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A right-wing Israeli rabbi was allegedly assaulted by a group of Palestinians after he visited the grieving family of an autistic Palestinian man killed by Israeli police.

The Latter Day Saint Church is based in Utah and is expanding to Africa, China and the Middle East.

Israel sentences cleric Raed Salah to 28 months

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Israel sentences cleric Raed Salah to 28 months

Israel has sentenced Palestinian cleric Raed Salah to 28 months in prison for allegedly 'inciting violence'.

India's Muslims fear Supreme Court verdict over destroyed mosque

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India's Muslims fear Supreme Court verdict over destroyed mosque

The Babri Masjid issue is a centuries-old religious dispute which has cast a long shadow over relations between India's Muslim minority and the ...

Deafening silence as Israel strikes multiple Arab states

Sana Uqba

Deafening silence as Israel strikes multiple Arab states

In recent months, Israel has ventured beyond its usual battlefields, conducting multiple airstrikes in neighbouring Syria, Lebanon and even ...

Josh Ruebner

Israeli settler cash is polluting US politics

Comment: Democrats should refuse big campaign money from this Israeli family whose 'charitable' giving is helping displace Palestinians, writes Josh Ruebner.

Diana Alghoul

Fifty years after they burned al-Aqsa

On August 21 1969, Michael Denis Rohan set fire to al-Aqsa. For Palestinians, the scars of the attack remain raw as the occupation rages on.

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Modi to invest millions in Hindu temple in Gulf

India's nationalist leader has announced that he will invest millions of dollars into a Hindu temple in the Gulf island kingdom of ...

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Outraged Palestinians spit, throw chairs at pro-Israel Saudi journalist

Video posted online showed mainly young Palestinians spitting, cursing and throwing plastic chairs at a Saudi blogger as he walked on Monday ...

Jewish fundamentalists caught smuggling goats for Al-Aqsa 'sacrificial rituals'

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Jewish fundamentalists caught smuggling goats for Al-Aqsa 'sacrificial rituals'

Israeli police detained two Jewish activists who were attempting to smuggle two baby goats to sacrifice inside Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Azmi Bishara

Is anti-Zionism a form of anti-Semitism?

Comment: Just as there are anti-Zionist Jews, in Europe and the US, there are many anti-Semites who admire both Israel and Zionism, notes Azmi ...

#IStandwithAngela: The shutdown of Palestine solidarity

Malia Bouattia

#IStandwithAngela: The shutdown of Palestine solidarity

Comment: The BCRI withdrew an honour awarded to Angela Davis over her support for the Palestinian struggle for liberation and her endorsement of ...

Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

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Israel plans measures to 'curb Erdogan influence' in Jerusalem

Israel may tighten restrictions on Turkey's international aid agency in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories, in a bid to counter Erdogan's ...

The US and Israel's radical right Kahane connections

David Sheen

The US and Israel's radical right Kahane connections

Comment: The fact that American envoys are so closely connected to Israel's Kahane movement should be of great concern, writes David ...

Trump's face to feature on newly-minted Israeli coin

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Trump's face to feature on newly-minted Israeli coin

An Israeli organisation has minted a coin bearing US President Donald Trump's face in honour of his decision to move the American embassy to ...

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Israel extends Islamic cleric's detention over 'incitement'

An Islamic cleric accused of 'incitement' over a sermon he gave after a July attack that killed two policemen near Jerusalem's ultra-sensitive Haram al-Sharif compound has been remanded in custody.

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Israel arrests Hamas MP in overnight raids

Muhammed Abu Tir's arrest brings the number of people detained from the 132-member Palestinian Legislative Council to 13.

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Jerusalem's Islamic Endowment to assess Israeli damages on al-Aqsa

The Jerusalem Islamic Waqf will assess any damages caused by Israeli forces at al-Aqsa mosque.

Rami G. Khouri

How the Aqsa prayer protests dissolved Palestinian vulnerability

Comment: The successful Aqsa resistance prayers dissolved two key Palestinian weaknesses, and could trigger new forms of political activism ...

Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinians celebrate as Israel removes Aqsa security measures

Israel removed security installations from the entrances around the al-Aqsa mosque compound late Wednesday, leading to celebrations among ...

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Israel airstrikes pound Gaza amid ongoing Jerusalem tensions

Israel struck a Hamas position in Gaza on Monday, hours after a missile was fired across the border from the besieged Palestinian enclave, amid ...

Israel 'playing with fire' over Aqsa restrictions: Arab League

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Israel 'playing with fire' over Aqsa restrictions: Arab League

The Arab League has accused Israel of "crossing a red line" as deadly violence continues in Jerusalem over Israeli restrictions on al-Aqsa ...

Israel detains senior Hamas officials in West Bank raids

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Israel detains senior Hamas officials in West Bank raids

Israeli security forces detained 25 members of the Hamas movement during overnight arrest raids in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.

Israel to demolish family home of alleged Palestinian attacker

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Israel to demolish family home of alleged Palestinian attacker

Israel vowed to demolish the home of Palestinian Omar Alabed after a raid in the occupied West Bank. It comes amid rising tensions over ...

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