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Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

US and EU diplomats have said they won't respond to Iranian 'provocations'

Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians

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Blinken 'asks Israel to facilitate' Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians

US Secretary of State Tony Blinken reportedly asked his Israeli counterpart to assist in transferring Covid-19 vaccines to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

Egypt's political prisoners 'denied fruit, bread' during family visits

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Egypt's political prisoners 'denied fruit, bread' during family visits

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

Hamas official demands details of Egypt-PA gas deal

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Hamas official demands details of Egypt-PA gas deal

Mousa Abu Marzouk said that Gazans 'should not stand by and watch as our natural resources go away' after the Palestinian Authority and ...

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Palestinians launch 'Guardians of Al-Aqsa' video game

Players answer trivia about the holy site in order to capture the keys to Al-Aqsa from Israeli police.

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Turkey sentences three over Ghosn escape from Japan

The men who aided Carlos Ghosn in his escape from Istanbul to Lebanon have been jailed by an Istanbul court.

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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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US to seek seat on UN human rights body

The US will rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council, after the previous administration of Donald Trump withdrew.

Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

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Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

Joe Biden’s administration is seeking reach out to the Palestinian leadership and engage both sides in a lasting solution.

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

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Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

Despite being freed from prison, former detainees like Loujain Al-Hathloul, still have strict travel bans imposed on them, restricting her ...

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

Mitchell Plitnick

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, ...

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

Jonathan Kuttab

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 ...

Israel says giving 'unused' vaccines to Palestinians

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Israel says giving 'unused' vaccines to Palestinians

Israel said Tuesday it was sending a "limited quantity" of unused coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians and other countries.

Brooke Anderson

America gets ready to welcome refugees again

In-depth: During Trump's presidency, refugee admissions were cut to record lows. Biden has vowed to rebuild the resettlement program and reverse four years of hardline immigration policies.

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Israel 'rewards' allies with surplus Covid-19 vaccines

Honduras, the Czech Republic, and Guatemala have all opened or promised to open diplomatic offices in Jerusalem.

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'US Uncancelled' conservative conference cancels anti-Semitic speaker

CPAC has announced that online personality Young Pharaoh will no longer speak at the conservative conference.

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Leading Syrian chemical weapons scientist 'was on CIA payroll'

The Syrian expert passed on information on the regime's chemical weapons programme on to the CIA.

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Alex Kassidiaris

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

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US tops 500,000 virus deaths

The Covid-19 death toll in the US all but matches the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined.

<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.

Ex-Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

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Ex-Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

Known for his Western-style business suits and soft-spoken, measured tones, Ahmed Zaki Yamani helped Saudi Arabia command a dominating presence ...

<em>Palestinian</em> elections: The view from Gaza

Abeer Ayyoub

Palestinian elections: The view from Gaza

In-depth: Fifteen years after Palestinians last went to the polls, Gazans have seen their living conditions drastically deteriorate. For most, ...

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