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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

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

Palestinians hold prayers in largest Ramadan gathering since Covid

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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.

Palestine slams UK support for Israeli snub of ICC

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Palestine slams UK support for Israeli snub of ICC

The Palestinian diplomatic mission to the UK accused Boris Johnson of 'contradicting international law'.

UN alarmed over rise in settler attacks on Palestinians

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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 ...

Emad Moussa

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national consciousness, writes Emad Moussa.

Ali Adam

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.

The New Arab Staff

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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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 just one more hurdle ...

Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

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Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

Euro-Med Monitor called on the ICC to initiate investigations and not to yield to any political pressures or allow the parties involved to evade ...

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Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

The day before a key deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Tel-Aviv would not be cooperating with the ICC's war ...

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

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Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

Netanyahu is expected to convene a meeting with Defence Minister Benny Gantz, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and other senior officials, ...

Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

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Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

Limited numbers of worshippers are able to celebrate Good Friday this year.

Jailed Barghouti backs challenge to Palestinian president

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Jailed Barghouti backs challenge to Palestinian president

Imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti has endorsed a list of challengers opposing president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah movement in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yes, Israel occupies West Bank, US says

The Biden administration said that Israel is indeed occupying the West Bank, clarifying its stance after a report adopted language used by Donald Trump's government.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

As under Trump, US report avoids 'Occupied Territories'

US President Joe Biden's administration avoided using the term "Occupied Territories" in a human rights report, as his ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians receive 100,000 doses of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The PA is expected to use the latest shipment in its limited vaccination campaign, which covers healthcare workers, the elderly, and those with ...

David Sheen

How Netanyahu brought Israel's biggest racists seats in parliament

Comment: Netanyahu's political future may still look unsure, but his explicit support for a fanatic, right-wing alliance has helped pave their ...

Half of Israelis fully vaccinated, Palestinians lag

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Half of Israelis fully vaccinated, Palestinians lag

Human rights groups and some Democratic US lawmakers have called on Israel to offer vaccines to all Palestinians in the territories ...

Emad Moussa

As diaspora Palestinians, our votes should count too

Comment: Palestinians in the diaspora are a significant intellectual and economic force that aids the Palestinian cause. We should be allowed to ...

Israel threatens sanctions on Palestinians over ICC probe: reports

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Israel threatens sanctions on Palestinians over ICC probe: reports

Israel is considering possible action against the Palestinians over their appeal to the ICC to investigate it for possible war crimes committed ...

Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

Campaigners are calling on Airbnb to drop its sponsorship connection with the Olympics over alleged rights abuses in Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong ...

Palestinians say Israel took travel pass after ICC meet

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians say Israel took travel pass after ICC meet

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki met with ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Thursday.

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