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Several US Democratic politicians have condemned Israel's campaign to evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and called for decisive action from the Biden administration.

Scores of Palestinians were injured on Saturday as Israeli security forces used rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Sheikh Jarrah district of east Jerusalem.

Thousands of Palestinians flock to Al Aqsa on foot

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Thousands of Palestinians flock to Al Aqsa on foot

Videos that emerged online showed thousands of Palestinians walk towards the Al Aqsa mosque after Israeli forces blocked cars and buses on the highway.

EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

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EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

The European Union called on 'all sides' to stop 'violence and incitement' in occupied east Jerusalem.

200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

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200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

At least 88 people were hospitalised after Israeli forces fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas at worshippers in Jerusalem.

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Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

Human rights organisations have long denounced Israel's home razing policy as a form of collective punishment.

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Activists say Instagram 'censoring' posts on Israel's forced evictions

Activists say that Instagram is deleting posts about the forced evictions taking place in Sheikh Jarrah.

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Sheikh Jarrah protests continue as far-right lawmaker visits

Demonstrations have continued in Sheikh Jarrah as a far-right Israeli lawmaker visited the neighbourhood in support of the Jewish settlers.

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US 'concerned' after Israel fast-tracks bill to legalise outposts

An Israeli parliamentary committee has fast-tracked legislation to authorise 70 settlement outposts in the West Bank, which are considered ...

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

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Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

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Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ...

Israel demolished 296 Palestinian structures since January: OCHA

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Israel demolished 296 Palestinian structures since January: OCHA

Nearly 300 Palestinian structures have been demolished by Israel in the first three months of 2021.

Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in March: UN

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Israel demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in March: UN

Israel routinely destroys the homes of families of alleged Palestinian attackers as a form of collective punishment against the community.

12,300 Sinai buildings razed by Egypt army: HRW

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12,300 Sinai buildings razed by Egypt army: HRW

Human Rights Watch have razed thousands of buildings in the Sinai Peninsula, actions that could amount to war crimes.

US lawmakers urge Israel to vaccinate Palestinians, lament disparity

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US lawmakers urge Israel to vaccinate Palestinians, lament disparity

Democratic lawmakers call on the Blinken to take action to ensure that Israel provides Covid-19 vaccines and facilitate vaccination programs for ...

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Israeli forces fire at Palestinian refugees in Ramallah camp

Israeli soldiers fired at Palestinian youths at Jalazoun refugee camp on Monday evening.

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Israeli settlers 'storm religious shrines' in Palestinian village

Israeli settlers stormed ancient sites in a nightly raid began on Wednesday night and continued until dawn in the Palestinian town of Kifl ...

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Palestinian education ministry warns schools against adopting Israeli curriculum

The Palestinian education ministry warned schools in occupied East Jerusalem against embracing the Israeli curriculum, saying it threatens ...

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Israel forces Palestinian near al-Aqsa to demolish own home

Israeli police forced stormed Silwan and forced Palestinian resident Nidal Salaymeh to tear down his own home.

US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

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US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

Miles told the UN that Washington will continue to combat criticisms of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

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UN, European states call on Israel to halt demolitions

The UN and European stated called on Israel to halt demolitions of Bedouin settlements in the Jordan Valley.

Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

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Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

A Palestinian Bedouin community has repeatedly erected tents in the Jordan Valley's Humsah Al-Baqia, only to see Israeli forces return to tear ...

Israel's West Bank <em>demolitions</em> threatens water access for Palestinians

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Israel's West Bank demolitions threatens water access for Palestinians

A spike in Israeli demolitions in the West Bank prompted sharp criticism from human rights activists fearing access to water may be ...

No 'specific date' yet for Biden-Netanyahu call: White House

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No 'specific date' yet for Biden-Netanyahu call: White House

US President Joe Biden has not set a specific date to speak with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said.

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