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Olive harvest in Palestine ‘was very happy time’

The olive harvest season is in full swing across the West Bank. For Najla Nassan and her six brothers and sisters, it is an occasion to be together....
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Water crisis deepens in the Gaza Strip

After an unseasonably warm October, one would expect the cool rainfall of autumn to be welcomed in the Gaza Strip. But the downpours only make life harder, as...
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The Al-Aqsa cameras are a sideshow

Saturday's US-brokered deal between Israel and Jordan to reduce tensions over Jerusalem's al-Haram al-Sharif holy site is diversionary in substance and context. As such, it is by...
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East Jerusalem suffocates under harsh Israeli siege

As Israel imposed a siege on East Jerusalem, sealing off entire neighbourhoods, Issawiya emerged on Wednesday morning from another violent night of clashes and arrests - broken and...
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The rise of the Oslo generation

In 1988, Israel's then-Defence Minister Yitzhak Rabin ordered his lieutenants at the height of the first Palestinian Intifada to "break the bones" of young Palestinian inciters and...
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Israel is a terrorist state

The violence rocking the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and now Gaza is on the verge of spilling into Israel, Palestinian leaders in Israel warned . A wave of...
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Timeline: Al-Aqsa Mosque

Jerusalem's Old City, founded around 4,000 BC, is an area of great significance to people from the three monotheistic religions: Islam, Judaism and Christianity. It is divided...
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The future of Gaza looks bleak

There were grimly familiar headlines last week, as a new United Nations report warned that Gaza could be uninhabitable by 2020 if present trends continue. This latest...
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Playing with fire at Al-Aqsa

The growing familiarity of clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters inside Al-Aqsa Mosque this week has not weakened the effect of the conflict on my...
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UN: Gaza may be uninhabitable by 2020 on current trends

Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue, according to a new United Nations report. The report released on Tuesday by the UN...

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