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The message expressed support for their struggle and highlighted the similarities in the fights for freedom.

Mia Khalifa took aim at Washington's military aid budget to Israel, in a tweet featuring distressing images of Palestinians killed and injured.

Israel declares state of emergency over Palestinians in Lod

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Israel declares state of emergency over Palestinians in Lod

It is the first time emergency powers will be used over a Palestinian community since Israel withdrew military rule over the population in 1966.

Palestinian shot dead in West Bank amid protests, bombing

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Palestinian shot dead in West Bank amid protests, bombing

One Palestinian was killed and three wounded by Israeli fire in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem on Tuesday evening.

Jordanian MPs call for cutting ties with Israel

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Jordanian MPs call for cutting ties with Israel

96 members of the Jordanian parliament have called on the government to break off diplomatic ties with Israel following its attacks on ...

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Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

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Football teams show solidarity with Palestinian protesters

Football teams across the world are showing solidarity with Palestinian protesters in Sheikh Jarrah and Al-Aqsa.

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UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around ...

Sheikh Jarrah families refuse meeting with Palestinian-Israeli 'kingmaker' politician

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Sheikh Jarrah families refuse meeting with Palestinian-Israeli 'kingmaker' politician

Families threatened with eviction have refused a meeting with Mansour Abbas, a Palestinian-Israeli Islamist politician who previously expressed ...

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Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

Scores of Palestinians were injured on Saturday as Israeli security forces used rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters at the Al-Aqsa ...

US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

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US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

Politicians around the world are expressing support for Palestinian families facing expulsion from their homes in East Jerusalem.

US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

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US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

The US Council of Muslim Organisations has called for the creation of an envoy position to signal that anti-Muslim sentiment will not be ...

Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

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Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

More than 200 Palestinians were injured in the Israeli police assault on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex.

Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

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Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

At the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Israeli police attacked worshippers with rubber bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent has been forced to open a ...

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The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. Littered with metaphorical references and heart-wrenching moments, The Present is a must-watch for all.

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A shared sense of community with 'NHS does Ramadan'

The NHS does Ramadan page is bringing the Muslim community in the British healthcare system together in a time of extreme isolation and pressure.

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Activists say Instagram 'censoring' posts on Israel's forced evictions

Activists say that Instagram is deleting posts about the forced evictions taking place in Sheikh Jarrah.

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Sheikh Jarrah court date arrives amid more Palestinian injuries

The families were given until Thursday to reach an agreement with settlers, but this seems improbable, based on statements from residents and ...

British-Arab advocacy group urges UK action for Sheikh Jarrah

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British-Arab advocacy group urges UK action for Sheikh Jarrah

Caabu has urged the UK to stand up for Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

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Le Drian in Lebanon with a message of 'firmness’

Jean-Yves Le Drian is to visit Lebanon as the country struggles with crippling economic problems and a failure to form a government.

Chained Palestinian activists reject Abbas election delay

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Chained Palestinian activists reject Abbas election delay

Activists in Ramallah protested the decision to postpone Palestinian elections, with chained hands and tape covering their mouths.

Sherihan: The return of the Arab world’s Ramadan icon

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Sherihan: The return of the Arab world’s Ramadan icon

As Sherihan’s magical performance in Vodafone Egypt’s Ramadan advertisement evoked feelings of nostalgia throughout the Middle East, Yousra ...

Five things to know about Somalia's political crisis

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Five things to know about Somalia's political crisis

As Somalia witnesses its worst political crisis in years, authorities on Saturday stepped in to organise elections to bring an end to the ...

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