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    Modi in Ramallah today, to discuss peace process

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his three-nation West Asia tour on Friday with a stopover in the Jordanian capital, Amman, where he met King Abdullah II.

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    Defying US, Abbas seeks greater role for Russia in peace talks

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas wants Russia to have a greater role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, as "the U.S. can no longer play a leading role," he said in an interview .

    West Asia
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    Modi set for 'historic' visit to Palestine

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ramallah on Saturday, becoming the first top level Indian leader to visit Palestine, as his government steps up its outreach to the Arab world.

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    'Israel Using Tourism to Legitimize Illegal Settlements'

    According to a leaked EU report obtained by the Guardian, Israel is developing archaeological and tourism sites to legitimize illegal settlements in the Palestinian neighborhoods of Beit-ul-Moqaddas.

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    More countries speed up funding for Palestinians after US cuts

    The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees said that Russia, Kuwait and nine European countries have agreed to speed up their contributions to help fill a shortfall left by the Trump

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    Hamas leader Ismail Haniya added to US 'terror list'

    The US State Department issued a press release on Wednesday saying that Haniya "has close links with Hamas' military wing" and "has been a proponent of armed struggle, including against civilians". 

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    India's Modi to make 'historic visit' to occupied Palestinian territories

    India's Prime Minister Narenda Modi will make a historic visit to the West Bank next month in the first ever trip by an Indian premier to the Israeli-occupied territory.

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    Israel gets flak over human rights record in Geneva

    The exchange came during a major review of Israel’s human rights record by more than 100 country delegates, including the 47-strong United Nations Human Rights Council who spearhead the session.

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    EU to support Jerusalem peace negotiations, Mogherini says

    Speaking to reporters ahead of a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Federica Mogherini said Jerusalem has to be capital of the two states of Israel and Palestine.

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    Trump’s al-Quds decision threatens global peace: OIC lawmakers

    Muslim parliamentarians have condemned US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital as a threat to the global peace and a violation of the Palestinian nation’s rights.

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    Iran Leader Blasts Muslim 'Conspiracy of Silence'

    Ayatollah Khamenei said “do not let them ignore you and the major issues of the Muslim world through conspiracy of silence.” Palestine is an important issue of the Muslim world that is largely ignored.

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    Is Saudi Arabia Israel's protector?

    Saudi Arabia has long been accused of ignoring Palestine, and even working with Israel, to the detriment of the Palestinian struggle. A look at Saudi Arabia's history shows that this accusation is not without merit.

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    Palestinian leaders reconsider recognition of Israel

    The Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council, the second-highest Palestinian decision-making body, has recommended to revoke recognition of Israel until the latter recognises.

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    Trump's peace efforts the 'slap of the century': Abbas

    Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas denounced US President Donald Trump's peace efforts as the "slap of the century", at a key meeting on Sunday on the White House's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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    Protesters burn Netanyahu effigy in New Delhi ahead of ‘historic’ visit

    Protesters in the Indian capital denounced Benjamin Netanyahu’s “historic” arrival in India – the first by an Israeli leader in 15 years. People burned an effigy with the PM’s picture, urging him to go back home.

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    ISIS declares war on Hamas after Trump's Jerusalem move

    The Egyptian branch of ISIS has declared war on Palestinian terrorist group Hamas for failing to stop Donald Trump declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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    Tapes Hint At Arab Leaders’ Acceptance Of Trumps Jerusalem Decision

    As President Trump moved last month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, an Egyptian intelligence officer quietly placed phone calls to the hosts of several influential talk shows in Egypt.

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    Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinians

    US President Donald Trump has threatened to withhold future aid payments to the Palestinian Authority (PA), saying the body is no longer willing to engage in peace talks with Israel.  

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    My Daughter, These Are Tears of Struggle

    This night too, like all the nights since dozens of soldiers raided our home in the middle of the night, my wife Nariman, my 16-year-old daughter Ahed and Ahed’s cousin Nur will spend behind bars.

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    India fumes over Palestine's Pak envoy's picture with Hafiz Saeed

    India reacted sharply on Friday after the picture of Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan attending a rally organised by JuD chief Hafiz Saeed surfaced on the social media platforms.

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    Israeli jets, tanks launch fresh attacks against Gaza

    Israeli military aircraft and battle tanks have carried out a series of attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip amid rising tensions in the occupied territories over US President Donald Trump's decision to.

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    'Israel in touch with '10 countries' over embassy moves'

    Israel is in touch with "at least ten countries" over the possible transfer of their embassies to Jerusalem after the United States recognised the city as Israel's capital, a deputy minister said on Monday.

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    Pope espouses two-state solution for Middle East

    Pope Francis in his traditional Christmas address on Monday called for peace in Jerusalem and highlighted the plight of children scarred by conflict, having earlier urged the world’s.

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    Arab states that defied Trump at UN attempt damage control

    A number of Arab countries that voted for a resolution calling on the United States to reverse a decision on Palestine at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) have attempted to downplay.

    West Asia

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