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Solidarity rallies were also held around the world, with thousands demonstrating against Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip.

In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

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Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

Yair Lapid has been given then opportunity to form a coalition government, after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to meet the deadline.

Israel opposition leader Lapid gets chance to form government

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Israel opposition leader Lapid gets chance to form government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he believed Yair Lapid, a centrist former television anchor, 'could form a government that has the ...

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Dominique Vidal

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Comment: In the wake of Jerusalem's anti-Arab violence, Dominique Vidal questions how the world would react if the shoe were on the other foot.

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Israel funerals for pilgrimage deaths to resume after Sabbath

Burials for the victims of a stampede at a Jewish pilgrimage site will continue on Saturday evening at the end of the Sabbath, the Jewish day of rest.

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Netanyahu calls stampede one of Israel's 'worst disasters'

At least 44 were killed during a stampede at a Jewish pilgrimage site on Friday.

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44 killed in Israel pilgrimage stampede

At least 44 people celebrating the Jewish festival of Lag BaOmer died in a stampede at a pilgrimage site in the north of Israel on ...

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Palestinian cars set ablaze in Jerusalem in 'racist attack'

Palestinian vehicles have been torched by suspected Israeli settlers.

Ultra-<em>Orthodox</em> group accuses <em>Jewish</em> man of being 'Christian missionary'

The New Arab Staff

Ultra-Orthodox group accuses Jewish man of being 'Christian missionary'

A Jewish man is accused of being an 'undercover Christian' by ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, claiming he emigrated from the ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel bombs Gaza after second night of Jerusalem violence

Israeli jets pounded Gaza after residents of the besieged Palestinian enclave protested in solidarity with Palestinians in east Jerusalem, who ...

Police violence in Jerusalem for a second night

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Police violence in Jerusalem for a second night

Violence erupted in annexed East Jerusalem for a second night, with Israeli police attacking Palestinians.

Over 100 Palestinians wounded after Israeli march through Jerusalem

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Over 100 Palestinians wounded after Israeli march through Jerusalem

Over 100 Palestinians were wounded after clashes broke out when Israeli extremists marched through east Jerusalem chanting 'Death to Arabs'

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

Macron urges law change, <em>Jewish</em> woman's killer avoids trial

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Macron urges law change, Jewish woman's killer avoids trial

President Emmanuel Macron urged a change in French law after a man who murdered a Jewish woman in 2017 avoided a trial.

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Israel's Netanyahu on trial as coalition talks ramp up

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced court in his corruption trial while his bid to form a government after another inconclusive election entered a critical phase.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu's court corruption battle resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fighting for his political life on two fronts: coalition talks, and a corruption trial over claims he ...

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Netanyahu due in court, as coalition talks ramp up

Israel's legal and political dramas converge Monday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due in court for his corruption trial and the ...

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Unlikely bedfellows hold key to new Netanyahu term

With the full results from Tuesday's general election now in, Netanyahu needs the support of parties are openly hostile to Arabs and Muslims, to ...

Half of Israelis fully vaccinated, Palestinians lag

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Half of Israelis fully vaccinated, Palestinians lag

Human rights groups and some Democratic US lawmakers have called on Israel to offer vaccines to all Palestinians in the territories under ...

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Netanyahu eyes vaccine victory as fourth vote approaches

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to win the fourth election in under two years thanks to the efficiency of the Israeli vaccination ...

Israeli settlers target Jerusalem church in 'arson attack'

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers target Jerusalem church in 'arson attack'

Right-wing settlers have targeted churches in East Jerusalem on multiple occasions in recent months.

Israel's top court says non-<em>Orthodox</em> Jews can claim citizenship

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Israel's top court says non-Orthodox Jews can claim citizenship

Israel's Supreme Court on Monday ruled that people who convert to Judaism through the Reform and Conservative movements in Israel are also ...

Palestinians launch 'Guardians of Al-Aqsa' video game

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians launch 'Guardians of Al-Aqsa' video game

Players answer trivia about the holy site in order to capture the keys to Al-Aqsa from Israeli police.

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