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Israel's prime minister directs authorities to approve the construction of 850 new homes for Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, days before Donald Trump's pro-Israel administration leaves office.

Book Club: Jeff Halper argues that the only way to decolonise Palestine is to dismantle Israeli structures of domination and control and replace them with a single democratic state.

Israel arrests elderly Palestinian who used slingshot in clashes

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Israel arrests elderly Palestinian who used slingshot in clashes

Said Arma became an icon of West Bank protests after a video circulated showing him wearing the traditional Palestinian Keffiyeh and robe using a slingshot against Israeli forces.

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian in neck while 'seizing generator'

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian in neck while 'seizing generator'

Twenty-four-year-old Haroun Rasmi Abu Aram was paralysed from the neck down after being shot by the Israeli army on Friday.

Israel orders wave of new <em>house</em> <em>demolitions</em> in Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel orders wave of new house demolitions in Jerusalem

Several families in East Jerusalem are at risk of homelessness following the latest demolition orders by Israeli authorities.

Yara Hawari

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

Nour Odeh

Israel and the UAE capitalise as Trump era ends

Analysis: Fearing a reversal of policies under the Biden administration, Israel and the UAE are exploiting the last days of Trump's presidency ...

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

The New Arab Staff

New protests in Egypt as security forces 'detain hundreds'

Protests against President Sisi broke out in several suburban and rural areas of Egypt on Monday night, while security forces detained nearly ...

Israel court orders demolition of East Jerusalem mosque

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Israel court orders demolition of East Jerusalem mosque

Silwan residents have been given 21 days to challenge a demolition order issued against Qaqaa Bin Amr mosque, as Israel ramps up its campaign of ...

Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

Remembering Palestinian Land Day under lockdown

Yara Hawari

Remembering Palestinian Land Day under lockdown

Palestinians are marking Land Day under lockdown this year to commemorate their historic dispossession, as Israel continues to annex land ...

The New Arab

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.

The New Arab

Israeli settlers beat 3-year-old Palestinian girl as soldiers watch

Israeli settlers beat up a 3-year-old Palestinian girl after trapping her family in her own home.

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

Delilah Boxstein

Displaced Palestinians find refuge in West Bank caves

In Israeli-controlled Area C, hundreds of Palestinians are seeking shelter in caves, after the Israeli government demolished buildings and homes.

Israel approves over 2,300 settlement homes in 'dangerous' move

The New Arab

Israel approves over 2,300 settlement homes in 'dangerous' move

Israeli authorities have approved a record number of new settler homes this year, while demolishing a record number of Palestinian homes in East ...

Yousef Alhelou

Sumud: Palestinians' form of steadfastness continues to grow stronger

There is no denying that despair and frustration is high among Palestinians living under decades of Israeli occupation, but many still have hope ...

Palestinian forced to demolish own home in Jerusalem

The New Arab

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 US ...

Good cop, bad cop: Israeli judiciary's role in apartheid

Hassan Ben Imran

Good cop, bad cop: Israeli judiciary's role in apartheid

Comment: The Israeli judiciary isn't just doing PR for Israel's war crimes and apartheid, it is directly complicit, writes Hassan Ben Imran.

Kashmir under India looks like Palestine under Israel

Abdulla Moaswes

Kashmir under India looks like Palestine under Israel

Comment: Hindu Nationalists have become obsessed with replicating the Zionist project in turning a constitutionally secular India into a Hindu ...

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