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Israel delays controversial West Bank annexation
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Israel delays controversial West Bank annexation

PM Benjamin Netanyahu misses target date for starting much-criticised separation process
2 Jul 2020
Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank
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Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank

Arab nations say PM’s plan to force Israeli sovereignty on Jordan Valley will ‘torpedo’ peace negotiations
11 Sep 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
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
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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The rise of Rawabi – Palestine's first planned city
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The rise of Rawabi – Palestine's first planned city

Critics argue that Rawabi resembles the layout of an Israeli settlement in the West Bank
25 Sep 2015
Tear-gas tourism: West Bank trips offer insight, and thrills
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Tear-gas tourism: West Bank trips offer insight, and thrills

Critics of 'political tourism' say an afternoon of protests and stun grenades offers little benefit to visitor or host
14 Jul 2015
Family of Hamas leader killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail
Palestinians carry the body of Mohammad Deif
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Family of Hamas leader killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail

Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down
20 Aug 2014
ANTI-SEMITISM: How we confuse Jews with Israelis
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ANTI-SEMITISM: How we confuse Jews with Israelis

'Our problem is not with the Jews,' said the Palestinian refugee, 'but with the Israeli government and army'
31 Jul 2014
TERRORISTS? Israelis turn on hard-line settlers
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TERRORISTS? Israelis turn on hard-line settlers

The vandalism and violence perpetrated by Jewish extremists has gone too far, say moderate Israelis
15 May 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 14 Mar 2011
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 14 Mar 2011

14 Mar 2011
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