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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Protesters Support Palestinian State, Urge End to Occupation

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Protesters Support Palestinian State, Urge End to Occupation 0

“The time has come to prove to the Israelis, the Palestinians and the entire world that an important segment of the Israeli population is opposed to occupation,” said Peace Now head Avi Buskila.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: UN Envoy Warns of Dire Crisis as Gaza Faces Power Cuts, Gallons of Raw Sewage Pouring into the Sea

PALESTINE POLITICS: UN Envoy Warns of Dire Crisis as Gaza Faces Power Cuts, Gallons of Raw Sewage Pouring into the Sea 0

“In Gaza, we are walking into another crisis with our eyes wide open,” the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, told the Security Council in New York.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: 60 Palestinian Hunger Strikers Taken to Hospital

ISRAEL POLITICS: 60 Palestinian Hunger Strikers Taken to Hospital 0

Palestinian Prisoners’ Society lawyers said many of them were in serious condition and had to be hospitalized after refusing to eat for 38 days.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem 0

The meeting follows US President Donald Trump’s Monday talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem al-Quds.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’ 0

“During my travels in recent days, I have found new reasons for hope,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a brief speech on arrival.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Faces Diplomatic Hurdles During 28 Hours in Jerusalem

USA POLITICS: Trump Faces Diplomatic Hurdles During 28 Hours in Jerusalem 0

Perhaps the most sensitive is what Trump ends up saying — or not saying — about a promise he made during the election campaign to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinians Hold Local Elections in West Bank But Not Gaza

PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinians Hold Local Elections in West Bank But Not Gaza 0

“No doubt this is the democratic life we have promised our people,” said Fatah Deputy Chief Mahmoud al-Aloul. “Unfortunately this joy is taking place in the West Bank alone because Hamas is preventing the people from practising this right in Gaza.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Worries Israel

ISRAEL POLITICS: Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Worries Israel 0

“They (Israelis) see the potency in this movement, which could not only spread across the prisons but actually trigger another intifada,” a journalist said.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinian Hunger Strike Escalates With Israel

PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinian Hunger Strike Escalates With Israel 0

A hunger strike by more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners over their treatment in Israeli jails has turned into a heated dispute over whether the leader of the protest secretly broke the fast, and whether Israel tempted him to do so.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Ismail Haniyeh Biography

PALESTINE POLITICS: Ismail Haniyeh Biography 0

Ismail Haniyeh was born 29 January 1963. He rose within Hamas as associate of its spiritual leader, the late Sheikh Ahmad Yassin. Ismail Haniyeh Biography.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Ismail Haniyeh Elected New Hamas Political Chief

PALESTINE POLITICS: Ismail Haniyeh Elected New Hamas Political Chief 0

Palestinian movement Hamas elected Ismail Haniyeh to lead its political office on Saturday, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum told Reuters in Gaza.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas ‘Ready to Support’ 1967 Israeli-Palestinian Borders: Hamas New Political Charter

PALESTINE POLITICS: Hamas ‘Ready to Support’ 1967 Israeli-Palestinian Borders: Hamas New Political Charter 0

“Hamas advocates liberation of Palestine, ready to support the state on 1967 borders without recognising Israel or ceding any rights,” Khaled Meshal said.

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PALESTINE POLITICS:  IDF Uses Stun Grenades, Tear Gas to Disperse Rally Supporting Palestinian Hunger Strikers (Video)

PALESTINE POLITICS: IDF Uses Stun Grenades, Tear Gas to Disperse Rally Supporting Palestinian Hunger Strikers (Video) 0

The hunger strike across Israeli prisons began Monday as Palestinian inmates protested against their conditions of incarceration.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: 17 April Palestinian Prisoners Day

PALESTINE POLITICS: 17 April Palestinian Prisoners Day 0

Each year, on 17 April, in Palestine and around the world, Palestinians and supporters of justice in Palestine review the situation of Palestinian prisoners and demand their freedom.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: 1,500 Palestinian Prisoners in Israel Start Hunger Strike

ISRAEL POLITICS: 1,500 Palestinian Prisoners in Israel Start Hunger Strike 0

The open-ended hunger strike, one of the largest in recent years, coincides with Palestinian Prisoners Day, annually commemorated on April 17.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Stabbed! Brit Killed By Palestinian Attacker in Jerusalem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Stabbed! Brit Killed By Palestinian Attacker in Jerusalem 0

“This is one of many instances where a Palestinian suffering personal strife … chooses to carry out an attack in order to find release for his problems,” the Shin Bet statement said.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Woman Dies From Palestinian Stabbing in Jerusalem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Woman Dies From Palestinian Stabbing in Jerusalem 0

“This is one of many instances where a Palestinian suffering personal strife … chooses to carry out an attack in order to find release for his problems,” the Shin Bet statement said.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinian Teen Killed By Israeli Forces Bullets in East Jerusalem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Palestinian Teen Killed By Israeli Forces Bullets in East Jerusalem 0

Over the past months, Israeli forces have fatally shot many Palestinians in the occupied territories, claiming they sought to attack the Israelis.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Officers Kill Palestinian Woman Who Tried to Stab Them

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Officers Kill Palestinian Woman Who Tried to Stab Them 0

“Police responded to a life-threatening situation and the female terrorist was shot dead at the scene,” Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Arab Leaders Reaffirm Support for Palestinian State

PALESTINE POLITICS: Arab Leaders Reaffirm Support for Palestinian State 0

“The Israeli government has since 2009 worked on wrecking the two-state solution by accelerating the tempo of settlements and the confiscation of land,” Abbas told the leaders.

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