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Israel’s health ministry objected to giving the vaccine to a Palestinian student at Tel Aviv University despite a campus-wide inoculation drive.

Israel fiercely condemned the ICC's decision to probe alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories.

Israel's top court says non-Orthodox 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 Jewish and entitled to become citizens.

Israel freezes vaccine gifts scheme amid legal uncertainty

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Israel freezes vaccine gifts scheme amid legal uncertainty

Israel halted its plan to distribute surplus coronavirus vaccines.

Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate <em>Palestinian</em> man'

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Lebanon hospital 'refused to vaccinate Palestinian man'

The allegation comes amid concerns over the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Lebanon.

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Anti-zionism isn't anti-semitism, Facebook should make the distinction

Comment: Facebook is considering classing anti-Zionism as a kind of hate speech. Doing so would be detrimental to Palestinians and Jews alike, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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Israel ambassador demands apology over 'anti-Semitic' SNL vaccination joke

Critics have accused Saturday Night Live and comedian Michael Che of anti-Semitism over the reference to Israel's inoculation campaign.

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Nearly half of Israeli youths hate Palestinians, study finds

Palestinian citizens of Israel were comparatively less hateful, according to the Hebrew University poll.

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Palestinian president's rival promises vaccines for Gaza

Mohammed Dahlan has said that the UAE will send tens of thousands of Covid-19 vaccines to Gaza.

Is Israel an apartheid state?

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Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

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Hamas court rules women need male guardian to travel

Critics accuse Hamas of attempting to roll back women's rights.

Lebanon begins Covid-19 vaccination drive

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Lebanon begins Covid-19 vaccination drive

The head of the critical care unit at Rafik Hariri University hospital, Dr. Mahmoud Hassoun, was the first person to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech.

Lebanon receives first 28,500 Covid vaccines

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Lebanon receives first 28,500 Covid vaccines

Lebanon received 28,500 doses of the much-anticipated Covid vaccine on Saturday, just a day ahead of the launch of an inoculation programme.

No 'specific date' yet for Biden-Netanyahu call: White House

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No 'specific date' yet for Biden-Netanyahu call: White House

US President Joe Biden has not set a specific date to speak with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said.

Hungary, Germany voice opposition to ICC ruling

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Hungary, Germany voice opposition to ICC ruling

The two European countries are the first to publicly oppose the ICC ruling, after Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi made frantic calls to ...

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Palestinians register for election, but Jerusalem's fate remains uncertain

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip have started to register to vote.

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Israel panics after ICC pledges to investigate 'war crimes'

The foreign ministry sent a classified cable to Israeli ambassadors for them to ask for support around the world against the ICC ruling

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Palestinian Authority begins vaccinating frontline medical workers

The PA’s health ministry says it has more than 12,000 front-line health workers dealing with Covid patients.

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Israel to give 5,000 coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians

The World Health Organization has raised concerns about the disparity between Israel and Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank and Gaza ...

Covid-19 vaccine registration platform goes live in Lebanon

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Covid-19 vaccine registration platform goes live in Lebanon

An online platform for Lebanese to register for a coronavirus vaccine has gone live today, although the practicalities of the plan are not clear.

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West Bank settlers pressure Netanyahu ahead of March vote

Illegal settlers in the West Bank are pushing a right-wing Israeli government agenda in an effort to legalise settlements.

Israeli settler population surged during Trump era: report

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Israeli settler population surged during Trump era: report

The population of Israeli settlements in the West Bank has grown by 13% since Donald Trump assumed the US presidency in 2017, a new report by a ...

<em>Palestinian</em> Israeli Balad Party appoints new leader for elections

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Palestinian Israeli Balad Party appoints new leader for elections

Sami Abu Shehadeh won the leadership primary race to front the Balad Party.

<em>Palestinian</em> father-of-six dies in Israeli prison

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Palestinian father-of-six dies in Israeli prison

Maher Deed Saasa, 45, from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilya, died in an Israeli prison on Wednesday.

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