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Yossi Cohen took a secret trip to Egypt to discuss West Bank annexation.

Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes Ramona Wadi.

US Republicans threaten Jordan with sanctions over Tamimi extradition

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US Republicans threaten Jordan with sanctions over Tamimi extradition

Jordan has refused to extradite Ahlam Tamimi to the US, where she faces life imprisonment over the 2001 bombing of a Jerusalem restaurant.

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Anu Shukla

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Lockdown is bringing an ironic sense of freedom to artists in the Middle East, with live streams dismantling borders and opening frontiers like ...

On Palestine, Labour leadership contenders are failing, once again

Malia Bouattia

On Palestine, Labour leadership contenders are failing, once again

Comment: When it comes to international solidarity and Palestine, we're seeing a return to the pre-Corbyn status quo, writes Malia Bouattia.

Faysal and Nizar Mohamad

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Comment: The PA and EU have a chance to reclaim an international order hijacked by Israeli obstructionism and American unpredictability, write Faysal and Nizar Mohamad.

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Two-thirds of Palestinians support new Intifada

Palestinians say they are increasingly frustrated with fruitless diplomatic attempts to secure their statehood.

Marta Vidal and Sherbel Dissi

Jordanians protest against normalisation with Israel

See in pictures: From opposition to the Wadi Araba treaty, to the gas deal, to Trump's 'peace plan,' Jordanians have been protesting for years ...

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Did Trump call Islam's third-holiest site the 'Al-Aqua mosque'?

The combination of mosque and water park is Trump's latest gaffe.

Oman's Sultan Qaboos: Moderation and modernisation amid regional upheaval

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Oman's Sultan Qaboos: Moderation and modernisation amid regional upheaval

Oman's long-reigning Sultan Qaboos has been remembered for mediation and non-intervention in a turbulent region, winning the hearts and minds of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Mysterious artist Banksy unveils dark nativity in Bethlehem

A manger scene juxtaposed against concrete blocks seemingly pierced by a mortar shell: with Christmas looming, Banksy reveals his latest art ...

Family of Palestinian prisoner urges Israel to return body

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Family of Palestinian prisoner urges Israel to return body

The family of Sami Abu Diyak has urged Israel to not withold his body to give him a proper burial.

Shaabolla, singer of controversial 'I hate Israel' tune, dies

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Shaabolla, singer of controversial 'I hate Israel' tune, dies

Egyptian singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim, known as Shaabolla, passed away at age 62.

Cancer-stricken Palestinian dies in Israeli detention 'after medical negligence'

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Cancer-stricken Palestinian dies in Israeli detention 'after medical negligence'

Palestinian authorities have called for a 'day of rage' after a 36-year-old died in prison after being denied release on humanitarian and ...

Labour manifesto kisses goodbye to Blair's toxic legacy

Malia Bouattia

Labour manifesto kisses goodbye to Blair's toxic legacy

Comment: Labour's manifesto isn't perfect, but it presents a foreign policy that learns from past errors, and promises a more peaceful and just ...

The New Arab

Clashes break out as Canadian university hosts pro-Israeli event

Clashes have broken out at York University in Toronto as the pro-Palestinian student group SAIA protested an event hosted by a far-right Zionist group featuring Israeli soldiers.

Asa Winstanley

Labour's 'anti-Semitism crisis' is a manufactured scare campaign

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn has been targeted by an organised smear campaign led by the Israel lobby and Labour's right wing, writes Asa Winstanley.

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Nine Palestinians killed in new Israeli strikes on Gaza

At least nine Palestinians have been killed in Gaza on Wednesday as Israel continues to pound the besieged territory following the assassination ...

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 ...

For displaced families in Gaza, war is never over

Isra Namey

For displaced families in Gaza, war is never over

A severe housing crisis in Gaza, worsened by the Israeli blockade, has put insult to injury for families and children.

Charlie Hoyle

Deadly gun violence epidemic plagues Palestinian communities in Israel

Palestinians say the violence reflects decades of institutional discrimination and social exclusion, with deliberate police neglect and ...

Israel quietly lets in Gaza workers under ceasefire deal

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Israel quietly lets in Gaza workers under ceasefire deal

Israel effectively revoked thousands of work permits when it joined Egypt in imposing a crippling blockade on Gaza after Hamas seized power from ...

Activism focused cafe defies growing left-wing oppression in Jerusalem

Charlie Faulkner

Activism focused cafe defies growing left-wing oppression in Jerusalem

Feature: Imbala was opened at the beginning of last year by a handful of activists with the aim of creating a communal space for co-resistance ...

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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