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

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

Chained <em>Palestinian</em> activists reject Abbas election delay

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Chained Palestinian activists reject Abbas election delay

Activists in Ramallah protested the decision to postpone Palestinian elections, with chained hands and tape covering their mouths.

Israeli police crackdown on peaceful anti-eviction Sheikh Jarrah protest

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Israeli police crackdown on peaceful anti-eviction Sheikh Jarrah protest

Dozens of Palestinians took part in the march against the eviction of historical Jerusalemite families from their homes.

Three Israelis wounded in West Bank drive-by shooting

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Three Israelis wounded in West Bank drive-by shooting

Three Israelis were wounded Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank, medics and the army said, with Defence Minister Benny Gantz ...

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Gunmen attack opposition Palestinian candidate’s home after election delay

Gunmen attacked the home of candidate Nizar Banat after he called on the EU to halt funding to the Palestinian Authority following President Mahmoud Abbas’s postponement of long overdue elections.

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Palestinians protest after Abbas postpones long-overdue elections

Palestinians have reacted angrily after President Mahmoud Abbas announced that long overdue elections would be delayed, with protesters taking ...

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Palestinian leaders weigh delay of long-awaited vote

Fatah reached an agreement with its long-standing rival Hamas to hold legislative polls on May 22 and a presidential vote on July 31.

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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 <em>Palestinian</em> 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 ...

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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 ...

Palestinians plan to call off elections: Egyptian officials

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Palestinians plan to call off elections: Egyptian officials

Palestinians are planning to call off its first elections in 15 years, according to Egyptian officials.

Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

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Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

Israel is committing the crime of 'apartheid' by seeking to maintain 'domination' over Palestinians and its own Arab population, a new HRW ...

<em>Palestinian</em> leadership to meet Thursday to discuss postponing elections

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Palestinian leadership to meet Thursday to discuss postponing elections

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said the elections would be discussed when representatives of all the main factions meet on Thursday.

No election without Jerusalem, <em>Palestinian</em> President Mahmoud Abbas pledges

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No election without Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledges

Mahmoud Abbas has said Palestinian elections will not take place unless Israel allows the full participation of occupied East Jerusalem.

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Palestinians celebrate Israeli police withdrawal from Jerusalem's Damascus Gate

Occupying Israeli forces withdrew from Palestine's Damascus Gate, outside of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Barghouthi leads Palestinian election poll amid fears of delay

A new poll gives Fatah leader Marwan Barghouthi a lead in the polls, amid speculation that the election could be delayed due to Israeli ...

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US to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030

Facebook disabled accounts used by the Palestinian Authority's internal intelligence organisation to spy on journalists, human rights ...

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Facebook says PA used platform to spy on citizens

Facebook said Wednesday it had disabled accounts used by the PA to spy on human rights activists, journalists and opponents.

Jordan hands Palestinians papers to help stop Jerusalem explusions

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Jordan hands Palestinians papers to help stop Jerusalem explusions

Jordan handed the Palestinian Authority documents intended to help prevent Israel from expelling Palestinian families ...

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 ...

Fast-jabbing Israel buys millions more Pfizer Covid shots

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Fast-jabbing Israel buys millions more Pfizer Covid shots

Israel signed an agreement with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer enabling the Jewish state to obtain millions more doses of vaccines, a government ...

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.

<em>Palestinian</em> electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

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Palestinian electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Central Election Committee has found six voting centres in occupied East Jerusalem, but the ability to use them are ...

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