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Two Palestinian Prisoners Continue Their Hunger Strike for 49 Days

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Two Palestinian prisoners have been on hunger for 49 days to protest their administrative detention, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) said today.

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PressTV-Israeli settlers pelt Palestinians as troops watch: Video

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A recently released video footage shows Israeli settlers accompanied by soldiers hurling rocks at Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.

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Donald Trump’s peace conference will fail, Palestinians say

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‘Deal of the century’ will begin with economic workshop that does not address core disputes

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Annexation threat heightens woes of West Bank’s water-starved Palestinians

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Israeli control over water pipelines and other infrastructure erodes livelihoods and quality of life for Palestinians

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With tensions rising, are we heading toward conflict in the Gulf?

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Since the Trump administration refused to extend waivers for Iranian oil exports expiring on May 2nd, the U.S. and Iran have engaged in a cycle of escalating threats and actions. The U.S. has further ratcheted up its “maximum pressure” campaign by adding new sanctions, and in the last few days, the turmoil has deepened as the region absorbed reports of mysterious sabotage against tankers in Emirati ports, apparent Houthi drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities, and news that the Trump administration is contemplating substantial deployments of U.S. military personnel to the region.

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