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Palestinian president, Israeli defence minister hold rare talks amid violent clashes along Gaza border
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Palestinian president, Israeli defence minister hold rare talks amid violent clashes along Gaza border

Defence Minister Benny Gantz met Abbas in Ramallah late Sunday for what were reportedly the first direct talks between an Israeli cabinet member and the 86-year-old Palestinian leader in several years

Israel pounds Gaza after border clashes between troops, Palestinian protesters leave dozens injured
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Israel pounds Gaza after border clashes between troops, Palestinian protesters leave dozens injured

Hamas had called a protest on Saturday to mark the burning 52 years ago of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third-holiest site in Islam.

Israel conducts air strikes on Gaza strip in response to Hamas’ incendiary balloons
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Israel conducts air strikes on Gaza strip in response to Hamas’ incendiary balloons

The violence is the first flare-up since a ceasefire came into place in May, after 11 days of fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas claimed 260 Palestinian lives

Israel claims Hamas tried to disrupt Iron Dome from Gaza tower that housed news outlets
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Israel claims Hamas tried to disrupt Iron Dome from Gaza tower that housed news outlets

The Israeli air force bombed the 12-story al-Jalaa tower on 15 May, roughly an hour after ordering all occupants to evacuate

Oslo movie review: Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott's drama is a timely but intrinsically partial account of history
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Oslo movie review: Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott's drama is a timely but intrinsically partial account of history

Oslo believes it is empathetic and balanced (which is questionable enough), but its skewed scales are essentially a consequence of an inbuilt Hollywood gaze.

Israel's Opposition inches closer to forming coalition to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israel's Opposition inches closer to forming coalition to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu, 71, who faces trial on fraud, bribery and breach of trust charges, has held onto power through four inconclusive elections in under two years

A soccer enthusiast, a piano player: Stories of children who died in Israel-Palestine conflict
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A soccer enthusiast, a piano player: Stories of children who died in Israel-Palestine conflict

During 11 days of fighting this month between Israel and Hamas, at least 67 children under age 18 were killed in Gaza and 2 in Israel, according to initial reports

Israel's Waltz With Bashir and Palestine's Paradise Now: Studying two Oscar-nominated films united by cost of war
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Israel's Waltz With Bashir and Palestine's Paradise Now: Studying two Oscar-nominated films united by cost of war

More than anyone else, maybe Israel and Palestine should watch these films, their ruthless yet affecting excavation of the paranoia that living under war-torn roofs comes with.

Benjamin Netanyahu terms UN Human Rights Council decision to probe abuses in Palestinian areas as 'shameful'
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Benjamin Netanyahu terms UN Human Rights Council decision to probe abuses in Palestinian areas as 'shameful'

The UNHRC is set for an open-ended international investigation into violations committed during the latest Gaza violence, and 'systematic' abuse in Palestine

US top diplomat Antony Blinken vows support for Gaza truce but no 'benefit' for Hamas
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US top diplomat Antony Blinken vows support for Gaza truce but no 'benefit' for Hamas

Blinken's visit to Israel comes as the ceasefire holds but tensions simmer in Israel and the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories

Amid ceasefire after 11-day war, displaced in Gaza face familiar plight
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Amid ceasefire after 11-day war, displaced in Gaza face familiar plight

The United Nations estimates that about 1,000 homes were destroyed in the 11-day war that ended last Friday. Lynn Hastings, the UN humanitarian coordinator for the region, said hundreds of additional housing units were damaged so badly they are likely uninhabitable.

As life begins to come back to normal in Gaza post ceasefire, fishermen return to sea
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As life begins to come back to normal in Gaza post ceasefire, fishermen return to sea

Gazans take pride in their seafood, and the return of fishing buoyed hopes that the ceasefire will hold.

Misery at heart of Israel-Gaza conflict: For millions of Palestinians, routine indignities are part of daily life
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Misery at heart of Israel-Gaza conflict: For millions of Palestinians, routine indignities are part of daily life

Palestinians routinely experience exasperating impossibilities and petty humiliations, bureaucratic controls that force agonising choices, and the fragility and cruelty of life under military rule

Israel-Gaza conflict: In first statement since 10 May, UN Security Council calls for full 'adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
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Israel-Gaza conflict: In first statement since 10 May, UN Security Council calls for full 'adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

The US delegation backed the statement only after a paragraph condemning the violence — a sensitive issue since it raised the question of blame — was removed

Israel-Hamas ceasefire: Officials worry recent fighting in Gaza could lead to COVID-19 spike
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Israel-Hamas ceasefire: Officials worry recent fighting in Gaza could lead to COVID-19 spike

Gaza remains highly vulnerable to an outbreak, with less than 4 percent of its population fully or partially vaccinated

Egyptian mediators hold talks to make Israel-Hamas ceasefire concrete; over 250 dead in latest war
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Egyptian mediators hold talks to make Israel-Hamas ceasefire concrete; over 250 dead in latest war

Hours after the ceasefire took effect, thousands of Palestinians in the Al-Aqsa compound chanted against Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and his self-rule government

Venice Architecture Biennale 2021: From Gaza to Chile, exhibition asks how we will live together
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Venice Architecture Biennale 2021: From Gaza to Chile, exhibition asks how we will live together

After a year when public assembly has been mostly outright banned, the idea of presence is key in several exhibits.

Benjamin Netanyahu hails Israel's Gaza operation as 'exceptional success' after ceasefire comes into effect
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Benjamin Netanyahu hails Israel's Gaza operation as 'exceptional success' after ceasefire comes into effect

Claiming that Israel's strikes had killed '200 terrorists', Netanyahu said that the campaign had primarily targeted Hamas, the group that controls Gaza

United Nations Rights Council to hold special session on Israel, Palestinians on 27 May
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United Nations Rights Council to hold special session on Israel, Palestinians on 27 May

The session, planned for next Thursday, will address "the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem," the council said in a statement

Gaza conflict stokes ‘identity crisis’ for young American Jews as pro-Palestine sentiments overtake activist spaces
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Gaza conflict stokes ‘identity crisis’ for young American Jews as pro-Palestine sentiments overtake activist spaces

Some young, liberal Jewish activists have found common cause with Black Lives Matter, which explicitly advocates for Palestinian liberation, concerning others who see that allegiance as anti-Semitic