

The Israeli army has demolished all of the homes in the Palestinian village of Homsa al-Baqia in the Jordan Valley area of the West Bank, ...

Palestinians protest as Israel clinches Gulf normalisation deals

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Palestinians protest as Israel clinches Gulf normalisation deals

As a signing ceremony between the UAE, Bahrain and Israel was being held in the White House, Palestinians took to the streets to condemn ...

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