Articles tagged with: palestine

Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2015

UN urges evacuation of Palestinian refugees in Syria camp

United Nations, AP—The UN Security Council called Monday for life-saving assistance and safe evacuation for up to 18,000 Palestinians facing escalating fighting in a refugee camp in the Syrian capital and what the UN official in charge described as "a completely catastrophic" humanitarian situation. The council, after an emergency meeting, condemned "the grave crimes" committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremist group and Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front against civil...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2015

Arab-Israeli political leaders reject Netanyahu’s apology

Jerusalem, AP—Arab political leaders in Israel on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's apology for comments he made in last week's national elections that offended members of the Arab community and said his words made him unsuitable to return for a third consecutive term on the job. The spat has touched on longstanding claims of discrimination by Israel's Arab minority, which makes up 20 percent of the Jewish state, and signaled that the rift will not be healed anytime soo...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 18 Mar, 2015

Netanyahu’s Likud surges to stunning Israeli election win

Tel Aviv, AP—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country's election, final results showed Wednesday, a stunning ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 17 Mar, 2015

As Israelis vote, Netanyahu rules out Palestinian state

Jerusalem, AP—Israelis were voting in parliament elections Tuesday after a heated three-month campaign that focused on economic issues but ended with a dramatic last-minute...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015

ISIS video shows killing of teen accused as Israeli spy

Beirut, Reuters—A video posted online by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants on Tuesday showed a boy fatally shooting Muhammad Musallam, an Israeli Arab accused ...

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Ali Ibrahim
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on : Wednesday, 4 Feb, 2015

Opinion: Egypt and Hamas

It is worth reexamining the reaction of Hamas and some of its allies to an Egyptian court’s decision last week to designate the Islamist group’s military wing, the Al-Qassam Br...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Palestinian attacker stabs passengers on Tel Aviv bus

Jerusalem, AP—A Palestinian man stabbed nine people on a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding four of them seriously before he was chased down, shot and arrested by...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Tuesday, 20 Jan, 2015

Palestinian Authority will defy Israeli sanctions: Saeb Erekat

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Tel Aviv’s decision to withhold funds from the Palestinian Authority (PA) will not prevent it from seeking statehood, a senior Palestinian officia...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 16 Jan, 2015

ICC opens investigation into Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Amsterdam, Reuters—The International Criminal Court (ICC) opened an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories, thrusting it into one of the world's ...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Thursday, 8 Jan, 2015

Palestinians preparing ICC cases against Israel: chief negotiator

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian Authority (PA) will present cases to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israeli officials after it joins the organi...

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