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Analysis: Despite the risk of exacerbating Bahrain's already volatile domestic politics, normalisation with Israel confirms the importance of ensuring continued US support.

Hamas said Sinwar is in a 'good' condition and working in isolation.

Saudi Arabia allows Israeli commercial flights in its airspace

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Saudi Arabia allows Israeli commercial flights in its airspace

This agreement came 'just hours' before the first Israeli commercial flight was due to take flight on Tuesday morning.

Pakistan says will not recognise Israel amid rumoured pressure

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Pakistan says will not recognise Israel amid rumoured pressure

Official statement by Islamabad appear to be in response to rumors of diplomatic pressure by the US and Saudi Arabia to recognise Israel.

Activists, academics express concerns over IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

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Activists, academics express concerns over IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Palestinian and other Arab academics, artists and activists said the current IHRA definition of anti-Semitism conflates Judaism with ...

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Sudan confirms but downplays Israeli visit

Israel announced on November 23 that it had sent its first delegation to Sudan after the deal on normalisation, but Khartoum denied knowledge of the visit the following day.

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Jordan king and Palestinian president meet for peace talks

President Abbas and King Abdullah met in the Jordanian resort town of Aqaba.

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Palestinian Authority hopes for 'positive' US role under Biden

The Palestinian Authority and Arab League said they look forward to the new US administration under President-elect Joe Biden playing a ...

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Thousands protest against 'corrupt' Netanyahu

Fresh allegations of corruption against Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu have intensified protests across the country.

Israeli groups decry 'dehumanising' military invasions of <em>Palestinian</em> homes

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Israeli groups decry 'dehumanising' military invasions of Palestinian homes

A new report documents the trauma of Palestinian families who have had their homes raided by Israeli soldiers.

Diana Alghoul

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

The Detroit Arab Workers strike won a very important battle in the United Auto Workers divesting from Israeli partners and left a legacy in the ...

Israeli forces filmed 'laughing' while shooting <em>Palestinian</em> protesters

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Israeli forces filmed 'laughing' while shooting Palestinian protesters

A journalist filmed Israeli soldiers "laughing and hugging each other" after one shot and wounded a Palestinian demonstrator.

Goodbye, Maradona, an imperfect hero

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Goodbye, Maradona, an imperfect hero

Comment: Maradona was a hero not just to football fans, but Palestinians, leftists and people across the Global South alike, writes Sam Hamad. ...

Biden team stands by <em>Palestinian</em>-American staffer after pro-Israel backlash

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Biden team stands by Palestinian-American staffer after pro-Israel backlash

Reema Dodin is a 'well-respected and trusted leader', the Biden-Harris transition team said.

South African claims he is stranded in Jerusalem

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South African claims he is stranded in Jerusalem

Shahid bin Yusuf Takala has stayed at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque for almost a year.

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Small is beautiful: Gaza's toned-down Covid-era weddings

What were once huge events, Gaza's weddings are now being toned down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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UN Palestinian refugee agency 'on edge of cliff': Commissioner-general

Philippe Lazzarini said UNRWA would continue to provide all of its services for now and would pay its staff November salaries.

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Lockerbie bombing appeal ends, judges mull ruling

Scotland's most senior judge said the panel would issue a written opinion 'as soon as it possibly can'.

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Egyptian singer 'unaware' he was photographed with Israeli singer

Mohamed Ramadan denied knowing Omer Adam was Israeli after he received backlash for taking a photo with the singer, and said that 'Palestine is ...

Tunisian England-Argentina referee praises 'wonderful' Maradona as Arabs mourn

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Tunisian England-Argentina referee praises 'wonderful' Maradona as Arabs mourn

In a New Arab interview, Ali Ben Nasser, who refereed the 1986 Argentina-England match mourned Diego Maradona while insisting he was 'not ...

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Activists campaign to include Arab-Americans in US school curricula

Arab-Americans are campaigning to be included in a new ethnic studies curriculum being rolled out in California.

Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa

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Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa

Book Club: Susan Abulhawa's award-winning third novel is a compelling and emotive contemplation of the Palestinian struggle.

Israelis fatally shoot alleged <em>Palestinian</em> attacker

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Israelis fatally shoot alleged Palestinian attacker

A driver from Jerusalem was shot after allegedly attempting to run over a border guard.

<em>Palestinian</em> prisoner Maher Al-Akhras returns home after 'heroic' hunger-strike

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Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras returns home after 'heroic' hunger-strike

Maher al-Akhras was taken out of Israeli prison and sent home after being imprisoned by Israel and kept on administrative detention.

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