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Turkey shells Afrin as it awaits removal of Russian military observers

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Turkey bombs Syrian-Kurd enclave amid reports Moscow was cutting deal with Ankara to remove observers and allow invasion

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Mishaal: Our people do not give up, they insist on liberation

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Khaled Mishaal, former Head of Hamas’s Political Bureau, said that the Palestinian people cannot be defeated and that Palestinians adhere to their rights of liberation and return.

Source: Mishaal: Our people do not give up, they insist on liberation

Injuries by IOF gunfire in West Bank clashes

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Three Palestinian youths were injured on Friday after the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) quelled the anti-settlement weekly march of Kafr Qaddum in Qalqilya which demands opening the village’s road that has been closed for 15 years now.

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As Palestinians mourn their Nakba, the UK must acknowledge its responsibility | Ahmad Khalidi

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Next year is the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. It behooves the UK to face up to its role in the dispossession of the Palestinians

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A Palestinian view on the antisemitism row | Letters

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Letters: Balfour had more right to promise Wales to the Zionists than Palestine … Would the Welsh have simply accepted this and behaved as a model occupied people?

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Why won’t Israel treat imprisoned woman with severe burns?

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Israa Jaabis was sentenced to 11 years after a fire in her car Israel insists was a “terror attack.”

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’50 years of occupation is 50 years too many’

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As the Right celebrates 50 years of military rule over the Palestinians, the Left must not be afraid to create alliances between struggles and remind Israelis that ending the occupation is everyone’s task. By Eli Bitan The following is the full text of Local Call blogger and editor Eli Bitan’s speech in front of 10,000 left-wing protesters at Saturday’s anti-occupation rally: Today we count 47 days days until the Omer. Today, in the early hours of the morning, we finished counting 41 days since thousands of political prisoners went on hunger strike to protest their conditions. A strike that ended this morning. [tmwinpost] Forty-one days…

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