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A British-Palestinian filmmaker won a prestigious award for her short film, 'The Present'.

Israel's Jewish National Fund's executive committee has approved a proposal to allow the buying of West Bank lands, leaving just one more hurdle before the policy goes into effect.

Israeli forces arrest nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

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Israeli forces arrest nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

Palestinians were detained across the West Bank in raids by occupying Israeli forces.

Palestinian hero who saved infant reveals heart-wrenching details

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Palestinian hero who saved infant reveals heart-wrenching details

Distressed parents of a one-year-old girl ran into a hospital in the early hours of the morning, seeking immediate help after their daughter ...

Former UK minister accuses pro-Israel lobby of 'disgusting interference'

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Former UK minister accuses pro-Israel lobby of 'disgusting interference'

Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to ...

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Hamas says Israel’s snub of ICC 'no surprise’

Basim Naem has said that Israel’s dismissal of the ICC probe is no surprise, but also expressed hope.

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Rights group slams 'racist and illegal' Israeli undercover unit

The new undercover police unit targeting Palestinian communities in Israel is "illegal" and must be disbanded, Adalah says.

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Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

Euro-Med Monitor called on the ICC to initiate investigations and not to yield to any political pressures or allow the parties involved to evade ...

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Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

The day before a key deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Tel-Aviv would not be cooperating with the ICC's war ...

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Emad Moussa

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of ...

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Jewish National Fund to vote on settlement expansion proposal

If approved, the JNF proposal would direct funds towards the expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank.

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

Biden administration pledges $235m in 'critical' aid to Palestinians

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Biden administration pledges $235m in 'critical' aid to Palestinians

The Biden administration's pledge of $235 million in aid to the Palestinians comes at a 'critical moment' amid the pandemic.

Biden resumes Palestinian aid, urges two-state solution

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Biden resumes Palestinian aid, urges two-state solution

US President Joe Biden restored aid to the Palestinians to a tune of $235 million, as he promised to press for a two-state solution.

Sheikh Jarrah and the ethnic cleansing of East Jerusalem

Alessandra Bajec

Sheikh Jarrah and the ethnic cleansing of East Jerusalem

In-depth: Palestinian families in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood are in danger of being forcibly evicted from their homes in an ...

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Palestinian leader 'in good health' ahead of election

Mahmoud Abbas is in good health following a medical check-up in Germany, and ahead of the upcoming Palestinian elections.

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

The New Arab Staff

Sudan abolishes decades-old Israel boycott law in normalisation drive

Sudan has abolished an Israel boycott law that has been active since 1958 in the latest development in the normalisation of ties between the two ...

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian man in his car

Israeli forces shot at a car in East Jerusalem, killing the Palestinian driver and injuring his wife.

Palestinian President Abbas heads to Germany for 'medical checks'

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Palestinian President Abbas heads to Germany for 'medical checks'

Mahmoud Abbas has left to Germany for medical checks, a Fatah source told The New Arab.

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Scores Palestinian children arrested by Israel in three months

Palestinian children are often subjected to 'various forms of abuse', the Palestinian Prisoner Society said in its report

Palestinians approve 36 groups to run in May vote

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Palestinians approve 36 groups to run in May vote

36 candidate lists, from the dominant factions to individuals and popular figures, have been approved for the Palestinian legislative elections ...

Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

Multiple suspects, including the king's half-brother Prince Hamzah, have been arrested for an alleged coup attempt in Jordan.

Key dates in Jordan's history

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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

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