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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Israeli annexation of the West Bank would undermine US national security interests.

The secretive leader of the jihadist group HTS has undertaken an intense public relations campaign in Idlib, revealing his true identity and trying to present a more moderate image.

Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

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Netanyahu 'planning West Bank Israeli annexation without US conditions'

Israel's PM has privately told settlement leaders West Bank annexation will happen free from the conditions of Trump's peace plan, namely a freeze on settlement expansion and negotiations with

Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

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Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

Mossad chief secretly visits Egypt over West Bank annexation

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Mossad chief secretly visits Egypt over West Bank annexation

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

Ramona Wadi

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

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

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Israeli deputy mayor compares Netanyahu to Nazis over annexation

Jerusalem's deputy mayor Arieh King slammed Netnayahu for not annexing the whole of the occupied West Bank.

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Israel 'preparing for violence' as West Bank annexation looms

Netanyahu has promised not to hesitate over the annexation of large parts of the West Bank.

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Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

Joe Biden has condemned the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank, saying it will place a barrier in 'prospects for peace'.

Biden 'completely' opposes withholding US aid to Israel

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Biden 'completely' opposes withholding US aid to Israel

An advisor to Joe Biden has said the former vice president 'completely' opposes conditioning US aid on Israeli policy.

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UN: Rise in civilian deaths by Taliban, Afghan forces

The UN report blamed the Taliban for killing 208 civilians last month and also said that operations by Afghan forces in April had killed 172 ...

Car bomb kills nine Afghan intelligence officials

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Car bomb kills nine Afghan intelligence officials

At least 40 other security personnel were wounded in the attack, with eight in critical condition.

US says Taliban honouring commitment to Afghanistan peace <em>deal</em>

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US says Taliban honouring commitment to Afghanistan peace deal

US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad says the Taliban have been fulfilling their commitments not to attack US forces under a recently signed ...

Remembering 72 years of the Nakba as annexation looms

Yara Hawari

Remembering 72 years of the Nakba as annexation looms

When Palestinians commemorate the Nakba they are not simply remembering a past event. They are marking a continued process of erasure and ...

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Ramona Wadi

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plans for annexation build on a legacy of impunity for colonial violence, tacitly approved by the international ...

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US approves helicopters to Egypt despite human rights concerns

President Donald Trump's administration informed Congress on Thursday that it has given the green light to the package to refurbish 43 Apache helicopters.

Gareth Browne

Syria's Assad is more beholden to Russia than ever

Comment: Russia may be recalibrating its strategy in Syria, but it's unconvincing to think it would consider the risk of replacing Assad a ...

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UN envoy: Israeli annexation can destroy Mideast peace hopes

The UN's Middle East envoy has urged Israelis and Palestinians to support calls for a global cease-fire to all conflicts to tackle the ...

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Gantz demands extension to form Israel unity government

Failed negotiations between former opposition leader Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could plunge the country into a fourth ...

Israel's Gantz 'ready to accept' limited West Bank annexation

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Israel's Gantz 'ready to accept' limited West Bank annexation

Benny Gantz and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are currently in negotiations to form a unity government during the coronavirus ...

Ben Lynfield

Netanyahu's tightening grip on power bodes badly for Palestinians

Palestinians have been dealt a painful political blow after Benny Gantz folded and decided to join a unity government, allowing Netanyahu to ...

Settlers spit on cars to 'infect Palestinians with COVID-19'

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Settlers spit on cars to 'infect Palestinians with COVID-19'

Settlers from a settlement that has coronavirus cases in occupied Jerusalem were seen spitting at cars in what locals fear was an ...

Joint List chooses the butcher's other hand: Benny Gantz

Laura Albast

Joint List chooses the butcher's other hand: Benny Gantz

Comment: Gantz has an atrocious record, but collaborating with him is a strategic move away from the politics of protest, to politics from ...

Syrian regime kills 8 civilians in Daraa

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Syrian regime kills 8 civilians in Daraa

The latest flare up, in which three children were killed, comes after a relative lull in violence between the regime and opposition elements in ...

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