Palestine

Fact check: is Jeremy Corbyn a ‘terrorist sympathiser’?
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Fact check: is Jeremy Corbyn a ‘terrorist sympathiser’?

Labour leader has faced repeat allegations that he supports Hamas and the IRA
26 Apr 2019
What is Trump’s Middle East peace plan?
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What is Trump’s Middle East peace plan?

International community expresses concern over rumoured rejection of two-state solution
15 Apr 2019
Netanyahu condemned for settlement annexation pledge
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Netanyahu condemned for settlement annexation pledge

Palestinians say international ‘impunity’ must end for Israel's actions
8 Apr 2019
Israel attacks Gaza after rocket fire
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Israel attacks Gaza after rocket fire

Benjamin Netanyahu cuts short US trip to deal with crisis
26 Mar 2019
Israel threatens AirBnB over delisted West Bank settlements
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Israel threatens AirBnB over delisted West Bank settlements

Home-renting company has faced pressure for operating in ‘illegal’ settlements
21 Nov 2018
Fresh outbreak of violence on Gaza Strip
An explosion in the Gaza Strip after fresh outbreak of violence
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Fresh outbreak of violence on Gaza Strip

‘Botched’ Israeli raid threatens unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas
13 Nov 2018
What is Israel’s ‘nation state’ law?
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What is Israel’s ‘nation state’ law?

Newly passed Bill angers Arab minority by defining country as national homeland of the Jewish people
19 Jul 2018
UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’
Mourners carry the body of 16-year-old Palestinian Louai Kaheel, who was killed by Israeli airstrikes over the weekend
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UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’

Fragile ceasefire holding after worst violence since 2014 erupts
17 Jul 2018
Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour
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Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour

Duke of Cambridge due to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders in biggest diplomatic test of his life
25 Jun 2018
Labour government ‘would recognise Palestinian state’
A Palestinian boy on the Gaza border during May's protests against US embassy move
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Labour government ‘would recognise Palestinian state’

Jeremy Corbyn makes pledge during first overseas visit outside Europe as leader of the opposition
25 Jun 2018
What is the capital of Israel?
Two major West Bank settlements could soon fall within Jerusalem's city limits
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What is the capital of Israel?

Dozens killed at Gaza border as US embassy opens in Jerusalem
15 May 2018
Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead
A Palestinian boy holds his national flag during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Gaza border
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Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead

‘Great March of Return’ protests against new US embassy in Jerusalem and Israel’s 70th anniversary
15 May 2018
Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian teen gets eight-month jail term
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Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian teen gets eight-month jail term

The 17-year-old activist was arrested after footage emerged of her slapping an Israeli soldier
22 Mar 2018
French consulate worker accused of smuggling guns to Gaza
Erez border crossing between Israel and the Gaza strip
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French consulate worker accused of smuggling guns to Gaza

Driver Romain Franck has been arrested and detained by Israeli authorities
19 Mar 2018
PLO urged to stop recognising Israel
Protests have broken out across the Muslim world since the US embassy decision
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PLO urged to stop recognising Israel

Fallout from US embassy decision could end two-state solution
17 Jan 2018
Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem
Donald Trump's decision has sparked global protests, such as this one by Bosnian Muslims in Sarajevo
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Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem

And Egypt has drafted a UN resolution calling US recognition of the holy city as Israel's capital ‘null and void’
18 Dec 2017
Muslim nations declare East Jerusalem capital of Palestine
US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has ignited the region
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Muslim nations declare East Jerusalem capital of Palestine

Islamic leaders sign letter condemning Donald Trump and say US has relinquished its role as Middle East peace broker
14 Dec 2017
Should the UK atone for the Balfour Declaration?
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Should the UK atone for the Balfour Declaration?

Centenary intensifies calls for British recognition of Palestinian state
1 Nov 2017
Israeli ‘Greater Jerusalem’ bill paused after US pressure
Two major West Bank settlements could soon fall within Jerusalem's city limits
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Israeli ‘Greater Jerusalem’ bill paused after US pressure

Legislation to secure a Jewish majority in the holy city a ploy to annex parts of West Bank, critics claim
30 Oct 2017
Manchester University slammed for pro-Israel event
Supporters of the Israeli hard-line national religious party, Jewish Home, celebrate after general election exit polls were a
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Manchester University slammed for pro-Israel event

Palestinian students say permitting pro-Israel group to celebrate Zionist milestone on campus is insensitive and disrespectful
16 Oct 2017
Hamas and Fatah sign power-sharing deal
Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad (right) and Saleh al-Aruri (left) of Hamas sign the reconciliation deal
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Hamas and Fatah sign power-sharing deal

Agreement ends decade-long rivalry and relieves humanitarian crisis in Gaza
13 Oct 2017
Palestinian kills 3 Israelis in settlement near Jerusalem
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Palestinian kills 3 Israelis in settlement near Jerusalem

Shooting during Jewish holiday may complicate US peace efforts
26 Sep 2017
Is Palestinian political unity finally on the cards?
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Is Palestinian political unity finally on the cards?

Hamas agrees to reconciliation deal with rival Fatah movement, but serious divisions remain
18 Sep 2017
Israel removes metal detectors from al-Aqsa mosque
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Israel removes metal detectors from al-Aqsa mosque

Advanced surveillance cameras to be installed at disputed holy site following days of violence
25 Jul 2017
Why hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are on hunger strike
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Why hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are on hunger strike

Inmates are refusing all food and surviving on salt water only
15 May 2017
Hamas softens its stance on Israel
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Hamas softens its stance on Israel

New policy document declares willingness to accept interim Palestinian state within pre-1967 boundaries
2 May 2017
Israel passes controversial West Bank settlement bill
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Israel passes controversial West Bank settlement bill

PLO condemns law that retroactively legalises thousands of homes built on disputed land
7 Feb 2017
Netanyahu blames Islamic State for Jerusalem attack
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Netanyahu blames Islamic State for Jerusalem attack

Four Israeli cadets die after Palestinian deliberately drives lorry into group of soldiers at viewpoint overlooking Old City
9 Jan 2017
Shimon Peres, Israel's 'warrior for peace', dies aged 93
Israeli President Shimon Peres gives a joint press conference with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (unseen) on July 23, 2014 at the presidential compound in Jerusalem. Ban Ki-moon demanded t
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Shimon Peres, Israel's 'warrior for peace', dies aged 93

US President Barack Obama leads tributes to the 'warrior of peace', who died in Tel Aviv two weeks after suffering a stroke
28 Sep 2016
Pedalling towards Bethlehem on a holy cycling tour
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Pedalling towards Bethlehem on a holy cycling tour

Bike Palestine's unconventional tours take in monasteries, mosques and miles of spectacular landscape
12 Aug 2016
Palestinians to sue over Balfour Declaration
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Palestinians to sue over Balfour Declaration

President Mahmoud Abbas plans lawsuit over UK's support for establishment of Israel in 1917
28 Jul 2016
Israel suspends Palestinian permits as 4 killed in Tel Aviv
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Israel suspends Palestinian permits as 4 killed in Tel Aviv

Two cousins detained after opening fire in crowded shopping centre, say officials
9 Jun 2016
Christmas in Bethlehem: faiths celebrate together
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Christmas in Bethlehem: faiths celebrate together

But violence continues in Jerusalem and the West Bank
25 Dec 2015
Violence in Israel: what is behind this spate of attacks?
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Violence in Israel: what is behind this spate of attacks?

Some have suggested that attacks are coordinated, but most experts believe they have been largely spontaneous
13 Nov 2015
The radical new approach to stopping Israeli settlers
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The radical new approach to stopping Israeli settlers

Palestinians accused of adopting 'Israeli tactics' by offering homes in Hebron rent-free
30 Oct 2015
Ban Ki-moon holds talks in Jerusalem amid ongoing violence
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Ban Ki-moon holds talks in Jerusalem amid ongoing violence

UN chief appeals for calm as Benjamin Netanyahu makes incendiary comments about the Holocaust
21 Oct 2015
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