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29-year-old Ibrahim Moustapha Abou Yacoub was shot by Israeli troops near the city of Nablus in the West Bank.

A prominent Israeli human rights lawyer denounced Israel's occupation of the West Bank and annexation plans as "apartheid".

Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

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Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

Israel is set to build 164 illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

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Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

Algeria has buried the skulls of 24 resistance fighters shot and decapitated by French troops in the colonial era after they were repatriated ...

Algeria expects France to apologise for colonial past: president

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Algeria expects France to apologise for colonial past: president

Algeria wants France to apologise for its colonial past, the North African country's president has said.

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Dozens of Palestinians injured as Israel storms West Bank

Dozens of Palestinians have been injured as Israeli soldiers and settlers stormed towns in the West Bank, local reports confirmed.

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France to send Algeria remains of 24 resistance fighters

France will send Algeria the remains of 24 resistance fighters killed during the French colonisation of the North African country.

Ramona Wadi

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.

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Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

Americans who know about Israeli annexation are 'against it'

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Americans who know about Israeli annexation are 'against it'

Most of the 2,395 American adults polled in March who were aware of Israel's plan viewed it as "too favourable toward Israel".

Azhar Al-Rubaie

The Iraqi nurse leading Mosul's battle against Covid-19

Soror Al-Husseini helped pull bodies from the rubble after IS was defeated in Mosul. Now she is leading the charge as Covid-19 sweeps the ...

Rights groups slam UK ‘lacklustre’ response to Israeli annexation

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Rights groups slam UK ‘lacklustre’ response to Israeli annexation

A coalition of rights groups has slammed the United Kingdom’s response to Israel's planned annexation as “lacklustre”.

Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against 'colonialism'

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Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against 'colonialism'

Black Lives Matter UK has spoken in solidarity with Palestine as annexation looms.

True to form, Israel will execute annexation in stages

Ali Adam

True to form, Israel will execute annexation in stages

Comment: Colonising Palestinian territories little by little is a tried tested formula that helps Israel avoid accountability. Annexation is no ...

TripAdvisor must vacate illegal Israeli settlements: Amnesty

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TripAdvisor must vacate illegal Israeli settlements: Amnesty

With a 'sharp increase' in Israeli settlement expansion underway, Amnesty has called on the holiday booking site to not 'legitimise settlements ...

Aamir Ali Bhat

India tightens the noose on Kashmir's media

A new law empowers the Indian state to legally and economically punish journalists in Kashmir for publishing 'fake news' and 'anti-national content'.

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and ...

Gaia Caramazza

Palestinian-American politician compares BLM protests to occupied West Bank

“I never thought I'd wake up and see the state capitol I write laws in look like the West Bank under occupation.”

Dalal Yassine

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Comment: Palestinian leaders have repeatedly gambled on the US to help them achieve their goals, to the detriment of the Palestinian people, ...

Donors pledge $130 million to UNRWA for Covid-19 relief

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Donors pledge $130 million to UNRWA for Covid-19 relief

UNRWA announced that its emergency coronavirus appeal for Palestinian refugees.

Yara Hawari

The right to boycott: BDS, Israel and the ECHR

In a major victory for the BDS movement, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that boycotts are a protected form of protest.

Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

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Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

Jerusalem's Grand Mufti Ekrima Sa'id Sabri said Israel is becoming increasingly violent towards Muslim worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Israeli authorities force Palestinian out of his home

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Israeli authorities force Palestinian out of his home

Palestinian resident of a village nearby Bethlehem, Bassam Ghnaim, was forced out of his own land by Israel.

Israeli historian, peace activist Zeev Sternhell dies at 85

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Israeli historian, peace activist Zeev Sternhell dies at 85

Polish-born Zeev Sternhell was an outspoken champion of Palestinian rights who strongly criticised Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

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