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Alongside those shot dead, over 100 Palestinians have been injured by violence at protests, including tear gas and rubber bullets.

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Germany calls Hamas rocket launches 'terrorist attacks'

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Germany calls Hamas rocket launches 'terrorist attacks'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said 'these are terrorist attacks' aiming 'to kill people indiscriminately'.

Rashida Tlaib urges US to condition Israel aid

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Rashida Tlaib urges US to condition Israel aid

Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib urged lawmakers to put conditions on US aid to Israel in light of fresh violence against Palestinians.

Israeli bombardment death toll now 119 in Gaza: ministry

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Israeli bombardment death toll now 119 in Gaza: ministry

Gaza's health ministry said 119 people, including 31 children, have now died as Israeli bombardment continues.

Nazila Jamshidi

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila Jamshidi.

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Hamas 'ready' for war or peace: Haniyeh

Hamas' chief said 'the resistance is ready' for either eventuality.

Sumaiyya Naseem

Spring by Leila Rafei: On the periphery of revolution

Book Club: Leila Rafei's debut novel Spring is a stunning work that exemplifies the kind of stories we need to read and write about in the Arab ...

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One dead after Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

An Israeli woman was killed and eight people were injured south of Tel Aviv after Gaza militants fired rockets towards central Israel.

US activists demand action against Israel's Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

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US activists demand action against Israel's Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

The planned expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem has captured the world’s attention, as activists in the US pressure ...

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Five migrants drowned, over 700 intercepted off Libya: UN

Around 7,000 Europe-bound migrants were intercepted and returned to Libya so far this year, a trend that is likely to increase with good summer ...

First Muslim <em>woman</em> elected to Greater London Assembly

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First Muslim woman elected to Greater London Assembly

Hina Bokhari was among three female Muslim candidates elected to the assembly, while Sadiq Khan was also re-elected as London's mayor in a ...

Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

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IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

A London court ruled in Smith's favour, accepting the defence’s claim that the Home Office ban is discriminatory under the European Convention.

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

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Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

Entisar Al-Hammadi is in danger of undergoing a 'forced virginity test', Amnesty International said, describing the practice as 'sexual ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

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Malian woman gives birth to nine babies in Morocco

In what appears to be the first recorded instance of its kind, a Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at the same time at a ...

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ...

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Norway sentences woman for supporting IS by being homemaker

The woman was accused of being an 'invaluable supporter' of the extremist group.

Egyptian mummy was actually pregnant <em>woman</em>, not male priest

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Egyptian mummy was actually pregnant woman, not male priest

The correct sex of the mummy, who also happened to be pregnant, was identified by an anthropologist in Poland.

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

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26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

Dozens were killed in a maritime accident in Bangladesh on Monday.

Three Israelis wounded in West Bank drive-by shooting

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Three Israelis wounded in West Bank drive-by shooting

Three Israelis were wounded Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank, medics and the army said, with Defence Minister Benny Gantz ...

Elderly Palestinian <em>woman</em> shot by Israeli soldiers

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Elderly Palestinian woman shot by Israeli soldiers

A 60-year-old Palestinian woman has been shot and seriously injured in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers who said that she had tried to ...

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