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Just hours after US President Donald Trump announced plans to remove Sudan from the terror blacklist, Israeli reports claimed Khartoum is due to normalise relations with Tel Aviv.

Saleh al-Arouri, a prominent leader of Hamas, reportedly said the organisation had declined a US request for dialogue on The Abraham Accords.

Israeli settlers begin attacks on <em>Palestinian</em> olive farmers

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Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

UN coordinator urges Israel to end post-normalisation settlement building

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UN coordinator urges Israel to end post-normalisation settlement building

'Settlement construction is illegal under international law and is one of the major obstacles to peace,' the UN coordinator said.

Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

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Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

Sudanese businessman Abu al-Qassem is planning a trip to Israel which he hopes will 'break the ice'.

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Israel to ban much-loved singer from entering Palestinian territories

An Israeli MP has said that a permit allowing 2013 Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf to enter the West Bank will be withdrawn.

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Palestinian president hosts talks with World Jewish Congress head

Mahmoud Abbas invited Ron Lauder to Ramallah for talks on 'a range of issues regarding Palestine and the Middle East'.

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Israel confirms holding body of Palestinian killed by soldiers

Twenty-seven-year-old Palestinian Samir Hamidi was killed by Israeli soldiers near the northern West Bank settlement of Einav on Monday.

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How the Arab League failed Palestine

Analysis: The Arab League's failure to condemn normalisation deals with Israel has soured already complicated ties with Palestine.

Israeli forces arrested over 40 Palestinians in one month

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Israeli forces arrested over 40 Palestinians in one month

More than 40 Palestinian residents of the Issawiya neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem have been arrested since September.

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Israel recruiting Shin Bet officers to spy on Palestinian-Israelis

The Israeli military is allegedly recruiting former members of the Shin Bet to spy on Palestinian citizens of Israel.

<em>Palestinian</em> detainee's health 'deteriorating' amid hunger strike

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Palestinian detainee's health 'deteriorating' amid hunger strike

Maher Akhras is deteriorating inside an Israeli prison after going on a hunger strike.

Leading Sudan religious body declares normalisation with Israel impermissible

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Leading Sudan religious body declares normalisation with Israel impermissible

Political factions in Sudan are split over the issue of normalisation with Israel, which the country's leading religious body has declared ...

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

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Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the ...

Israeli forces detain teenager in overnight West Bank raids

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Israeli forces detain teenager in overnight West Bank raids

A teenager was arrested, among others during overnight Israeli raids in the Palestinian cities of Jerusalem, Ramallah and Hebron.

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Palestinian prisoners facing worsening conditions in Israeli jails

Palestinian prisoners have started protest measures such as returning their meals as conditions in Israeli jails worsen .

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Hamas in talks with Egypt for release of fisherman

Hamas is in talks with Egypt to secure the release of a fisherman shot and wounded by Egyptian forces on Friday in an incident which saw his two ...

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Palestinian farmer left hospitalised after Israeli settler attack

Palestinian farmer Usama Hamdan was left hospitalised after he was attacked by an armed Israeli settler.

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Rights group slams Egypt's 'execution' of Palestinian fishermen

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights has strongly condemned the killing of two brothers that were fishing along the Egypt-Palestine ...

Egypt returns bodies of Gaza fishermen shot by navy

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Egypt returns bodies of Gaza fishermen shot by navy

The shooting occurred Friday as three fishermen were fishing near the Gaza-Egypt maritime frontier.

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UAE to promote Dubai as 'hub for Israeli businesses'

A Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] was signed between the state-owned Dubai Free Zone Authority [DAFZA] and the Federation of Israeli ...

Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

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Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

The Palestinian President is appealing to the UN after Arab states normalised with Israel.

US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

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US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has approved 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates.

Palestinians note sharp drop in funding from Arab states

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Palestinians note sharp drop in funding from Arab states

The Palestinian Authority suspects normalisation and pressure from US President Donald Trump has led to a lack of Arab funding ...

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