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Israel Palestine relations


July 4, 1982, Forty Years Ago: UDF Ministry crisis

July 03, 2022 11:21 pm

The five-week old UDF ministry is engulfed in a grim political crisis which will end up in the exit of at least one minister. The crisis is the direct creation of a revised budget which Finance Minister M Mani presented to the Assembly.

Bullet is focus of dueling investigations in Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's killing

May 13, 2022 2:09 pm

Palestinian officials and witnesses accused Israeli soldiers of killing Shireen Abu Akleh, dismissing Israeli claims that the journalist may have been hit by Palestinian fire during a shootout.

Air raid sirens sound in Israel after rocket fired from Gaza

August 17, 2021 9:34 am

The Israeli military said in a statement that it identified one rocket launch that was intercepted by aerial defense batteries.

Israel again demolishes Palestinian village in West Bank

July 07, 2021 8:49 pm

At least 65 people, including 35 children, were displaced, said Christopher Holt of the West Bank Protection Consortium, a group of international aid agencies supported by the European Union that is assisting the residents.

Palestinians cancel deal for near-expired Covid vaccines from Israel

June 19, 2021 10:56 am

Israel and the Palestinian Authority announced a vaccine swap deal earlier on Friday that would have seen Israel send up to 1.4 million Pfizer-BioNTech doses to the PA, in exchange for receiving a reciprocal number of doses from the PA later this year.

'Too white to stand up for part of my Arab heritage": Gigi Hadid on her mixed-race identity

June 16, 2021 2:57 pm

Gigi Hadid revealed she and her partner Zayn Malik, who is English-Irish and Pakistani, discuss their racial identities, which both consider "important"

Israeli police detain Palestinian activist twins from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah

June 06, 2021 9:26 pm

Supporters of Muna and Mohammed El-Kurd say their detention is part of a broader Israeli effort to halt opposition to the evictions in Sheikh Jarrah, where Jewish settlers want to move into the El-Kurds' home and others under an Israeli court ruling.

A history of de-Arabisation

May 14, 2021 8:50 pm

Current conflict in Israel-Palestine is the latest example – though more violent – of the state's attempt to erase history, remake geography.

US and Palestinians clash over US plan for peace with Israel

May 10, 2019 1:41 pm

The Palestinians pre-emptively rejected any peace proposal floated by the Trump administration amid concerns it would fall far below their hopes for an independent state in the West Bank, east Jerusalem — which they want as their capital — and Gaza, lands captured by Israel in the 1967 war.

US backtracks on decision to close Palestinian office in DC

November 25, 2017 7:54 am

The move triggered a major rift in US-Palestinian relations that threatened to scuttle President Donald Trump's ambitious effort to broker Mideast peace before it ever got off the ground.