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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 responsibility.

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 crimes probe.

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 Israeli politics.

Biden resumes <em>Palestinian</em> 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.

Jordan's crackdown on dissent

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Jordan's crackdown on dissent

Comment: Feeling threatened by protests, high unemployment, and a dismal economy, King Abdullah may see this as a useful excuse to clamp down on ...

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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 next month.

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World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

Arab states and Washington have expressed support for Jordan's king amid claims of an attempted coup.

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US lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

The US will lift sanctions on ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, previously imposed by the Trump administration.

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Israel 'delaying' visas to EU delegation for Palestinian elections

The EU have accused Israel of not granting visas to election delegates who will observe the upcoming Palestinian elections in May.

Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

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Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

Limited numbers of worshippers are able to celebrate Good Friday this year.

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Israeli intelligence chief demanded Palestinian PM Abbas scrap elections

An Israeli intelligence chief has demanded Abbas cancel upcoming elections if Hamas competes in the vote.

Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

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Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

Despite continued disagreements on Afghanistan and Palestine, the Biden administration is reportedly planning to reverse Trump's sanctions on ...

Jailed Barghouti backs challenge to <em>Palestinian</em> president

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Jailed Barghouti backs challenge to Palestinian president

Imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti has endorsed a list of challengers opposing president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah movement in ...

Majority of Palestinians want Marwan Barghouti as president: poll

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Majority of Palestinians want Marwan Barghouti as president: poll

Jailed activist Marwan Barghouti is the top choice for president among Palestinians.

Gaza sees spike in coronavirus cases

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Gaza sees spike in coronavirus cases

Thousands of people in Gaza have been infected with the coronavirus, increasing pressure on local hospitals.

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Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti formally enters election race

Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison, will submit an independent list for upcoming legislative elections.

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Palestinians seek international support for Jerusalem elections

With Israel failing to publicly confirm that Palestinians in East Jerusalem will be able to vote in this year's elections, Palestinian ...

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Israeli health authority dispute leads to Palestinian vaccine delays

Local Palestinian residents have complained of a slower vaccine rollout since operations changed hands.

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Palestinians receive 100,000 doses of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The PA is expected to use the latest shipment in its limited vaccination campaign, which covers healthcare workers, the elderly, and those with ...

Majority of Democrats say US should pressure Israel

Brooke Anderson

Majority of Democrats say US should pressure Israel

According to a Gallup survey, which was conducted in February, a majority of US Democrats say that their country should pressure Israel rather ...

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US pledges 15 million to Palestinians affected by coronavirus

“This urgent, necessary aid is one piece of our renewed commitment to the Palestinian people.”

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 ...

<em>Palestinian</em> PM condemns 'hopelessly right-wing' Israeli election results

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Palestinian PM condemns 'hopelessly right-wing' Israeli election results

Palestine's prime minister said the popularity of Israel's right-wing shows there is little hope for dialogue and peace.

UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

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UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favour of a resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Israel, where they could be used to ...

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