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Israel passed the milestone of 1,000 novel coronavirus deaths this weekend.

Nir Barakat said in an interview that there's 'no such thing' as a Palestinian refugee and wants Israel to provide education for Palestinians in East Jerusalem refugee camps.

UNRWA vows to maintain Jerusalem services despite Israeli threat

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UNRWA vows to maintain Jerusalem services despite Israeli threat

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees is vowing to continue operations in Jerusalem despite Israeli plans to remove it.

Jerusalem mayor threatens to close UN Palestinian refugee agency

The New Arab

Jerusalem mayor threatens to close UN Palestinian refugee agency

Jerusalem's Israeli mayor is looking to close the UN agency for refugees.

Jerusalem mayor moves to boot UN agency for Palestinians

The New Arab & agencies

Jerusalem mayor moves to boot UN agency for Palestinians

The agency operates schools, clinics and sports centres for thousands of Palestinians in east Jerusalem.

Ali Adam

Will Israel accept Trump's peace deal?

Comment: If a 'peace plan' does in fact exist, it will be rejected if it calls on Israel to make even the tiniest of concessions, writes Ali Adam

Diana Alghoul

Palestine has one of the highest literacy rates globally

Palestine's literacy rates have increased substantially over the past 20 years, despite education becoming increasingly inaccessible for ...

The New Arab

Israeli mayor vows to 'expel UNRWA' from Jerusalem

Jerusalem's Israeli mayor Nir Barkat on Monday vowed to expel the UN's Palestinian refugee agency from Jerusalem, just days ...

The New Arab

Israel starts erecting US embassy signs in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities have begun putting up road signage for the US embassy in Jerusalem ahead of its controversial opening next week.

Famed Jerusalem church to reopen after Israeli tax spat

The New Arab & agencies

Famed Jerusalem church to reopen after Israeli tax spat

The closure - which seemed to be the longest since at least 1990 - has left thousands of pilgrims and tourists seeking to visit the site locked ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel suspends tax plan on Jerusalem churches after protest

Israel on Tuesday suspended tax measures and other actions that led to the rare closure of the church built at what is seen as the holiest site ...

Church officials: Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre to remain closed

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Church officials: Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre to remain closed

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre will remain closed in protest of new Israeli taxes - making church officials believe the Christian ...

Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre church remains closed for second day

The New Arab & agencies

Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre church remains closed for second day

Christian leaders are angry over attempts by Israeli authorities in Jerusalem to enforce tax collection on church property they consider ...

Israel escalates Palestinian home demolitions in Jerusalem

Charlie Hoyle

Israel escalates Palestinian home demolitions in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities have escalated the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, destroying over 66 housing units during the first four ...

Trump's inauguration raises Israeli spirits, Palestinian fears Trump's inauguration raises Israeli spirits, Palestinian fears

The New Arab

Trump's inauguration raises Israeli spirits, Palestinian fears

Video: Protests took place in Nablus, Ramallah, and Hebron Thursday against Trump's pledge to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, as Israeli ...

The New Arab

Cheers and fears in Israel, Palestine over Trump's inauguration

Video: Protests took place in Nablus, Ramallah, and Hebron Thursday against Trump's pledge to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, as Israeli forces placed on high alert on inauguration day

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Trump's 'Ultimate Deal' on Palestine-Israel

Comment: Trump claims he wants to broker a peace deal, but the president-elect also does not see settlements are not an obstacle to peace, ...

The New Arab

Muslim call to prayer won't be silenced in Israel

An Israeli government-backed bill to limit the volume of calls to prayer at mosques has been put on hold after it was blocked by the country's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli PM backs quietening Muslim call to prayer

Binyamin Netanyahu has supported a bill to ban houses of worship from using public address systems for the call to prayer, stating Israeli ...

'No hope' for Palestinian state after Trump's win

The New Arab

'No hope' for Palestinian state after Trump's win

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said on Wednesday that Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election marked the end of hopes ...

The New Arab

Jerusalem: Occupation 'cracking down on Muslim call to prayer'

Israeli authorities could soon try to ban or limit the call to prayer in occupied Jerusalem's mosques following complaints by Jewish residents, ...

Israel advances plans for hundreds of new settlement homes

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Israel advances plans for hundreds of new settlement homes

Israeli authorities have advanced plans for 770 new settlement homes in occupied East Jerusalem, officials and rights groups said on Monday, ...

Israel compares Paris attacks with 'terrorism' in West Bank

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Israel compares Paris attacks with 'terrorism' in West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has compared the Paris attacks to "Islamic terror" in the occupied Palestinian territories.

The Palestinian uprising proves the division of Jerusalem

Adel Shadeed

The Palestinian uprising proves the division of Jerusalem

Comment: The recent violence proves that, contrary to Israeli claims, Jerusalem is an occupied and divided city, argues Adel Shadeed.

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