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Jordan's foreign ministry has called on Israeli authorities to stop protecting groups of hard-line settlers who regularly attempt to storm the Muslim holy compound.

Mike Pompeo's plan to outlaw the BDS movement and to label it as anti-Semitic is now off the table under the new Biden administration.

Israel extradites headmistress wanted for sex crimes to Australia

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Israel extradites headmistress wanted for sex crimes to Australia

Malka Leifer, a former teacher, has been extradited from Israel to Australia where she will face trial for accounts of child sex abuse.

UAE cabinet approves opening Israel embassy in Tel Aviv

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UAE cabinet approves opening Israel embassy in Tel Aviv

Abu Dhabi has approved plans for an embassy in Tel Aviv after Israel opened one in the UAE.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three ...

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Israel expands vaccination campaign to teens

Teenagers aged between 16 and 18 will now be given access to the vaccine in Israel, which has been criticised for skirting its responsibility to vaccinate Palestinians.

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Israeli school principal faces hearing over banned NGO talk

Rights group B'Tselem was banned from schools after saying that Israel is an apartheid regime.

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Palestinian father-of-six dies in Israeli prison

Maher Deed Saasa, 45, from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilya, died in an Israeli prison on Wednesday.

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Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

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Rashida Tlaib deplores 'racist' Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has lashed out at Israel for refusing to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus, saying this is proof that ...

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Israel issues tenders for 2,500 new settler homes: watchdog

Israel issued tenders for 2,500 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, a watchdog said.

Biden to keep Jerusalem embassy but seek Palestinian state

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Biden to keep Jerusalem embassy but seek Palestinian state

President-elect Joe Biden will not reverse Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital but will seek a state for the ...

Palestinian Authority to receive Russian vaccine 'within days'

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Palestinian Authority to receive Russian vaccine 'within days'

Israel - which rights groups say is legally obliged to provide vaccines to Palestinians - delivered at least one dose to 28 percent of its ...

UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in <em>West</em> <em>Bank</em>

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UK 'seriously concerned' by Israeli expansion in West Bank

The UK said Israeli expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank is a 'serious concern'

UN calls on Israel to stop new settlement construction

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UN calls on Israel to stop new settlement construction

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged Israel to "halt and reverse" its decision last week to build 800 new homes for Jewish ...

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Palestinians urge EU to send monitors for summer elections

The Palestinian prime minister called on the European Union to send observers to elections scheduled for later this year, specifically requesting EU monitors in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

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UAE suspends visa waiver agreement with Israel

The UAE has suspended a visa waiver agreement with Israel until July, citing coronavirus concerns.

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Rights groups banned from Israel schools after 'apartheid' report

Education Minister Yoav Gallant announced all rights groups that refer to Israel in a derogatory manner will be banned from entering schools ...

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11-year-old girl attacked as Israeli settlers storm Palestinian village

Israeli settlers have stormed the Palestinian village of Madama in the West Bank, throwing stones at and injuring a young ...

Israeli warplanes strike the besieged Gaza Strip

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Israeli warplanes strike the besieged Gaza Strip

There were no reports of any damage from Palestinian rockets, with Israeli army sources indicating they had landed in the Mediterranean sea

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Israel Prison Service to vaccinate Palestinian inmates

The Israel Prison Service said it began vaccinating all incarcerated people against Covid-19, including Palestinians, following calls from ...

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli rabbi says vaccine ‘can turn people gay’

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Ultra-Orthodox Israeli rabbi says vaccine ‘can turn people gay’

An ultra-Orthodox Israeli rabbi told his followers the Covid-19 vaccine is a global conspiracy to “establish a new world order” and "turn people ...

Israel approves settler homes in occupied <em>West</em> <em>Bank</em>

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Israel approves settler homes in occupied West Bank

A settlement watchdog said that approving the 780 new settler homes, most of them deep in the West Bank, put Israel on a ...

Human Rights Watch says Israel legally-obliged to vaccinate Palestinians

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Human Rights Watch says Israel legally-obliged to vaccinate Palestinians

Human Rights Watch says that under the Geneva Convention, Israel must provide vaccinations to Palestinians in the West Bank ...

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