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The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war crimes probe.

After Israeli strikes on Gaza on Monday killed 24 people, including nine children, The New Arab continues its live updates from Palestine and the Occupied Territories.

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 Mosque and Sheikh Jarrah district of east Jerusalem.

Thousands of Palestinians flock to Al Aqsa on foot

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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 ...

Russia urges no 'escalation of violence' in Jerusalem

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Russia urges no 'escalation of violence' in Jerusalem

Moscow condemned attacks on civilians in occupied east Jerusalem.

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200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

At least 88 people were hospitalised after Israeli forces fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas at worshippers in Jerusalem.

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

Leading Islamic bodies, including Egypt's Al Azhar University, also condemned Israel's actions in East Jerusalem.

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Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

The group said it is deeply suspicious of Israel's claim that it can conduct a credible investigation into its own alleged crimes.

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EU powers urge Israel to halt settlement expansion

France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain urged Israel to refrain from expanding illegal settlements in the West Bank.

Palestinian arrested over West Bank attack after 3-day chase

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Palestinian arrested over West Bank attack after 3-day chase

A Palestinian man, accused of a drive-by shooting has been arrested by Israel after three days on the run.

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 ...

UN calls for new  Palestinian election date

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UN calls for new  Palestinian election date

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Tor Wennesland, said he understood the disappointment of the many Palestinians. 

Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah continue fight against Israeli evictions

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Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah continue fight against Israeli evictions

The Israeli authorities arrested one man at an anti-eviction demonstration by young people in the Sheikh Jarrah area on Wednesday.

Hamas warns against expected postponement of Palestinian elections

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Hamas warns against expected postponement of Palestinian elections

Hamas has warned President Mahmoud Abbas against an expected postponement of the first Palestinian elections in 15 years, also refusing to ...

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Israeli drone crashes in Gaza after failed rocket launch

An Israeli military spokesman confirmed the crash, saying that it occurred during 'routine activity.'

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Israel reopens Gaza fishing zone

A fishing zone off the coast of Gaza has been reopened, after Israel closed the area following rocket fire.

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Abbas's Palestinian election theatre

Comment: Abbas, Israel and the US all stand to gain from a postponed or cancelled election. Meanwhile Palestinian self-determination is left ...

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Israel seals Gaza waters to Palestinian fishermen

Palestinian fishermen will not be able to access waters off the Gaza coast.

Gaza's hospitals pushed to limit as Covid cases soar

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Gaza's hospitals pushed to limit as Covid cases soar

Gaza's main coronavirus treatment facility, located in Khan Yunis, cautions that oxygen supplies are being depleted fast.

Emad Moussa

Boris Johnson's ICC opposition puts Israel above the law

Comment: Without the EU or any kind of substantial opposition, Tory pro-Israel policy has been allowed to run wild, and it's the Palestinians ...

Hamas warns against delaying next month's Palestinian election

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Hamas warns against delaying next month's Palestinian election

Any delay to next month's elections will complicate reconciliation efforts between the two main Palestinian factions, a top Hamas leader said.

Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

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Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

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New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

Dianne Morales, a former non-profit CEO, has criticised Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and spoken out against sponsored ...

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