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Israel lifts the mask mandatory wear in public spaces and reopens schools as the infection rate dropped after a mass vaccination drive.

Israeli police arrested three Palestinians for attempting to hold a news briefing on the elections in East Jerusalem.

Hamas urges international pressure on Israel to release members

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Hamas urges international pressure on Israel to release members

Hamas has deplored Israel for arresting its members, saying it is trying to hinder the upcoming Palestinian elections.

New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

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New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

Dianne Morales, a former non-profit CEO, has criticised Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and spoken out against sponsored trips to ...

Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

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Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

Following US expulsions of Russian diplomats for a cyber attack, the Kremlin has announced that it will expel diplomats and impose travel bans.

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Two Palestinian-Israeli brothers killed in Tulkarm amid crime wave

Two Palestinian-Israeli brothers have been killed in the West Bank city of Tulkarm in an incident linked to the continuing wave of murders in Israel's Arab communities.

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Palestinians hold prayers in largest Ramadan gathering since Covid

Palestinians held the first Friday prayers of Ramadan following tension in Jerusalem and Israeli attempts to silence the call to prayer.

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UAE provokes anger with 'Independence Day' tweet to Israel

The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their ...

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UN alarmed over rise in settler attacks on Palestinians

Israeli settlers have tried to intimidate and terrorise Palestinians and take over their land, according to the UN Office for the Coordination ...

Israel to scrap outdoor mask mandate from Sunday

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Israel to scrap outdoor mask mandate from Sunday

Israel announced plans to scrap the mandatory wearing of masks outdoors, citing success in an inoculation drive that has been criticised for ...

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Jordan slams Israel’s ‘silencing’ of Jerusalem Muslim prayer call

Jordan has condemned Israel for stopping the Muslim call to prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday.

Democrat Betty McCollum drafts legislation to block Israel aid

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Democrat Betty McCollum drafts legislation to block Israel aid

A US Democrat is drafting legislation to block aid from going to Israel over fears it will be used in the country's campaign to demolish ...

How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

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How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

Palestinians face ‘scandalous exploitation’ working in Israel, settlements: report

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Palestinians face ‘scandalous exploitation’ working in Israel, settlements: report

The general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation said an independent Palestinian state is required to achieve economic ...

No elections without East Jerusalem, say Palestinian factions

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No elections without East Jerusalem, say Palestinian factions

Palestinian political factions on Monday unanimously agreed that no elections will take place without Jerusalemites taking part.

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Hamas elects former head Khaled Meshal as diaspora chief

Khaled Meshal has been elected as head of Hamas' diaspora office.

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British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi's wins BAFTA for 'The Present'

A British-Palestinian filmmaker won a prestigious award for her short film, 'The Present'.

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JNF moves towards approval for West Bank land purchases

Israel's Jewish National Fund's executive committee has approved a proposal to allow the buying of West Bank lands, leaving ...

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Palestinian teenager lost an eye due to 'Israeli bullet'

A 14-year-old Palestinian child lost an eye after being shot in the eye with a 'sponge-tipped bullet' by an Israeli soldier.

Israeli forces arrest nine Palestinians in <em>West</em> <em>Bank</em> raids

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Israeli forces arrest nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

Palestinians were detained across the West Bank in raids by occupying Israeli forces.

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Famed Egyptian archaeologist reveals details of 3,000-year-old ancient city

Brick houses, artefacts, and tools from pharaonic times among the treasures found at the 3,000-year old ancient city in Egypt.

Hamas says Israel’s snub of ICC 'no surprise’

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Hamas says Israel’s snub of ICC 'no surprise’

Basim Naem has said that Israel’s dismissal of the ICC probe is no surprise, but also expressed hope.

Video shows Israeli police beating lawmaker at protest

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Video shows Israeli police beating lawmaker at protest

A video has surfaced of Israeli police attacking an Israeli lawmaker at a protest against evictions in east Jerusalem.

Rights group slams 'racist and illegal' Israeli undercover unit

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Rights group slams 'racist and illegal' Israeli undercover unit

The new undercover police unit targeting Palestinian communities in Israel is "illegal" and must be disbanded, Adalah says.

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