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UK's move to ban Hamas Palestinian groups denounce UK’s decision to ban Hamas as attempt to “criminalize resistance”

Last week, UK home secretary Priti Patel announced the government’s decision to ban Hamas in totality, claiming that it can no longer differentiate between the group’s military and political wings

Administrative detention of Miqdad al-Qawasmeh, who is on hunger strike, reactivated

Miqdad al-Qawasmeh has been on hunger strike for 106 days. According to his family, he is experiencing symptoms such as memory loss, body pain and liver issues

Israeli forces kill Palestinians Israeli forces kill 5 Palestinians in occupied territories days after Mahmoud Abbas calls for peace talks

Two people were killed in Jenin in the West Bank and three others in the Beit Anan village in Jerusalem when Israeli forces stormed Palestinian villages early in the morning

Banat's killing Palestine Palestinians mark 40 days since the killing of activist Nizar Banat

The well-known Palestinian political and social activist died under suspicious circumstances on June 24 after the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) security forces conducted a violent night raid at his home in Hebron in the occupied West Bank

PPP exits PA govt Palestinian Peoples Party withdraws from Palestinian Authority government

The leftist party also expelled PA labor minister Nasri Abu Jaish from its membership after he refused to resign from the government despite the party’s decision 

Campaign calls for early release of Khalida Jarrar following death of her daughter

Human rights organizations have launched a global campaign asking Israel to release Khalida Jarrar from prison following the death of her daughter Suha

Israeli govt formation Israel’s new government: More of the same old ahead

Israel might see the end of the Benjamin Netyanyahu era tomorrow. However, it is doubtful whether the new government of change will actually be any different despite the protestations of the protagonists

Palestinian prisoner Rushdi Abu Mokh is released after 35 years in Israeli custody

Rushdi Abu Mokh was arrested in 1986 and charged along with three others with the murder of an Israeli soldier and membership of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

International Criminal Court announces investigation into war crimes in Palestine

The announcement comes a month after the ICC ruling which declared that it had jurisdiction to conduct an investigation into suspected war crimes in Palestine

Sahrawis condemn US recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara

In return of US recognition of its rights over Western Sahara, Morocco has agreed to “normalize” its relations with Israel. The United Nations and the majority of the world does not recognize Moroccan claims of sovereignty over the territory.   

Israel’s man in Washington

The Donald Trump administration has used all possible means to help Israel secure greater acceptability in international politics and intensify its oppression of the Palestinian people

Hamas and Fatah begin reconciliation talks in Turkey

The meeting is a follow-up of an earlier meeting in which their general secretaries took part earlier this month. The factions have agreed to adhere to a principle of peaceful transfer of power on the basis of fresh elections

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