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Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki criticised countries which normalised relations with Israel last year as a horrific assault on the Gaza Strip left scores dead.

The Egyptian born midfielder, who has more than 4.8 million Twitter followers, posted: "My heart my soul, my support for you Palestine."

Israel escalation puts new Gulf partners in diplomatic bind

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Israel escalation puts new Gulf partners in diplomatic bind

The Gaza bloodshed has shown most Gulf Arab citizens still support the Palestinians despite normalisation deals between their leaders and Israel.

London councillor unveils Palestine solidarity banner in Brick Lane

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London councillor unveils Palestine solidarity banner in Brick Lane

Labour councillor Puru Miah said the gesture was prompted by an email from a local resident.

Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

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Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

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Afghanistan violence continues despite three-day Eid ceasefire

Violence has escalated since May 1, when the US began formally withdrawing its troops in line with a plan to pull out its last 2,500 troops by Sept. 11.

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Israeli bombardment death toll now 119 in Gaza: ministry

Gaza's health ministry said 119 people, including 31 children, have now died as Israeli bombardment continues.

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Israel boosts troops on Gaza border amid escalating violence

Israel deployed additional troops to Gaza's border Thursday as violence against Palestinians escalated, including a lynching by Israeli ...

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Protests over Glasgow immigration raid on Eid

Around 200 protesters in a largely Muslim part of Scotland's biggest city demonstrated over immigration.

China targets Uighur Muslim imams in Xinjiang crackdown

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China targets Uighur Muslim imams in Xinjiang crackdown

Relatives of those detained said they were apprehended due to their role as religious leaders.

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Airlines suspend flights to Israel

Several airlines on Thursday suspended services to Israel amid mass global criticism.

Gaza death toll from Israel strikes rises to 83

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Gaza death toll from Israel strikes rises to 83

The dead included 17 children, while 487 people have been wounded, the ministry said.

Hamas fires rocket at Israel's second airport near Eilat

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Hamas fires rocket at Israel's second airport near Eilat

Hamas on Thursday said it fired a large rocket at Israel's Ramon airport near Eilat.

Muslims mark Eid with support for Palestinians

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Muslims mark Eid with support for Palestinians

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr on Thursday amid rising hostilities between Israel and Palestinians, in the second ...

Gaza health ministry investigating suspected toxic gas deaths

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Gaza health ministry investigating suspected toxic gas deaths

The ministry of health in Gaza said that bodies delivered to a hospital had died from suffocation.

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Egypt president and faithful perform Eid prayers

Hundreds of worshippers gathered inside mosques in Cairo to pray.

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Saudi releases bin Laden patriarch held in 'Ritz crackdown'

Saudi Arabia has released construction magnate Bakr bin Laden, half-brother of the late Osama bin Laden

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Coronavirus stifles Muslims' Eid al-Fitr celebrations for second year

Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr in a subdued mood for a second year as the Covid-19 pandemic again forced mosque closings and family separations.

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Joe Biden: Israel violence must end 'sooner than later'

Joe Biden says he spoke to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who is currently battling corruption charges, about the hemorrhaging of violence ...

Imprisoned pro-Haftar fighters freed in Libya

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Imprisoned pro-Haftar fighters freed in Libya

Seventy-eight prisoners who fought on the side of eastern Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar have been freed in Tripoli ahead of the Eid al-Fitr ...

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Gaza death toll reaches 65 as Hamas attacks Tel-Aviv

The death toll from Israeli airstrikes on Gaza has risen to 65 as Hamas rockets hit Tel Aviv and Israeli leaders issued threats to escalate the ...

Israeli violence continues in East Jerusalem

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Israeli violence continues in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society has treated 95 people for injuries amid continued Israeli assaults in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Facebook to live stream Eid moonsightings from across UK

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Facebook to live stream Eid moonsightings from across UK

Advocates of a unified local Islamic calendar for British muslims have hailed the partnership as 'historic'.

Timeline: This week's deadly Israeli attacks on Gaza, Jerusalem

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Timeline: This week's deadly Israeli attacks on Gaza, Jerusalem

The violence is sparked by a years-long bid by Israeli settlers to take over Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem.

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