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Israel has injured two Palestinians in its latest attack on fishermen in the Gaza Strip, while its forces violently repressed anti-settlement protests in the West Bank.

An eight-year-old Palestinian girl, severely burned in a fire in Gaza last year, has been using a 3-D printed mask to heal her face.

Blinken criticised for opposition to Israel 'war crimes' investigation

Brooke Anderson

Blinken criticised for opposition to Israel 'war crimes' investigation

US civil rights groups have denounced Anthony Blinken's opposition to the ICC investigation, noting that it concerns war crimes in illegally occupied territories.

How <em>Palestinian</em>-singer Bashar Murad challenges conservative norms with music

Elias Jahshan

How Palestinian-singer Bashar Murad challenges conservative norms with music

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter Bashar Murad who uses his music to confront conservative norms, the Israeli ...

Kamala Harris expresses opposition to ICC Israel investigation

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Kamala Harris expresses opposition to ICC Israel investigation

In a first call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Harris expressed “opposition to the International Criminal Court’s attempts to ...

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Israel builds Jewish-only elevator at Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque

Israel's supreme court approved an elevator next to the Ibrahimi Mosque that Palestinians will not be allowed to use.

Harry Hagopian

Pope Francis in Iraq: Healing, piety and PR

Comment: Pope Francis' highly anticipated visit to Iraq places a host of spiritual and political expectations on the charismatic pontiff. Here's ...

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Palestinian student refused vaccine at Tel Aviv University

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

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Palestinians shouldn't be allowed ICC participation, Blinken says

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken deplored International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to investigate alleged Israeli war crimes in ...

US denounces ICC probe in <em>Palestinian</em> territories

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US denounces ICC probe in Palestinian territories

The US criticised the ICC for probing into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories.

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UK Labour Party slammed over hiring of Israeli ex-spy

Lawyers acting for a British-Palestinian activist have complained to the Labour Party after it hired a former member of a controversial ...

ICC prosecutor opens probe in <em>Palestinian</em> territories

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ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has previously said there is a "reasonable basis" to believe crimes were committed by members of the Israeli army.

Biden administration backs contentious IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

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Biden administration backs contentious IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

The IHRA definition has been adopted by a number of countries but has been criticised by lawyers, academics and activists for allegedly ...

Jordan says Israeli-Arab deals no substitute for two-state solution

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Jordan says Israeli-Arab deals no substitute for two-state solution

Jordan told Israel that normalisation deals cannot replace a two-state solution.

Israeli settlers target Jerusalem church in 'arson attack'

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Israeli settlers target Jerusalem church in 'arson attack'

Right-wing settlers have targeted churches in East Jerusalem on multiple occasions in recent months.

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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.

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Israel forces Palestinian near al-Aqsa to demolish own home

Israeli police forced stormed Silwan and forced Palestinian resident Nidal Salaymeh to tear down his own home.

Emad Moussa

Is Barghouti the best hope for a free Palestine?

Comment: For the disillusioned and the frustrated, Barghouti's presidency seems like an attractive option. But the staying power of his ...

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Five Palestinian factions ally with Fatah in upcoming elections

The Palestinian Democratic Union, the Palestinian Liberation Front, the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front, the Arab ...

Pompeo claims 'many' in Saudi want normalisation with Israel

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Pompeo claims 'many' in Saudi want normalisation with Israel

Pompeo, who served as Trump's CIA director and top diplomat, made the comments in a recorded video address to the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement.

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West Bank schools shut amid spike in Covid-19 variants

Testing conducted by Palestinian health authorities revealed three quarters of Covid-19 patients we infected with the UK variant.

Israel's Gantz held secret meeting with Jordan king: report

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Israel's Gantz held secret meeting with Jordan king: report

Relations between Israel and Jordan have been strained over the past year.

Six Palestine activists arrested over Israeli arms factory protest

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Six Palestine activists arrested over Israeli arms factory protest

Pro-Palestine activists occupied the AV Engines factory's rooftop on Tuesday, smashing windows and covering walls in red paint.

US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

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US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

Miles told the UN that Washington will continue to combat criticisms of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

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