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  • GAZA CITY, GAZA - MAY 13: Smoke and flames rise after Israeli fighter jets conducted airstrikes in Gaza City, Gaza on May 13, 2021. ( Ashraf Amra - Anadolu Agency )
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    Turkey FM: 'Increase in casualties in Gaza reveal Israel's disproportionate attacks'

    The increase in casualties in Gaza, and injuring Anadolu Agency crew reveal Israel's "disproportionate" attacks, Anadolu Agency reported the Turkish Foreign Ministry as saying on Friday. "The rapid increase in civilian casualties in Israel's airstrikes against Gaza, the damage to the schools affiliated to the UN Relief and Works Agency for...
  • Smoke and flame rise after Israeli fighter jets' airstrike hit an area in Khan Yunis, Gaza on 13 May 2021. [Abed Rahim Khatib - Anadolu Agency]
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    Israel 'deliberately targeting' Palestinian journalists, media body says

    Israeli occupation forces "deliberately targeted Palestinian journalists who cover attacks and violations against Jerusalem and worshipers in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque", the Coalition For Women In Journalism (CFWIJ) has warned. At least 10 journalists, two of whom were women, were injured during the incidents. In a statement the CFWIJ...
  • JERUSALEM - MAY 05: Israeli forces intervene in Palestinians with stun grenade during a demonstration at Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood after Israeli government's plan to force some Palestinian families out of their homes in East Jerusalem on May 05, 2021. ( Mostafa Alkharouf - Anadolu Agency )
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    Palestine and the UAE's disinformation campaign

    Over the past week, Jerusalem and occupied Palestine have once again seen popular collective action, an almost spontaneous reaction to the repeated injustices and oppression amid the evictions in Sheikh Jarrah. Yet, within the midst of all the violence and chaos, a rather subtle, yet devious, narrative arises from...
  • GAZA CITY, GAZA - MAY 13: Smoke and flames rise after Israeli fighter jets conducted airstrikes in Gaza City, Gaza on May 13, 2021. ( Ashraf Amra - Anadolu Agency )

    Israel's colonial violence gives Palestinians the right to defend themselves

    The Biden administration has been presented with an opportunity to sound its rocket rhetoric after Hamas retaliated against the Israeli colonial violence unleashed upon Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. As Israel bombed the Gaza Strip, creating yet another wave of internally displaced Palestinians, US Secretary of State Antony...
  • ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JANUARY 27: New transfer of Fenerbahce, Mesut Ozil makes a speech as he attends the signing ceremony after he was transferred from Arsenal at Faruk Ilgaz Facilities in Istanbul, Turkey on January 27, 2021. ( Serhat Çağdaş - Anadolu Agency )
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    Fenerbahce's Ozil sends Eid prayers to Palestinians

    In his Eid message, Fenerbahce star Mesut Ozil sent prayers to Palestinians who are facing incessant Israeli attacks, Anadolu Agency reported. "Eid Mubarak to all Muslims around the world. May all our fasts and duas be accepted from this blessed month. My prayers are with those who can't celebrate in...
  • This picture taken on August 3, 2020 shows the tail end of an Israeli El Al airline Boeing 737-958 aircraft on the tarmac at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport in Lod, east of Tel Aviv. [JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Hamas rockets target airport, cities in Israel

    The armed wing of Palestinian resistance group Hamas fired rockets against an airport and major cities in Israel, including Tel Aviv, the group said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported. The Al-Qassam Brigades group said in a statement that it had launched 250 Ayyash missiles towards Ramon Airport in southern Israel, about...
  • WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 17: (L-R) White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on February 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger told reporters that 9 federal agencies and around 100 companies were impacted by the SolarWinds cyber hacking event. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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    White House avoids question on Palestinians' right to self-defense

    White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki avoided a reporter's question whether US President Joe Biden believes Palestinians have a right to self-defense amid Israeli airstrikes, Anadolu Agency reported. "We've heard repeatedly with respect to the statements about violence in Israel that Israel has a legitimate right to self-defense but we're not hearing...
  • US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the national economy and the need for his administration's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief legislation in the State Dining Room at the White House on 5 February 2021 in Washington, DC. [Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images]
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    Biden says Israel has not over-reacted to Gaza rocket strikes

    Israel has not over-reacted in its response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday as the violence continued to escalate, Anadolu Agency reported. "One of the things that I have seen thus far is that there has not been a significant over-reaction," Biden said...
  • A general view of UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Middle East at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United States on February 28, 2019 [Atılgan Özdil / Anadolu Agency]
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    US says UN Security Council to meet Sunday on Gaza, Israel

    The UN Security Council will meet this weekend to discuss the situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip, the US announced Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported. In announcing the Sunday meeting, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the US's UN envoy, said the Biden administration "will continue to actively engage in diplomacy at the highest levels...
  • Smoke and flame rise after Israeli fighter jets' airstrike hit an area in Khan Yunis, Gaza on 13 May 2021. [Abed Rahim Khatib - Anadolu Agency]
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    This Must End

    I am writing this letter looking at my terrified 6-year-old son, who keeps putting his hands over his ears trying block the sounds of Israel's bombardment, my two daughters, aged 13 and 10 and my wife. These faces show the anxiety of not knowing where they can be safe...
  • The armed branch of Hamas, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades spokesman, Abu Obeida speaks in Rafah, Gaza on 31 January 2017. [Ali Jadallah - Anadolu Agency]
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    Al Qassam spokesman delivers televised Eid address

    Abu Obayda, the spokesman for Hamas' armed wing the Ezzedine al–Qassam Brigades, yesterday delivered a televised address to mark the occasion of Eid al Fitr. After extending best wishes to people Gaza, the West Bank, Jerusalem and the whole of Palestine, he appraised the ongoing confrontation with Israel. "This battle has come to affirm...
  • Smoke and flames rise after Israeli fighter jets conducted airstrikes in Gaza City, Gaza on May 13, 2021 [Ashraf Amra - Anadolu Agency]
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    Israel launches air, ground and troops attack on Gaza

    Israeli army says that they are launching air, ground and troops attacks against Gaza Strip, Anadolu Agency reports. Israel's attacks on Gaza Strip since Monday leave 109 dead, including 28 children, 15 women, along with 621 injuries says the Health Ministry. The Israeli attacks come as Palestinian protesters demanded an end...
  • VIENNA, AUSTRIA - MAY 7: Iran's Governor to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Kazem Gharib Abadi (2nd L) leaves the Grand Hotel on the day of the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and major world powers in the Austrian capital Vienna on May 7, 2021. ( Aşkın Kıyağan - Anadolu Agency )
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    Why Iran can live without a nuclear deal

    The ongoing talks in Vienna (Austria) between Iran and the P4 + 1 group of countries to revive the nuclear deal, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has revived hopes of a wider thaw in relations between Iran and the United States. Most of the...
  • This photo taken on May 25, 2017 shows actress Gal Gadot at the world premiere of "Wonder Woman" at the Pantages in Hollywood, California. - The much-delayed Warner Bros. superhero sequel "Wonder Woman 1984" will premiere on HBO Max and in theaters simultaneously from Christmas Day in the United States, the studio announced November 18. (Photo by Chris DELMAS / AFP) (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images)
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    Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot slammed for social media posts on Palestine

    Hollywood star Gal Gadot has been slammed by Twitter and Instagram users for a post on the ongoing violence in Palestine, according to the Independent newspaper. Gadot, 36, who is from Israel and served her compulsory time in the Israeli Army posted: 💔 pic.twitter.com/cLgDdn70No — Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) May...
  • Israel continues to strike residential buildings in Gaza on 13 May 2021 [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]
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    'Israel's attacks on Palestinians qualify as state terrorism'

    The Palestinian cause is a trickling genocide, slow but relentless, the president of the Confederation of Palestinian Communities in Latin America and the Caribbean (COPLAC) said Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported. In an interview with Anadolu Agency, Rafael Araya Masry said "there are grounds to talk about state terrorism carried out by...
  • CAIRO, EGYPT - APRIL 12: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry (R) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) hold a joint press conference following the committee lateral meeting in Cairo, Egypt on April 12, 2021. ( Stringer - Anadolu Agency )
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    Egypt, Russia say Israel needs to stop Gaza attacks

    Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov agreed Thursday that Israel needs to stop attacks on the Gaza Strip, Anadolu Agency reported. In a phone call, the two top diplomats reiterated that Israel should stop the bloodshed, according to a statement issued by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry....
  • GAZA CITY, GAZA - MAY 13: Smoke and flames rise after Israeli fighter jets conducted airstrikes in Gaza City, Gaza on May 13, 2021. ( Ashraf Amra - Anadolu Agency )
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    Israel declares bankruptcy in Gaza aggression on Hamas

    As the Israeli aggression on Gaza continues for the third consecutive day, there is a conviction within the ranks of the occupation army that unless it strengthens its deterrence against Hamas in this round, the movement will threaten to resume attacks each time tension arises in Jerusalem. Although the...
  • Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at Palestinian protesters during an anti-Israel protest over tension in Jerusalem, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, on May 12, 2021 [ABBAS MOMANI/AFP via Getty Images]
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    As Israel creeps closer to its end game, there may be no third Intifada

    Every year, usually during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, as if Palestinians are somehow unreactive without food in their stomachs, Israel does something that makes its security forces and their actions increasingly predictable. Like an annual festival, it launches an assault against the Palestinian population, either in the...
  • Shocking live footage showed a gang of Jewish extremists dragging a motorist who looked Palestinian from his car and beating him unconscious [screenshot]
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    Far-right Israeli gang beats man who they believed to be Palestinian unconscious on live TV

    Shocking live footage showed a gang of Jewish extremists dragging a motorist who looked Palestinian from his car and beating him unconscious, according to the Guardian. The attack took place in a district in Tel Aviv. The emergency services including the police and an ambulance arrived at the scene...
  • Israel's Iron Dome defence system, intercepts and neutralises missiles launched from Gaza City, Gaza after Israel hit several positions of Hamas in southern Gaza on August 20, 2020. ( Ali Jadallah - Anadolu Agency )
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    Israel Army publishes propaganda video aimed at Westerners

    The Israeli Army posted a propaganda video on Twitter last night aimed at Westerners. The video claimed Israel was "under attack", and compared this to London, Paris or Washington being attacked. "What if it was Washington, Paris, London?" the video asked the viewer. The Twitter post was accompanied by...
  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Libyan Government of National Unity Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh attend the signing ceremony between two countries at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on April 12, 2021 [ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images]
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    How improved Ankara-Cairo ties reflect positively on Tripoli

    Cairo and Ankara have been on opposite sides for much of the last eight years. Ankara saw the rise of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to power in 2013 and the imprisonment of its ally, former President Mohamed Morsi, as a blatant coup against the democratically-elected president in Egypt. An...
  • Image of British MP Layla Moran delivering a speech in London, UK on 22 September 2012 [Liberal Democrats/Flickr]
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    British lawmaker makes impassioned plea over Jerusalem violence

    British lawmaker Layla Moran, who is of Palestinian descent, made an impassioned plea in parliament Wednesday for the UK to support every effort to stop the escalating violence in Israel and Palestine, especially in Jerusalem, Anadolu Agency reported. She started by reading the names of children killed in the latest bout...
  • Scores wounded as settlers increase attacks on Jerusalemites
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    Israeli extremists launch attacks on Arabs in Israeli cities

    Hundreds of Israeli extremists launched attacks on Arab nationals on Wednesday in several cities across Israel, according to local media reports, Anadolu Agency reported. In Bat Yam, near Tel Aviv, dozens of Israelis attacked Arabs, leaving one seriously injured, Israel's state-owned news channel KAN reported. Clashes occurred between Israeli occupation forces...
  • JERUSALEM - MAY 11: Anadolu Agency's Middle East News Editor Turgut Alp Poyraz receives medical treatment at Makassed Hospital after he was injured from his leg with 2 rubber bullets in an attack by the Israeli police on Muslim worshippers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque on May 11, 2021 in Jerusalem. ( Mustafa Deveci - Anadolu Agency )
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    CPJ: At least 8 journalists injured in Jerusalem violence

    Israeli security forces injured at least eight journalists covering the violent protests in East Jerusalem, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Anadolu Agency reported. They included freelance reporters, photojournalists and Anadolu Agency reporters, who suffered injuries between Friday and Monday at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the committee said Tuesday. "Journalists...
  • CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - MARCH 1: Mark Ruffalo speaks on stage during C2E2 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place on March 1, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
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    Avengers star demands sanctions on Israel for aggression against Palestinians

    A star of the multi-million dollar Avengers movie franchise said it is time for sanctions to be imposed on Israel to free Palestinians. "Sanctions on South Africa helped free its black people – it's time for sanctions on Israel to free Palestinians. Join the call," Mark Ruffalo wrote on...
  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Brussels, Belgium 24 March 2021 [Olivier Hoslet/Anadolu Agency]
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    25 Democrats call for Blinken to pressure Israel on evictions

    Twenty-five Democratic members of the US House of Representatives sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday, calling on him to pressure Israel to halt the planned forced eviction of Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem, Anadolu Agency reported. "We write to express our deep concern about...
  • Israeli settlers attack Palestinian cars in Ramla
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    South Sudanese boy kidnapped and abused by teenage thugs in Egypt

    Footage from video sharing app Tik Tok appears to show a boy from South Sudan being both physically and verbally abused in Egypt. The boy can be seen in front of a sink cleaning while constantly looking behind with fear as he is slapped on the neck and kicked....
  • Turkish soldiers stand guard during a joint Russian-Turkish patrol in the eastern countryside of the town of Darbasiyah near the border with Turkey in Syria's northeastern Hasakah province on December 7, 2020 [DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Turkey soldier killed, 4 others injured in Syria

    A Turkish soldier died and four others were wounded in an attack on a supply convoy in northern Syria, Turkey's National Defence Ministry announced in a statement yesterday. "In the Operation Spring Shield zone, one of our hero fellow soldiers was martyred and four of our heroic fellow soldiers...
  • Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at Palestinian protesters during an anti-Israel protest over tension in Jerusalem, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, on May 12, 2021 [ABBAS MOMANI/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Israel's use of force against Palestinians continues as it is never held to account, HRW says

    The abuse Israeli forces are inflicting on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank "stem from a decades-long pattern of Israeli authorities using excessive and vastly disproportionate force to quell protests and disturbances by Palestinians, often resulting in serious injury and loss of life", Human Rights Watch said yesterday. The Israeli attacks come...
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    Israel declares emergency in Arab town

    A 16-year-old Palestinian boy was shot dead this morning by Israeli occupation forces in the north of the occupied West Bank city of Tubas, reported Wafa news agency. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, Rashid Muhammad Abu Arreh was shot twice in the neck and chest and died immediately....
  • Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz on 5 December 2017, in the Cypriot capital Nicosia. [IAKOVOS HATZISTAVROU/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Turkey cancels invite issued to Israel minister following attacks on Al-Aqsa

    Turkey cancelled an invitation calling on Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz to attend the Antalya Diplomacy Forum following the recent Israeli attacks on Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem and Gaza, Anadolu Agency reported. Israel was informed of the cancellation through the Embassy of Turkey in Tel Aviv. The Antalya Diplomacy Forum is...
  • Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran on 3 November 2020. [Iranian Leader Press Office - Anadolu Agency]
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    According to Khamenei's prediction Israel has 19 years left, for Kissinger it's next year

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei first claimed back in 2015 that Israel won't see the next 25 years, "Firstly, you will not see the next 25 years," Khamenei said. "God willing, there will be no such thing as a Zionist regime in 25 years. Until then, struggling,...
  • A Palestinian man looks at a destroyed building in Gaza City, following a series of Israeli airstrikes on the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip early on May 12, 2021 [MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images]
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    In the battle for liberation, Gaza is closer to Jerusalem than Ramallah is

    Ramadan has been a tense month in Jerusalem; it started with the Israelis forbidding Palestinian Jerusalemites from using the area at the Damascus Gate as a public space for social and cultural activities, in their effort to undermine the identity and significance of the place for the Palestinian community....
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    UN warns of 'full scale war' as US delays joint Security Council statement

    As Israel continues to bombard Gaza following days of violent clampdown against Muslim worshippers in the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque, a top UN envoy has warned of an eruption of a "full-scale war." "Stop the fire immediately. We're escalating towards a full-scale war," Tor Wennesland, a Norwegian diplomat and the UN's...
  • Palestinian Ambassador to the UK, Husam Zomlot [Palestine Mission UK ]
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    Palestinian envoy to UK calls out BBC's double standards

    The Palestine Liberation Organisation's Ambassador to the UK, Husam Zomlot, publicly slammed BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis, accusing her of "double standards" during an interview on Israel's attacks against Palestinians in Gaza and East Jerusalem. Israeli occupation forces have stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque on numerous occasions over the past week, shot and abused Palestinian worshippers...
  • Fire billow from Israeli air strikes in Gaza City, Gaza on May 10, 2021 [Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency]
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    Israel flares the situation in Gaza to shift attention from Sheikh Jarrah eviction

    It seems it is the fate of Palestinians to face the worst of apartheid policies under Israel's military occupation. Denial of rights, dispossessions, expulsions, evictions, ID confiscations, house demolitions, land grabs, airstrikes, tank shelling, targeted assassinations, warships, refugees, military occupation. These are terms among many others that Palestinians are...
  • Palestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the West Bank biblical town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015 [THOMAS COEX/AFP via Getty Images]
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    UK tries to curb BDS as Israel's apartheid status become impossible to dispute

    The UK government has announced measures to disrupt the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against the state of Israel by banning public bodies from launching their own boycotting campaigns. The planned reform would seek to "ensure a coherent approach to foreign relations" by stopping public bodies from...
  • Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki in Tunisia, on 7 September 2019 [Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency]
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    Ex-Tunisia president: 'Al-Aqsa uprising fuelling a new Arab Spring'

    Former Tunisian President, Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, said that the events currently taking place in Jerusalem and the Occupied Palestinian Territories expose Arab rulers who are accepting normalised ties with the occupation and feed the rise of a new Arab Spring. Marzouki told Al Jazeera: "Everybody is following what is happening...
  • Doctors affiliated with the Palestinian ministry of health arrive in a mobile clinic on March 3, 2021 [HAZEM BADER/AFP via Getty Images]
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    PA signs deal to end doctors' strike

    The Palestinian government signed an agreement with the Palestine Doctors' Association putting an end to weeks of protests and strikes. Palestinian Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh announced the signing of the deal at the start of his cabinet's weekly meeting, which was held in Ramallah. No details were provided as...
  • Supporters of Iranian presidential candidate, conservative former chief of the Revolutionary Guards Mohsen Rezai, hold posters bearing his portrait during a campaign rally on June 10, 2013 in downtown Tehran, Iran [Majid Saeedi/Getty Images]
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    Pragmatism on the rise in Iran: Why the EU should look to Mohsen Rezaee

    The eyes and ears of much of the world have shifted to Iran's tumultuous political climate, as the country's 18 June presidential elections loom ever closer. While many in the West perceive Iranian politics as a monolith of extremism and militant leaning Islam, the truth is in fact much...
  • Lockheed Martin corporation U-2 reconnaissance aircraft. [Lockheed Martin/Getty Images]
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    US Lockheed Martin leaves Iraq's Balad base following rocket attacks

    Lockheed Martin said on Monday it is withdrawing personnel who support Iraq's F-16 fleet from Balad Air Base because of threats from militias in the region. "In coordination with the US government and with employee safety as our top priority, Lockheed Martin is relocating our Iraq-based F-16 team," Joseph...
  • A man uses his phone to film a televised speech by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas regarding the upcoming Palestinian elections at a coffee shop in the city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank on April 29, 2021 [HAZEM BADER/AFP via Getty Images]
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    PA president cancels Eid celebrations following Israel's attack on Gaza

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday cancelled the official Eid Al-Fitr celebrations "to mourn the Palestinian martyrs" killed by the Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian presidency said Abbas contacted the member of the Fatah Central Committee, Ahmed Helles, North Gaza Governor, Salah Abu Warda, and other...
  • Gulf of Oman with Strait of Hormuz at night [Wikipedia]
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    Iran blames US navy for 'warning shots' fired in Strait of Hormuz

    Iran's Revolutionary Guards yesterday held the US Navy responsible for the warning shots fired against Iranian military boats in the Strait of Hormuz. In a statement, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards accused US naval ships of "unprofessional behaviour such as flying helicopters, firing flares and aimless and provocative shooting". The statement said...
  • Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defence Minister, Prince Khalid Bin Salman (L) meet with Iraqi President Barham Salih (R) [@kbsalsaud/Twitter]
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    Saudi deputy DM arrives in Baghdad

    Saudi Arabia's Deputy Defence Minister, Prince Khalid Bin Salman, arrived in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on an official visit yesterday. In a tweet, Prince Khalid, who was accompanied by a high-ranking Saudi delegation, said he met with Iraqi President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Parliamentary Speaker Mohammed Al-Halbousi and...
  • Israeli occupation warplanes targeted residential buildings in Gaza last night, leaving Palestinians homeless [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]
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    Israel targets residential buildings, leaving Gazans homeless

    Israeli occupation warplanes targeted residential buildings in Gaza last night, leaving Palestinians homeless. A 13-storey residential tower in western Gaza City collapsed after Israeli airstrikes targeted the building. There were no reports of casualties among the residents, who reportedly vacated the Hanadi tower before it was hit. The building...
  • Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, Turkey on March 25, 2021 [Turkish Foreign Ministry/Anadolu Agency]
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    Turkey blames Israel for the aggression on Palestinians

    The Turkish Foreign Ministry has blamed Israel for the aggression on the Palestinians in the occupied territories, including Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry reiterated that the continuous Israeli aggression on the Palestinians and using "disproportionate" force to oblige the Palestinians give up their...
  • The Head of the Sebastia Diocese of the Greek Orthodox Church in Jerusalem, Archbishop Atallah Hanna, December 2020 (Photo source: MEMO)
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    Atallah Hanna: Muslims, Christians defend Jerusalem together

    Head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Jerusalem Archbishop Atallah Hanna hailed on Tuesday the victory of Palestinians in the battle to defend Jerusalem and the holy sites, Rai al Youm reported. "During a tour around and inside Al Aqsa Mosque we met champions who do not accept to surrender to the...
  • Protesters demanding an end to Israeli aggression against Palestine march in the street in Midtown Manhattan on May 11, 2021 in New York City [Scott Heins/Getty Images]
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    Report: Israel tells US to stay out of Jerusalem crisis

    Israel asked the United States not to intervene in the Jerusalem crisis or pressure Tel Aviv to stop the recent "escalation in violence" between the Israeli security forces and Palestinian civilians in Al-Aqsa Mosque, Axios reported on Monday. According to the site, although the White House has avoided clashing with Israel...
  • Palestinian members of Hamas' security forces on April 26, 2021 [MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Palestinian factions will never ignore Jerusalem

    The Joint Room of military wings for Palestinian factions said on Tuesday it will never ignore Jerusalem, stressing that the holy city "will no more be isolated." The Joint Room also said that its factions had warned the Israeli occupation of its continued aggression on the Palestinian people and...
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