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While those in official circles are generally in favour of a new US administration under Joe Biden, Iraqi civil society and activists are more divided in their reactions.

Israeli troops demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli in a stabbing attack earlier this year.

Two-decade court battle over West Bank area nears end

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Two-decade court battle over West Bank area nears end

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.

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 ...

Israel refuses to halt planned <em>demolition</em> of Palestinian school

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Israel refuses to halt planned demolition of Palestinian school

Israeli authorities plan to demolish a newly built primary school in a remote Palestinian village.

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Sisi warns against ‘instability’ in Egypt following protests

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has warned of ‘instability’ in Egypt after protests against his authoritarian rule broke out in several towns and villages.

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Israeli forces demolish wedding hall in occupied West Bank

A wedding hall, which also had a residential apartment, was demolished by Israel on Wednesday morning

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Israel razing more Palestinian homes despite virus: UN

March to August 2020 saw the highest average rate for Palestinian home demolitions and confiscations by Israeli authorities in four ...

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Israel demolishes Palestinian residential building in occupied Jerusalem

A residential building was destroyed by Israeli forces in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Jabal al-Mukabber in occupied East Jerusalem.

World reacts to 'historic' Israel-UAE deal

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World reacts to 'historic' Israel-UAE deal

Here is how the world reacted to the US-brokered deal which saw Israel and the UAE agreeing to normalise relations.

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Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary in after they were ...

Egypt highway uproots graves, homes in 'City of Dead'

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Egypt highway uproots graves, homes in 'City of Dead'

Egypt's ministry of antiquities defended the destruction of the cemetery last month and said "there was no destruction of monuments".

Palestinians demand Assad regime stop Yarmouk refugee gentrification

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Palestinians demand Assad regime stop Yarmouk refugee gentrification

Palestinians have urged the brutal Assad regime to stop gentrifying the Yarmouk refugee camp, which would put hundreds of thousands of ...

Israel demolishes <em>home</em> of alleged Palestinian attacker

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Israel demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

Israel demolishes family homes of Palestinian suspects under the guise of "deterring violence". Critics say the tactic amounts to collective ...

Saudi security 'kill' tribal activist resisting eviction for NEOM

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Saudi security 'kill' tribal activist resisting eviction for NEOM

Abdul-Rahim al-Howeiti, of the large Howeitat tribe that inhabits southwest Jordan, Sinai and northwestern Saudi Arabia, was allegedly shot dead ...

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FBI opened 'pointless terror investigations' into non-violent pro-Palestinian group

Thousands of pages of documents reveal how the FBI snooped on non-violent pro-Palestinian activists in investigations that resulted in no charges.

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Israel forces Palestinian family to demolish their home

A Palestinian family from the occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Jabal al-Mukabar are being forced to demolish their own home.

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Kushner points finger at Palestinian president over deadly violence

Trump's senior advisor alleged the Palestinian president was 'surprised with how good' Trump's plan was for Palestinians, but called for ...

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Israeli forces kill three Palestinians as tensions spike

Israel shot dead two Palestinians in Jenin, including a police officer, and killed a gunman in Jerusalem as tensions spike a week following the ...

Syrian activist Idlib town has 'more cats than people'

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Syrian activist Idlib town has 'more cats than people'

A town in Syria called Kafrnabl has sustained such heavy bombing that it is now home to more cats than people.

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Muslims are fearful in a hate filled India

Muslims are being demonised, alienated, and attacked in India like never before. Violence against the country’s biggest minority has ...

China's Uighurs: A genocide in the making

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China's Uighurs: A genocide in the making

China is sparing no effort in its attempt to erase any proof of its Uighur Muslim population.

Record number of Israeli demolitions in Jerusalem since Trump

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Record number of Israeli demolitions in Jerusalem since Trump

A record breaking 140 Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem have been demolished by Israeli authorities this year.

Palestinian forced to demolish own <em>home</em> in Jerusalem

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Palestinian forced to demolish own home in Jerusalem

A Palestinian resident in occupied East Jerusalem was forced to demolish his home after Israeli authorities deemed it too close to the ...

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