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May 10, 2021


Israeli Court Delays Expulsion of Palestinian Families in East Jerusalem

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here JERUSALEM — The Israeli Supreme Court delayed on Sunday a decision on whether to expel six Palestinian families from their homes in East Jerusalem after the Attorney General requested more time, in part because of the tensions the......

Palestinian election: Leaders face reckoning as rare vote looms

Mr Abbas says there can be only “one authority, one law, one gun” – a rejection of separate militant factions. But Hamas holds onto its weapons, promoting itself to its followers as the effective “armed resistance” to Israeli occupation. Much of the global community conditions dealing with Hamas on it......

She Was a Star of New Palestinian Music. Then She Played Beside the Mosque.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here “People on the conservative side saw this as an example of the weakness and absence of the Palestinian Authority, and the impotence of the Palestinian condition,” said Sari Nusseibeh, a Palestinian intellectual and former head of Al-Quds University......

Abbas Announces Palestinian Elections After Years of Paralysis

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here JERUSALEM — Sixteen years after he was elected for what was meant to be a four-year term, President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority announced on Friday that presidential and parliamentary elections would be held in the spring......

The Palestinian Authority authorizes use of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Palestinian Authority has given emergency authorization to Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, Health Minister Mai al-Kaila announced on Monday. The Russian Direct Investment Fund, which financed Sputnik V, said that a first batch of doses was expected......

Samaa Abdulhadi: Activists call for release of ‘Palestinian techno queen’

Activists calling for Ms Abdulhadi’s release started an online petition that was signed by tens of thousands of people. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here GoCoin – Latest Cryptocurrency News and Trading...

How Trump can expose biggest lie in Middle East: Palestinian ‘refugee’ myth

Jonathan Schanzer, Richard Goldberg The Trump administration may be on its way out, but it can still ­advance American interests between now and January. This is particularly true in the Middle East, where White House policies have arguably been the most effective. With minimal effort, Trump can address the undying......

Palestinian rocket fire draws Israeli air strikes in Gaza

GAZA (Reuters) – Palestinian militants fired a rocket into Israel, drawing Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military said on Sunday. There were no casualties reported on either side of the border. Israeli police said the Gaza rocket fired on Saturday night damaged a factory in the......

Saeb Erekat, Longtime Palestinian Chief Negotiator, Dies at 65

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here JERUSALEM — Saeb Erekat, a senior Palestinian official and negotiator who passionately advocated the establishment of an independent Palestinian state as a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, died at an Israeli hospital on Tuesday. He was 65. His......

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