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Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

US Democrats deny motion to acknowledge Israeli occupation

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US Democrats deny motion to acknowledge Israeli occupation

The US Democratic National Committee voted overwhelmingly against a measure pushing for more critical language towards Israel in the party's official 2020 platform.

Madonna shows solidarity with 'Google deletes Palestine' campaign

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Madonna shows solidarity with 'Google deletes Palestine' campaign

Madonna posted a series of posts on Instagram supporting Palestine.

Jordan may support 'one-state democratic solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict

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Jordan may support 'one-state democratic solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict

Jordan's Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said the kingdom may support a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Israeli forces destroy Palestinian Covid-19 checkpoint in West Bank

Occupying Israeli forces shot at Palestinians in occupied Jenin and destroyed a checkpoint on their way out.

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Israeli forces shoot at, arrest Palestinians in West Bank

At least five Palestinians were detained and two injured by Israeli forces.

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Israel list shows 300 officials facing ICC trial: report

It is believed the ICC will regard the list of names as state admission of the officials' complicity in the alleged crimes.

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EU launches West Bank infrastructure project in anti-annexation push

The EU, PA and Denmark agreed the fifth installation of a €15.2 million project to build schools, water networks and other vital infrastructure ...

Jordan king says Israel's annexation plans endanger regional peace

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Jordan king says Israel's annexation plans endanger regional peace

The Jordanian king is worried about Israel's plans to annex the West Bank.

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Palestinians 'arrested for backing annexation' on Israeli TV

The Palestinian Authority has arrested several people who said they would favour Israeli annexations in parts of the West Bank, corroborating ...

Palestinian Authority orders nightly, weekend coronavirus curfew

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Palestinian Authority orders nightly, weekend coronavirus curfew

The Palestinian Authority on Sunday imposed a night-time and weekend curfew on the occupied West Bank for the coming 14 days to try and rein in ...

Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

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Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

Benny Gantz, who has disapproved of the unilateral annexation of the occupied West Bank will be given extra powers to veto in a new agreement.

Macron demands Netanyahu scrap annexation plans as 'unlawful'

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Macron demands Netanyahu scrap annexation plans as 'unlawful'

French President Emmanuel Macron told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that annexing the West Bank would 'contravene international law'.

US envoy to Israel: A hardliner on annexation?

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US envoy to Israel: A hardliner on annexation?

A fervent supporter of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the US envoy to Israel has emerged as a central figure in the uncertainty ...

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Hundreds of Australian artists, academics sign anti-annexation letter

More than 700 Australian academics and artists have signed a letter calling on Canberra to publicly oppose Israeli plans to annex large parts of the West Bank.

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Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

Israel is set to build 164 illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.

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Israel launches Gaza strikes after rocket fire

Israeli aircraft attacked Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, after Israel reported three rockets fired at its territory.

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Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert ...

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

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Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Annexation of the West Bank could be the final blow to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel.

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Israeli, UAE technology firms sign deal on coronavirus research

A state-linked technology company in the UAE has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defence firms to fight coronavirus, in a ...

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

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Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.

Fatah, Hamas pledge unity against Israeli annexations

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Fatah, Hamas pledge unity against Israeli annexations

The relationship between the two groups has been plagued by divisions for more than a decade.

Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

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Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Netanyahu's centre-right coalition government had set July 1 as the date from which it could begin implementing US President Donald Trump's ...

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