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Israel started vaccinated Palestinians working in the country and in the West Bank settlements after several delays

Israel has started the finale phase of lifting lockdown restrictions, as nearly 40% of its population is already immunized

Explosion on Gaza fishing boat kills 3 Palestinian anglers

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Explosion on Gaza fishing boat kills 3 Palestinian anglers

Three Palestinian fishermen were killed on Sunday after a blast ripped through their boat off the Gaza shore.

Israeli naval boats fire on Gaza fishermen, injuring two

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Israeli naval boats fire on Gaza fishermen, injuring two

Israel has injured two Palestinians in its latest attack on fishermen in the Gaza Strip, while its forces violently repressed anti-settlement ...

Israel builds Jewish-only elevator at Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque

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Israel builds Jewish-only elevator at Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque

Israel's supreme court approved an elevator next to the Ibrahimi Mosque that Palestinians will not be allowed to use.

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UK Labour Party slammed over hiring of Israeli ex-spy

Lawyers acting for a British-Palestinian activist have complained to the Labour Party after it hired a former member of a controversial Israeli military intelligence unit.

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Jordan says Israeli-Arab deals no substitute for two-state solution

Jordan told Israel that normalisation deals cannot replace a two-state solution.

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Israeli settlers target Jerusalem church in 'arson attack'

Right-wing settlers have targeted churches in East Jerusalem on multiple occasions in recent months.

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Israel forces Palestinian near al-Aqsa to demolish own home

Israeli police forced stormed Silwan and forced Palestinian resident Nidal Salaymeh to tear down his own home.

Arbitrary detentions in Syria may be war crimes: UN

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Arbitrary detentions in Syria may be war crimes: UN

Tens of thousands of civilians were detained, some subjected to torture and sexual offence, according to the report of the UN commission on Syria

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UN, European states call on Israel to halt demolitions

The UN and European stated called on Israel to halt demolitions of Bedouin settlements in the Jordan Valley.

Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

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Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

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Rival Palestinian factions 'pen joint letter to Biden administration'

The reported letter comes following recent talks between Fatah and Hamas officials, ahead of national elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

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Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

A Palestinian Bedouin community has repeatedly erected tents in the Jordan Valley's Humsah Al-Baqia, only to see Israeli forces return to tear ...

Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

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Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

At least four children living in informal displacement camps in northwestern Syria have died as temperatures dropped below zero.

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Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of one group over the other, writes Jonathan Kuttab.

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Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

In an interview with Alaraby TV, US congresswoman Ilhan Omar said she was "disappointed" by the Biden administration's policy on Israel and the ...

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US urges settlement halt amid major Israeli expansion plan

The US called on Israel to stop settlement activity as the Jewish National Fund green-lighted a policy allowing it to spend millions on ...

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Palestinian killed by settler car ramming in Jordan Valley

A Palestinian man was killed and two injured after an Israeli settler rammed his car into them while they were hiking in the Jordan valley area ...

No 'specific date' yet for Biden-Netanyahu call: White House

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No 'specific date' yet for Biden-Netanyahu call: White House

US President Joe Biden has not set a specific date to speak with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said.

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Israeli settlers destroy 50 olive trees in occupied Hebron

Israeli settlers uprooted dozens of olive trees near occupied Hebron.

Blinken refuses to endorsing Israeli 'recognition' of Golan

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Blinken refuses to endorsing Israeli 'recognition' of Golan

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will not withdraw US recognition of the occupied Golan Heights as Israeli, but has said that legal questions ...

ICC probe is first real test for Biden administration

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ICC probe is first real test for Biden administration

Comment: If he is to rebuild trust with Palestinians, Biden must not stand in the way of the ICC investigation into Israeli war crimes, writes ...

Israeli forces harass Palestinian family picnicking in West Bank

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Israeli forces harass Palestinian family picnicking in West Bank

A video which shows Jewish settlers in the West Bank forcing a Palestinian family to leave a picnic.

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