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A joint statement called on Biden to prevent 'potential war crimes' amid Israel's displacement plans of Palestinians in Jerusalem.

Solidarity rallies were also held around the world, with thousands demonstrating against Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip.

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

Brooke Anderson

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

In spite of increased public pressure, international condemnation, and a rising death toll, the U.S decision to send an envoy is tainted by unanimous statements that defend Israeli military action.

Biden says Israel's Gaza strike's 'not an overreaction'

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Biden says Israel's Gaza strike's 'not an overreaction'

The president's remarks have drawn criticism from within his own party.

UNSC virtual public meeting on Palestine-Israel now Sunday: diplomats

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UNSC virtual public meeting on Palestine-Israel now Sunday: diplomats

The United Nations Security Council meeting was originally scheduled for Friday, and was requested by Tunisia, Norway and China.

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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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Lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Israel over Jerusalem expulsions

US lawmakers expressed deep concern over Israel's planned displacement of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

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Ilhan Omar slams Biden response to Israel's Gaza bombing

Omar tweeted a list of Israeli violations against the Palestinian people, noting that these went without reference in the White House release.

UN: Iran has enriched uranium to highest purity yet

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UN: Iran has enriched uranium to highest purity yet

Iran has enriched uranium to slightly higher purity than previously thought due to 'fluctuations' in the process, the United Nations' atomic ...

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Saudi Arabia cracking down on online dissent with detentions

April saw more prisoners of conscience jailed in Saudi Arabia than the three previous months combined.

Saudi releases bin Laden patriarch held in 'Ritz crackdown'

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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

Afghans mark Eid as ceasefire pauses deadly violence

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Afghans mark Eid as ceasefire pauses deadly violence

A three-day ceasefire agreed by the warring Taliban and Afghan government comes into force today.

UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

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UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting on the escalating conflict between Israel and the Palestinians despite opposition from ...

Don't expect the PA to defend Sheikh Jarrah

Dalal Yassine

Don't expect the PA to defend Sheikh Jarrah

Comment: This is not the first time that Abbas's blind quest to stay in power is costing Palestinians their sovereignty, writes Dalal Yassine.

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Blinken sends envoy to Mideast, expresses support for Israel

US top diplomat Antony Blinken announced that a US envoy would travel to the Middle East after Israel’s assaults on Palestinians in Jerusalem and the outbreak of conflict in Gaza.

Nazila Jamshidi

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila ...

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'Choose your words carefully': international media reports 'failing Palestine'

Newspapers and websites across the world have been lambasted online for their 'biased' coverage of events in East Jerusalem and Gaza.

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Republicans oust Trump critic Cheney from leadership

Cheney warned her colleagues of the potential 'unravelling of our democracy' as Trump continues to 'mislead' millions of Americans.

In The Thick of It: A British minister's experiences

Chris Doyle

In The Thick of It: A British minister's experiences

Book Club: The memoir is of high value particularly for those who want to get a taste of how handling Brexit and Trump felt like from the inside.

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The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

Anti-Iran protests are mounting in a 'prelude to a summer of discontent and violence,' as Iraq is the staging ground for direct talks between ...

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up ...

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Laura Albast

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to ...

US calls on Israel, Palestinians to end civilian deaths

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US calls on Israel, Palestinians to end civilian deaths

The State Department said civilian deaths in Gaza were 'deeply lamentable'.

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