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GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Says Two-State Solution Undermined By Israeli Settlement Building

GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Says Two-State Solution Undermined By Israeli Settlement Building

“As before, I see no reasonable alternative to the goal of two-state solution,” Merkel to reporters before talks with Palestinian President Abbas in Berlin.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Against All Odds, Gaza Coach Introduces Baseball to Palestinian Enclave

PALESTINE POLITICS: Against All Odds, Gaza Coach Introduces Baseball to Palestinian Enclave

Palestine, Gaza: “We have received no financial support from anyone. I buy the balls and I make the bats,” coach, Mahmoud Tafesh said.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: U.N. Reports Declares, Israel Imposes ‘Apartheid Regime’ On Palestinians

ISRAEL POLITICS: U.N. Reports Declares, Israel Imposes ‘Apartheid Regime’ On Palestinians

U.N. Under-Secretary General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Rima Khalaf said the report was the “first of its type” from a U.N. body that “clearly and frankly concludes that Israel is a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people”.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Mahmoud Abbas to Hold First Talks

PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Mahmoud Abbas to Hold First Talks

U.S. President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak by telephone later on Friday, the White House and Palestinian officials said, their first contact since Trump took office.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Parliament Passes Muezzin Bill to Ban Muslim Calls to Prayers

ISRAEL POLITICS: Parliament Passes Muezzin Bill to Ban Muslim Calls to Prayers

Israeli parliament, Knesset, has given preliminary approval to a bill to ban Muslim calls to prayers from being announced via loudspeakers at mosques in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! 65 Female Palestinian Prisoners Held in HaSharon, Damon Jails

ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! 65 Female Palestinian Prisoners Held in HaSharon, Damon Jails

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said, the eve of International Women’s Day, that the female prisoners were being held in HaSharon and Damon jails.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Remove Settlers From Homes on Private Palestinian Land

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israeli Police Remove Settlers From Homes on Private Palestinian Land

Israeli police began removing settlers and hundreds of supporters from nine houses built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Elor Azaria 18-Month Sentence Excessively Lenient: UN Says

ISRAEL POLITICS: Elor Azaria 18-Month Sentence Excessively Lenient: UN Says

Sergeant Elor Azaria is the only member of the Israeli security forces to have been brought to trial for such a killing, she added.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Sergeant Elor Azaria Gets 18 Months’ Jail For Killing Abd Elfatah Ashareef

ISRAEL POLITICS: Sergeant Elor Azaria Gets 18 Months’ Jail For Killing Abd Elfatah Ashareef

Passing an 18-month sentence, the court said Azaria, whom it demoted to the rank of private, had “taken upon himself to be both judge and executioner” and had not expressed regret for his crime.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Secretly Met With Egypt, Jordan for Peace

ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Secretly Met With Egypt, Jordan for Peace

Netanyahu again raised the possibility of what he described as a “regional approach” to Israeli-Palestinian peace at a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, who appeared to embrace the idea.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Arab League, Egypt Back Only ‘Two-State’ Solution for Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

PALESTINE POLITICS: Arab League, Egypt Back Only ‘Two-State’ Solution for Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Netanyahu’s far-right political allies hailed the U.S. shift in support for a Palestinian state and shrugged off a call by Trump to curb Israeli settlements on occupied land.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Absolutely ‘Supports’ Two-State Solution: Nikki Haley U.S. Ambassador to UN

USA POLITICS: Trump Absolutely ‘Supports’ Two-State Solution: Nikki Haley U.S. Ambassador to UN

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said, “We absolutely support the two-state solution but we are thinking out of the box as well.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Opposes Palestinian State

ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Opposes Palestinian State

Netanyahu has never explicitly abandoned his conditional support for a future Palestine, and his spokesman did not respond immediately to a request to comment on Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s remarks.

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LIBYA POLITICS: US Rejects Salam Fayyad As UN Envoy to Libya

LIBYA POLITICS: US Rejects Salam Fayyad As UN Envoy to Libya

Salam Fayyad, a Texas-educated former International Monetary Fund official, was prime minister of the Palestinian Authority from 2007 to 2013.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: West Bank: Israeli Police Evicting Settlers

PALESTINE POLITICS: West Bank: Israeli Police Evicting Settlers

“We won’t leave out homes on our own. Pull us out, and we’ll go,” Avihai Bavaron, one of outpost’s leaders, told reporters. “It is a black day for Zionism.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Vote On Bill Legalizing 4,000 Settler Homes Postponed

ISRAEL POLITICS: Vote On Bill Legalizing 4,000 Settler Homes Postponed

The bill has been condemned by Palestinians as a blow to their hopes of statehood but its passage may only be largely symbolic as it contravenes Israeli Supreme Court rulings on property rights.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Abbas Says US Embassy Move in Israel to Jerusalem Bad For Peace

PALESTINE POLITICS: Abbas Says US Embassy Move in Israel to Jerusalem Bad For Peace

“We are waiting to see if it happens. If it does, it will not help peace and we hope it does not happen,” Palestinian President Mahmoud told reporters.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Mahmoud Abbas Will Visit Paris

PALESTINE POLITICS: Mahmoud Abbas Will Visit Paris

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will visit Paris “in the coming weeks” for bilateral talks, an official at the French president’s office said.

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UK POLITICS: Israel Apologises Over Embassy Worker’s Vow to ‘Take Down’ Alan Duncan

UK POLITICS: Israel Apologises Over Embassy Worker’s Vow to ‘Take Down’ Alan Duncan

“The Embassy of Israel rejects the remarks concerning Minister Duncan, which are completely unacceptable,” a spokesman said in a statement.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Calls For Elor Azaria’s Pardon

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Calls For Elor Azaria’s Pardon

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for a pardon for a soldier convicted of manslaughter for killing a wounded Palestinian attacker.

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