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Israel says it will loan Palestinians money after highest-level talks in years

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem July 19, 2021. Gil Cohen-Magen/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoJERUSALEM, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Israel will lend the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority more than $150 million after the sides held their highest-level meeting in years, Israeli officials said on Monday, while playing down prospects of any…

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Palestinians arrest 24 demonstrators in occupied West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian police on Sunday said they arrested 24 people protesting the government’s response to the death of a prominent political activist while in the custody of Palestinian security forces.The demonstrators had planned to call for accountability in the death of Nizar Banat, an outspoken critic of the Palestinian Authority who…

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Palestinians: Israeli forces kill man in West Bank clashes

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Health Ministry says Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man Saturday evening during clashes in the occupied West Bank.Also Saturday evening, Israeli aircraft struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip in response to incendiary balloons Palestinians launched from the territory to Israeli farmland across the frontier, the military…

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Police, Palestinians clash as Israel begins demolition in Jerusalem’s Silwan

A Palestinian woman holds her mobile phone as she walks near Israeli security force members during clashes with Palestinians which erupted over Israel’s demolition of a shop in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Ammar AwadJERUSALEM, June 29 (Reuters) – Israel demolished a Palestinian shop in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood…

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Evictions of Palestinians at Jerusalem could spark additional conflict, Blinken warns

Secretary of State Tony Blinken warned Israeli leaders on his visit to Jerusalem this week that evictions of Palestinian families from East Jerusalem or further unrest on the Temple Mount could spark renewed “tension, conflict and war,” he told me in a phone interview.What he’s saying: Speaking on his flight back from the Middle East,…

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The War Palestinians Continues–Now in the Form of Mass Arrests

The Israeli police have declared yet another war against Palestinians—this time, against Palestinian citizens of Israel and those living in Jerusalem. And it requires global action. On Sunday night, the Israeli police announced the launch of a massive arrest campaign against Palestinians who took part in the latest uprising to resist Israel’s colonial project (the…

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Over 170 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli authorities in Jerusalem

At least 178 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem, Reuters reported late Friday. The big picture: The clashes come amid growing anger over the threatened eviction of Palestinians from their homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem. Tensions have also escalated in the occupied West Bank in…

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Young Palestinians express little faith in first elections they have understood By Reuters

5/5© Reuters. Palestinian students walk at a university in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip2/5By Zainah El-Haroun and Nidal al-MughrabiJERICHO/GAZA (Reuters) – Facing the first elections they have ever been able to vote in, young Palestinians are demanding reforms in the parliamentary and presidential polls later this year.Initially many were sceptical about whether the…