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University of Sussex students overwhelmingly endorse BDS

Students at the University of Sussex

Students at the University of Sussex have voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, in an overwhelmingly referendum result published Friday.

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The Hague prepares to celebrate as Palestine is due to join the ICC

International Criminal Court (ICC)

Preparations are underway as The Hague gets ready for the State of Palestine to become the newest member of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Saudi restores diplomatic links with Sweden

Margot Wallstrom Saudi Arabia decided on Friday to restore diplomatic links with Sweden by sending its ambassador back to Stockholm, Al-Arabiya News Channel has reported. The move came after the Swedes apologised for the recent crisis with the Saudi government.

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EU keeps Hamas blacklisted despite court ruling

EU Member States' flagThe European Union decided on Friday to keep Hamas blacklisted despite a December court ruling that said it should be removed from the "terrorist" list. The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement was put on the list by the EU in 2003.

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Turkish medical NGO opens branch in Gaza

File photo of a Palestinian child being seen to at a clinic in Gaza during Israel's offensive last SummerA Turkish medical NGO opened a branch in the Gaza Strip on Friday with the aim of assisting the blockaded Palestinian enclave's ill-equipped medical institutions, Anadolu has reported. Speaking at the opening ceremony, the community head of Earth Doctors reminded the audience that the territory is besieged by land, sea and air.

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