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Comment: For the disillusioned and the frustrated, Barghouti's presidency seems like an attractive option. But the staying power of his revolutionary rhetoric is far from guaranteed, writes Emad Moussa.

Political prisoners in Egypt have been prohibited from receiving specific food, including fruits and bread, from their visiting families, according to a new report.

The long and bumpy road to <em>Palestinian</em> elections

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The long and bumpy road to Palestinian elections

Comment: Palestinians are keener than ever to vote, but it's not yet clear whether persistent obstacles can be overcome, or the extent of change elections might bring, writes Jonathan Kuttab.

<em>Palestinian</em> Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

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Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

Rival <em>Palestinian</em> factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

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Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

The reported letter comes following recent talks between Fatah and Hamas officials, ahead of national elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Israel begins reopening economy following two-month lockdown

Israel started reopening economically on Sunday as the country's coronavirus vaccination drive has reached almost half the population.

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Israel arrests four Palestinians for 'throwing snow' at settler

The four Palestinian boys were arrested in Hebron and are now under investigation by Israeli police.

Khalil E. Jahshan

Palestinian elections 2021: Reconciling competing motives

Comment: These elections finally present Abbas with the ultimate challenge: Balancing his standing with the US, while delivering Palestinians ...

Ariane Lavrilleux

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring, Sisi rules Egypt with an iron fist. Under the guise of fighting terrorism, civil society has faced an ...

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Jonathan Kuttab

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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Palestinian minister to visit imprisoned political leader Marwan Barghouti

The PA's civil affairs minister will seek to bring Marwan Barghouti’s to the Fatah camp ahead of upcoming Palestinian elections.

Israeli forces harass <em>Palestinian</em> family picnicking in West Bank

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Israeli forces harass Palestinian family picnicking in West Bank

A video which shows Jewish settlers in the West Bank forcing a Palestinian family to leave a picnic.

Israel to defend troops following ICC war crimes ruling

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Israel to defend troops following ICC war crimes ruling

The ICC's ruling opens the way to investigate alleged war crimes committed in the 2014 Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza.

ICC ruling heralds war crimes probe in <em>Palestinian</em> territories

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ICC ruling heralds war crimes probe in Palestinian territories

The ICC ruled that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for a war crimes ...

EXCLUSIVE: Imprisoned politician Marwan Barghouti running for <em>Palestinian</em> presidency

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EXCLUSIVE: Imprisoned politician Marwan Barghouti running for Palestinian presidency

Imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti will run for Palestinian presidency during the upcoming summer elections.

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US to restore Palestinian aid under Joe Biden's administration

The US will reopen Palestinian diplomatic missions and restore aid to the Palestinian Authority.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three young men and ...

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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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Palestinian Authority to receive Russian vaccine 'within days'

Israel - which rights groups say is legally obliged to provide vaccines to Palestinians - delivered at least one dose to 28 percent of its ...

Israel Prison Service to vaccinate <em>Palestinian</em> inmates

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Israel Prison Service to vaccinate Palestinian inmates

The Israel Prison Service said it began vaccinating all incarcerated people against Covid-19, including Palestinians, following calls from ...

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Israel to begin vaccinating Palestinian prisoners

Israel has announced it will begin vaccinating Palestinian prisoners over 55 against coronavirus but continues to refuse to ...

Israel hits 2 million vaccinated as Palestinians await inoculation

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Israel hits 2 million vaccinated as Palestinians await inoculation

As Israel celebrated its two million inoculation threshold, human rights groups called on the Jewish state to fulfil its obligation in providing ...

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel

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Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel

Jonathan Pollard is an American that was jailed in the US in 1985 for giving away classified documents to Israel.

Outcry after Israel withholds coronavirus vaccine from <em>Palestinian</em> <em>prisoners</em>

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Outcry after Israel withholds coronavirus vaccine from Palestinian prisoners

Palestinian and Israeli NGOs have condemned a decision by the Israeli public security minister to withhold coronavirus vaccinations ...

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