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Thousands of Israelis have attended a protest in Tel Aviv against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex one-third of the West Bank

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Israeli annexation of the West Bank would undermine US national security interests.

Sheepish on annexation, Canada shouldn't be awarded UN seat

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Sheepish on annexation, Canada shouldn't be awarded UN seat

Comment: Canada is failing to uphold any semblance of respect for international law, a seat at the UN's top table should be out of the question, writes Jillian Kestler D'amours.

Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

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Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

Israel's PM has privately told settlement leaders West Bank annexation will happen free from the conditions of Trump's peace ...

Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

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Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was allegedly told to slow down the controversial annexation process, according to an Israel Channel 13 ...

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Israel's army preparing for mass West Bank annexation protests

Benny Gantz has instructed the Israeli military to accelerate preparations for 'the upcoming diplomatic changes in the Palestinian arena', suggesting he foresees a wave of unrest.

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UAE says Israeli annexation plan a 'serious setback'

The UAE has said Israel's plan to annex large parts of the West Bank would 'constitute a rejection of the international... consensus ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran sees cases jump to a two-month high as Turkey reopens restaurants, cafes and Istanbul's iconic 15th century Grand ...

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Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

Netanyahu says annexed Palestinians will be denied Israeli citizenship

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Netanyahu says annexed Palestinians will be denied Israeli citizenship

In a newspaper interview, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that 50,000 Palestinians living in areas of the West Bank Israel plans ...

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US issues Palestinian territories security alert

The US has warned its citizens in the Palestinian territories to be extra vigilant in the coming weeks, as tensions rise over the planned ...

A <em>plan</em> to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

Ramona Wadi

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes ...

Israel 'preparing for violence' as West Bank annexation looms

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Israel 'preparing for violence' as West Bank annexation looms

Netanyahu has promised not to hesitate over the annexation of large parts of the West Bank.

Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners

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Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners

The ceasefire, only the second of its kind in the 19-year-old conflict, has raised hopes of an extended truce between the Taliban and Afghan ...

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Turkey says 'won't allow' Israel to annex West Bank

'We will not allow the Palestinian lands to be offered to anyone else' said the Turkish leader in an Eid address focused on Israel's planned annexation of the West Bank.

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Netanyahu calls Sudanese leader in latest move towards normalisation

Fresh from inaugurating his new government, Israel's PM called Sudan's leader to wish him a happy Eid, three months after the pair agreed to ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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Jordan threatens cutting ties if Israel annexes West Bank

'We will not accept unilateral Israeli moves to annex Palestinian lands and we would be forced to review all aspects of our relations with ...

Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

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Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

Another Ramadan TV drama from Saudi Arabia has invited scrutiny

Stasa Salacanin

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

A bid by separatists to assert control over southern Yemen has pushed the country closer to fragmentation.

UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

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UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex the Jordan Valley and Jewish settlements in the West Bank in line with US President ...

Vatican expresses ‘concern’ regarding Israeli West Bank annexation plans

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Vatican expresses ‘concern’ regarding Israeli West Bank annexation plans

The Vatican says it is concerned over Israeli plans to annex parts of the West Bank following a meeting between its chief foreign policy ...

Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

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Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

Joe Biden has condemned the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank, saying it will place a barrier in 'prospects for peace'.

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