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Jerusalem council axes new building permits after Netanyahu intervention

Plans for hundreds of new homes for Jews in mainly Arab East Jerusalem have been dropped by the city council on the personal request of the Israeli prime minister.

Plans for hundreds of new homes for Jews in mainly Arab East Jerusalem have been dropped by the city council on the personal request of the Israeli prime minister.

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Israel to re-assess UN ties after settlement vote

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil

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US abstention allows Israeli defeat

The US has taken the strongest action in years against long standing ally Israel.

The US has taken the strongest action in years against long standing ally Israel.

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Israeli settlers vow to fight Christmas Day eviction

Dozens of Jewish settlers and their supporters have vowed to resist the imminent eviction of an illegal outpost in the West Bank, after recently rejecting a government relocation deal to move to a nea

Dozens of Jewish settlers and their supporters have vowed to resist the imminent eviction of an illegal outpost in the West Bank, after recently rejecting a government relocation deal to move to a nea

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Israel backs draft bill to legalise settlements

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

Israel’s parliament has approved a draft bill to legalise thousands of Jewish settlements on privately-owned Palestinian land in the West Bank.

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Palestinian gunman kills two in Jerusalem

A Palestinian gunman who fired from a car has killed a pedestrian and a police officer in Jerusalem, Israeli police said.

A Palestinian gunman who fired from a car has killed a pedestrian and a police officer in Jerusalem, Israeli police said.

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Fourth death in spate of attacks on Israelis

Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian who they say stabbed and wounded a soldier in the West Bank. There has been no immediate comment from Palestinian officials about Saturday's attack.

Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian who they say stabbed and wounded a soldier in the West Bank. There has been no immediate comment from Palestinian officials about Saturday's attack.

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Reinventing education: when unusual methods make the only sense

Teaching's one-size-fits-all approach is inadapted for many, especially pupils in critical situations or failing. This edition of Learning World looks at some remarkable teachers and their remarkable

Teaching's one-size-fits-all approach is inadapted for many, especially pupils in critical situations or failing. This edition of Learning World looks at some remarkable teachers and their remarkable

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Israeli authorities discuss a halt on returning attackers' bodies

Israeli authorities are discussing whether or not to continue handing back the bodies of people killed while carrying out attacks on soldiers

Israeli authorities are discussing whether or not to continue handing back the bodies of people killed while carrying out attacks on soldiers

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Palestinian boy meets his heroes

A five-year-old Palestinian boy who survived a firebomb that killed both his parents has met his football heroes players Cristiano Ronald, Marcello

A five-year-old Palestinian boy who survived a firebomb that killed both his parents has met his football heroes players Cristiano Ronald, Marcello

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Two Palestinians shot dead after attacking Israeli in West Bank

Israeli soldiers have shot dead two Palestinian teens after they allegedly attacked an Israeli settler at his home in the occupied West Bank

Israeli soldiers have shot dead two Palestinian teens after they allegedly attacked an Israeli settler at his home in the occupied West Bank

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West Bank crowds mourn 14 killed in recent violence

Thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron mourned the death of 14 people who were killed in recent attacks and clashes. The bodies

Thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron mourned the death of 14 people who were killed in recent attacks and clashes. The bodies

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Bethlehem Christmas festivities 'subdued' amid ongoing violence

Christmas Day in the West Bank town of Bethlehem saw hundreds of Christians and tourists from around the world gather to celebrate mass at the

Christmas Day in the West Bank town of Bethlehem saw hundreds of Christians and tourists from around the world gather to celebrate mass at the

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Palestinians and Israeli soldiers clash in Ramallah

Palestinian youths armed with stones and Molotov cocktails clash with Israeli soldiers who fired tear gas, stun grenades, rubber and live bullets in

Palestinian youths armed with stones and Molotov cocktails clash with Israeli soldiers who fired tear gas, stun grenades, rubber and live bullets in

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More deadly clashes in West Bank as Israel battles to quell unrest

The West Bank has suffered another day of violence with at least three Palestinians killed by Israeli security forces. In Hebron a 22-year-old man

The West Bank has suffered another day of violence with at least three Palestinians killed by Israeli security forces. In Hebron a 22-year-old man

Science_technology

Palestinian engineer develops affordable gas generator powered by waste

In Israel, a Palestinian engineer's startup is launching a new biogas generator. Although it is not a revolutionary process, and is already widely-used around the world, this machine is the simplest a

In Israel, a Palestinian engineer's startup is launching a new biogas generator. Although it is not a revolutionary process, and is already widely-used around the world, this machine is the simplest a

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Hebron: Israeli forces shut down second radio station in one month

Israeli forces say they have shut down a West Bank radio station amid allegations it was inciting Palestinians to attack Israelis. Employees at

Israeli forces say they have shut down a West Bank radio station amid allegations it was inciting Palestinians to attack Israelis. Employees at

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3G technology for Gaza and West Bank

Gaza and the West Bank are set to get 3G technology, after Israel and the Palestinian Authority signed an agreement to introduce the long-awaited

Gaza and the West Bank are set to get 3G technology, after Israel and the Palestinian Authority signed an agreement to introduce the long-awaited