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Israeli police beat mourners at slain Al Jazeera journalist's funeral; UN condemns killing, calls for 'impartial investigation'
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Israeli police beat mourners at slain Al Jazeera journalist's funeral; UN condemns killing, calls for 'impartial investigation'

Television footage showed pallbearers struggling to stop Shireen Abu Akleh's coffin from falling to the ground as baton-wielding police officers charged towards them

Slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to be buried as Palestinians reject joint probe
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Slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to be buried as Palestinians reject joint probe

Israel has publicly called for a joint probe and stressed the need for Palestinian authorities to hand over the fatal bullet for forensic examination. However, according to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, the proposal has been rejected

Slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was an icon of Palestinian coverage
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Slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was an icon of Palestinian coverage

Abu Akleh became a household name synonymous with Al Jazeera's coverage of life under occupation during her more than two decades reporting in the Palestinian territories

Palestinian residents in south West Bank vow to stay on the land despite facing eviction by Israel
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Palestinian residents in south West Bank vow to stay on the land despite facing eviction by Israel

The Palestinian leadership on 6 May condemned the Israeli Supreme Court ruling, which was handed down on 4 May— when most of Israel was shut down for the country's Independence Day

Israel: Three killed, four injured in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv
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Israel: Three killed, four injured in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

Israeli-Palestinian tensions have soared recently, with the attacks in Israel, military operations in the occupied West Bank and violence at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque

Israel tightens grip on West Bank with planned restrictions
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Israel tightens grip on West Bank with planned restrictions

Under the new rules, most foreign spouses would only be able to enter the West Bank on visitor permits valid for three to six months

Palestinians warn against plans to 'dismantle' UNRWA, their UN agency
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Palestinians warn against plans to 'dismantle' UNRWA, their UN agency

Established in 1949, a year after Israel was created, UNRWA is the only major UN body dedicated exclusively to one conflict and one people, and holds a symbolic role

Palestinian assailants shoot and kill Israeli security guard in West Bank, could further tensions
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Palestinian assailants shoot and kill Israeli security guard in West Bank, could further tensions

In a separate incident, Israeli troops shot and killed a 27-year-old Palestinian man during clashes at Azoun village near the town of Qalqilya

Israeli police clash with Palestinians as they throw rocks at major Jerusalem holy site
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Israeli police clash with Palestinians as they throw rocks at major Jerusalem holy site

The police say Palestinians inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound began hurling stones and fireworks around dawn in the direction of a heavily guarded gate that leads to the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray

Statue from ancient human civilisation found in Gaza: What you need to know about it
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Statue from ancient human civilisation found in Gaza: What you need to know about it

The 4,500-year-old sculpture belongs to Canaanite deity Anat, the goddess of beauty, love and war

Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City after rock-throwing
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Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City after rock-throwing

The renewed violence at the site, which is sacred to Jews and Muslims, came despite Israel temporarily halting Jewish visits, which is seen by the Palestinians as a provocation

Israel Air Force and Palestine militants trade fire across Gaza as clashes intensify at Jerusalem
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Israel Air Force and Palestine militants trade fire across Gaza as clashes intensify at Jerusalem

Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward Israel from the Gaza Strip late Wednesday and early Thursday, and Israeli aircraft hit militant targets in the seaside, Hamas-ruled enclave

Palestinians in Jenin evoke painful past as violence flares
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Palestinians in Jenin evoke painful past as violence flares

Palestinian assailants have killed 14 Israelis in a series of attacks in recent weeks and clashes at a major Jerusalem holy site on 15 April have raised tensions further

A week after deadly Tel Aviv attack, two Palestinians killed in West Bank raid
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A week after deadly Tel Aviv attack, two Palestinians killed in West Bank raid

The Israeli army said that on its sixth straight day of 'counterterrorism activities' it came under attack from a violent crowd in Kafr Dan, a village northwest of Jenin

Israel 'on offensive' after Tel Aviv attacks, launches West Bank raids
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Israel 'on offensive' after Tel Aviv attacks, launches West Bank raids

Following Thursday's attack, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has given security agencies ‘full freedom’ to end the deadly violence, warning that ‘there are not and will not be limits for this war’

Palestinians vandalise West Bank shrine as tensions with Israelis escalate
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Palestinians vandalise West Bank shrine as tensions with Israelis escalate

Images on social media showed parts of the tomb inside the shrine smashed and charred

Israel PM Naftali Bennett gives security agencies 'full freedom' to curb surge in violence after deadly Tel Aviv attack
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Israel PM Naftali Bennett gives security agencies 'full freedom' to curb surge in violence after deadly Tel Aviv attack

Israeli police said they shot dead a Palestinian gunman who had opened fire on a street of crowded bars and restaurants, killing three people and wounding more than a dozen others

Israeli security forces kill Palestinian man who opened fire in a bar in Tel Aviv, killing two
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Israeli security forces kill Palestinian man who opened fire in a bar in Tel Aviv, killing two

Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett announced that a major crossing in the northern West Bank would be closed indefinitely but it appeared Israel was proceeding with plans to allow Palestinian women, children and older men to enter Jerusalem for prayers

Israel: Gunman kills five people in latest attack, Naftali Bennett vows to fight terror with ‘iron fist’
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Israel: Gunman kills five people in latest attack, Naftali Bennett vows to fight terror with ‘iron fist’

The shooter, identified as 26-year-old Diaa Hamarshehaa from Ya'bad in Palestine, was killed by the police after he methodically gunned down victims in the third such attack in Israel over the last seven days

Israeli and Palestinian public figures propose two-state confederation for way forward
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Israeli and Palestinian public figures propose two-state confederation for way forward

This proposal could help shape the debate over the conflict and will be presented to a senior US official and the UN secretary general this week