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Son scales hospital wall to see coronavirus infected mother every night until she passed away

A son scaled high walls of a hospital to see his mother for one last time before she succumbed to coronavirus. Images of Jihad Al-Suwaiti, from the town of Beit Awa in the West Bank, Palestine sitting by the Intensive Care Unit’s (ICU) window of Hebron State Hospital where she was being treated for COVID-19 […]

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After removing supermodel Bella Hadid’s Instagram post, Facebook apologies

Instagram apologised to Palestinian-Dutch supermodel Bella Hadid after the social media platform removed a post she shared that showed a picture of her father’s passport with his birthplace listed as Palestine. According to Page Six, Instagram’s parent Facebook said the post shouldn’t have been removed. “To protect the privacy of our community, we don’t allow […]

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Israelis protest against Netanyahu’s plan to annex West Bank

Several thousand Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex the Jordan Valley and illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. The de facto annexation of occupied Palestinian land has prompted the Palestinian Authority to threaten it will withdraw from all agreements with Israel. Protesting in face masks […]

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Autistic Palestinian who was shot by Israeli cops was buried amid revenge call

Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of an autistic Palestinian man who was shot dead by Israeli police. Iyad Halaq, 32, was killed on Saturday in occupied East Jerusalem while he walked to his special needs school. Israel’s police force said officers suspected Mr Halaq was carrying a weapon and that they opened fire […]

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Israel shoot dead disabled Palestinian by mistake after they thought he had a pistol

Israeli police shot dead a disabled Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed with a pistol, prompting furious condemnation from the Palestinians. The incident happened in the alleys of the walled Old City near Lions’ Gate, an access point mainly used by Palestinians. “Police units on patrol there spotted a suspect with a suspicious object that […]

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Arab League rejects Trump’s Middle East plan

The Arab League has completely rejected US President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan during an emergency meeting in Egypt’s capital, saying it would not lead to a just peace deal. In a statement on Saturday, the pan-Arab bloc said it “rejects the US-Israeli ‘deal of the century’ considering that it does not meet the minimum rights and aspirations of Palestinian people.” […]

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Palestine rejects Trump’s Middle East plan

Palestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trump’s new Middle East peace plan as a “conspiracy”. The plan envisages a Palestinian state and the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over West Bank settlements. Mr Trump said Jerusalem would remain Israel’s “undivided” capital, but the Palestinian capital would “include areas of East Jerusalem”. Reacting to Tuesday’s announcement, Palestinian President Mahmoud […]