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Israel shoots dead two Palestinians in protests over Jerusalem

Related Articles JERUSALEM: Two Palestinians were shot dead and 60 suffered bullet wounds on Friday when Israeli troops opened fire on protesters demonstrating against the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.Thousands of Palestinian protesters confronted Israeli security forces along ...

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Contrasting realities in Libya for French minister’s visit

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI: A hundred meters from the office of Libyan Prime Minister Fayaz Al-Seraj in Tripoli, guards at a detention center for migrants had a message for a visiting French delegation: No minister, no journalists, nobody is allowed in.French Foreign Minister ...

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A year of Palestinian resistance

AMMAN: The year 2017 can best be described by Palestinians as one of protest and rejection of Israeli occupation, especially in Jerusalem. Protests included prisoners going on hunger strike, diplomats succeeding in listing Hebron’s Old City as a UNESCO world ...

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2017 brings cautious optimism to Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY: 2017 has been a momentous year for the 2 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip — an area of only 365 sq. km. They have witnessed a series of major political and social developments — in particular ...

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