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Instagram's parent company Facebook admitted Bella Hadid's post should not have been taken down, apologising to the Palestinian-Dutch supermodel.

Dubai's controversial deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan sparked an uproar on social media after he praised British colonialism.

Bella Hadid accuses Instagram of 'silencing' Palestine’s history

Gaia Caramazza

Bella Hadid accuses Instagram of 'silencing' Palestine’s history

Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid has slammed Instagram's 'censorship' of her father's birthplace.

Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

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Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

Yair Netanyahu, a favourite of far-right extremists around the world, has rose to prominence over his controversial statements and rants online.

Middle East staff suspended over sexual misconduct: UN

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Middle East staff suspended over sexual misconduct: UN

Two male UN staff members were placed on leave after a video showing a woman straddling a man in the back of a UN-marked vehicle in Tel ...

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South Africa’s chief justice condemned for pro-Israel remarks

The chief justice of South Africa has been condemned by the ruling ANC and other parties for getting involved in politics and making pro-Israeli remarks during a webinar session

Ibrahim Husseini

Palestinians face uncertainty amid crashing economy and Israeli annexation

Two pressing issues dominate the conversation among Palestinians - a struggling economy and Israel's anticipated annexation.

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Yemen's UAE-backed STC 'in secret talks with Israel': report

The Southern Transitional Council has been in secret talks with Israel, a report has claimed.

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Spyware by Israel's NSO used against journalist: Amnesty

Amnesty has petitioned an Israeli court to revoke NSO's defence ministry export licence due to multiple hacking allegations.

Backlash against Netanyahu as Israel enters second coronavirus wave

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Backlash against Netanyahu as Israel enters second coronavirus wave

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is receiving backlash as Israel enters a second wave of the novel coronavirus.

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Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

Dozens of Palestinians have lost an eye after being shot by the Israeli forces, in Gaza, Jerusalem or the West Bank.

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

The Greek-Italian maritime deal comes amid a Mediterranean power struggle sparked by events in Libya's war.

Second wave feared after Middle East eases lockdown measures

Mel Plant

Second wave feared after Middle East eases lockdown measures

Iran, Israel and Turkey have all seen cases surge after coronavirus lockdown measures were eased in an attempt to kickstart the economy.

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Khalil E. Jahshan

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Comment: The US government has transcended its traditional role as accessory to that of full partner in Israel's illegal occupation of ...

Mossad chief to discuss annexation plans with Arab leaders

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Mossad chief to discuss annexation plans with Arab leaders

Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen will meet with Arab leaders in attempt to soften their position on Israel’s annexation plans, according to a report by ...

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Protests erupt in Jaffa after Israel desecrates Muslim cemetery

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli riot police in the city of Jaffa after a Muslim cemetery was demolished.

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Slain autistic Palestinian's family demands Israel release security footage

The family of Iyad Hallak, an unarmed autistic Palestinian who was killed by Israeli police, called on authorities to release security camera ...

Jean Stern

Facebook recruits an Israeli censorship expert

Comment: Emi Palmor, who set up a cyber unit in charge of monitoring and censoring Palestinian social media posts, has been appointed to ...

Sabena Siddiqui

US puts the brakes on burgeoning Israel-China ties

Israel's blossoming ties with China are being scrutinised by the US as tensions grow between Washington and Beijing.

Palestinians refuse airborne virus aid from UAE

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Palestinians refuse airborne virus aid from UAE

The Etihad Airways flight, which landed in Israel on Tuesday, was the second airborne delivery of humanitarian cargo by the UAE that the ...

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Israel to start West Bank annexation with settlement blocs

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to ease international tensions by dragging out the annexation process, officials say.

Palestinian-Israelis protest bulldozing of Muslim cemetery in Jaffa

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Palestinian-Israelis protest bulldozing of Muslim cemetery in Jaffa

Dozens of Palestinian-Israelis protested as Israeli authorities levelled a Muslim cemetery in the historic city of Jaffa to make way for a new ...

Cyprus welcomes first tourist flights since March

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Cyprus welcomes first tourist flights since March

Nearly three months after lockdown, Cyprus has allowed its first tourist flights to take place.

Annexation talks: 'No Palestinian state, no halt on settlements'

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Annexation talks: 'No Palestinian state, no halt on settlements'

The Israeli premier wants to go ahead with the annexation plan of the West Bank without adhering to US conditions.

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