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Palestinian Bedouins may be forced out of their villagew after a long court battle, with the Israeli military declaring the Masafer Yatta area a firing zone.

A number of high-level Palestinian officials have tested positive for Covid-19, including Saeb Erekat.

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

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Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

Israel brands Palestinian student group as ‘terrorist’

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Israel brands Palestinian student group as ‘terrorist’

Israel has declared the student branch of the left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to be a ‘terrorist’ organisation

Palestinians sue Britain for 1917 Balfour Declaration

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Palestinians sue Britain for 1917 Balfour Declaration

Palestinian lawyers have filed a suit against the British government for the 1917 Balfour Declaration, which promised a ‘national home’ for the ...

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Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

A pregnant Palestinian woman was found dead in her home, in the latest case of domestic abuse in the occupied West Bank.

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Israel’s Shin Bet expresses reservations about UAE visa waiver

Israel’s internal security service, the Shin Bet, says it will not be able to gather enough information about Emirati citizens visiting Israel ...

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What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Analysis: With Joe Biden leading in the polls for US presidential elections, a victory for the Democratic candidate could have major policy ...

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Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

Donald Trump's election was a shock to the US and the international community. Here's how each presidency may affect the international community.

Palestinian official Saeb Erekat in critical, stable condition

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Palestinian official Saeb Erekat in critical, stable condition

Saed Erakat is in critical, but stable condition, according to his family.

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UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

Top Palestinian official Erekat in ‘critical’ condition after hospitalisation

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Top Palestinian official Erekat in ‘critical’ condition after hospitalisation

The Jerusalem hospital treating top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat for coronavirus complications has said that he is in an induced coma and ...

Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

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Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

Israel and Bahrain have officially signed a deal establishing diplomatic relations, as well as seven memorandums of understanding in fields ...

Top Palestinian official Erekat's health worsens after contracting coronavirus

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Top Palestinian official Erekat's health worsens after contracting coronavirus

After contracting Covid-19, Saeb Erekat's condition now requires medical attention in a hospital, the PLO said in a statement.

Hamas says declined request to join 'Abraham Accords' talks

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Hamas says declined request to join 'Abraham Accords' talks

Saleh al-Arouri, a prominent leader of Hamas, reportedly said the organisation had declined a US request for dialogue on The Abraham Accords.

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Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

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Majority of Arabs reject normalisation with Israel: Poll

According to a poll that ran between last November and July, an average of 88 percent of Arab citizens reject normalising with Israel.

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Israel denies visas to UN staff over settlement blacklist

Most of the UN OCHR's international staff have been forced to leave Israel this year after their visas were not renewed, a spokesman said.

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European powers condemn Israel settlement approvals

European powers called Israel's decision to approve thousands more settlements in occupied Palestinian territory a 'counterproductive' move.

UN coordinator urges Israel to end post-normalisation settlement building

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UN coordinator urges Israel to end post-normalisation settlement building

'Settlement construction is illegal under international law and is one of the major obstacles to peace,' the UN coordinator said.

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Israeli parliament backs UAE normalisation deal

Israel’s parliament, known as the Knesset, has voted to approve the normalisation deal signed with the UAE.

Israel to ban much-loved singer from entering Palestinian territories

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Israel to ban much-loved singer from entering Palestinian territories

An Israeli MP has said that a permit allowing 2013 Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf to enter the West Bank will be withdrawn.

Israeli settlement approvals hit record high

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Israeli settlement approvals hit record high

The Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now has reported that approvals for settlements in the occupied West Bank, which are ...

Israel plans bizarre concrete punishment for accused Palestinian

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Israel plans bizarre concrete punishment for accused Palestinian

Denied permission to demolish the home of a Palestinian accused of killing a soldier, the Israeli military now plans to pour concrete into his ...

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