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MK Anat Berko was called an “idiot” by a fellow lawmaker after making the bizarre statement. (AFP/File)
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MK Anat Berko was called an “idiot” by a fellow lawmaker after making the bizarre statement.
The TRI/O Tech venture is backed by the MIT Enterprise Forum and Tsofen, an Arab-Jewish organization promoting the integration of Arab Israelis in the high-tech industry.
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The US-funded school in Kafr Qasim will be supported with MIT and initally take 20 students, with plans to expand to Beersheva and Jerusalem.

February 10, 2016

The mother of Omar Maddi, 16, is comforted by a relative as she mourns the death of her son in the al-Mizan hospital in Hebron on February 10, 2016 after he was killed by Israeli security forces in Al-Arroub refugee camp. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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Tear gas, rubber bullets, and live fire were all used during clashes in al-Arrub refugee camp.
Rosin said having the committee draft a bill suggested by the prime minister turns the panel into a puppet show, using the rules of democracy to harm anyone who doesn't agree with the government. (AFP/Eric Feferberg)
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A bill proposed to allow 90 MKs to vote out a colleague in Israel turned into row that accomplished nothing.
Jennifer Lopez faces Twitter backlash over plans to perform in Israel. (Twitter)
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Jennifer Lopez faces Twitter backlash over plans to perform in Israel.
Palestinians say that UNRWA's aid cuts will "condemn them to death."  (AFP/File)
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A small group of Palestinians blocked the entrance to the UNRWA offices in Beirut protesting what they say is a death sentence in aid cuts.
PM Netanyahu and EU foreign policy chief Mogherini during their meeting in Jerusalem, May 20, 2015. (AFP/Dan Balilty)
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Quiet diplomatic efforts are underway to restore relations after the fallout stemming from the EU decision to label goods made in West Bank settlements.
Israeli soldiers outside Nahhalin in 2015. (Twitter)
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Nahhalin is sealed off, and food suppliers and humanitarian cases cannot enter or exit the village.
Mohammed Assaf and Lina Qishawi aren't engaged anymore. (Arab48.com)
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Mohammed Assaf and Lina Qishawi aren't engaged anymore.

February 9, 2016

Israeli Arab member of parliament, Hanin Zoabi, is one of three Palestinian lawmakers suspended. (AFP/File)
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Palestinian lawmakers vow to appeal their suspension as punishment for visiting victims' families.
They were punished for having visited the families of Palestinian attackers. (AFP/File)
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They were punished for having visited the families of Palestinian attackers.
Detectives found 600 marijuana plants in a nursery near Nablus.  (AFP/ Raul Arboleda)
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Palestinian Authority find a nursery full of marijuana plants in Nablus.
Israeli border guards keep position during clashes with Palestinian youths following a protest over the rights of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, on February 05, 2016. (AFP/Musa al Shaer)
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The two girls were detained in separate incidents, one in Jerusalem and the other near the West Bank City of Hebron.
The Victoria's Secret model, who is dating former One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik, left nothing to the imagination. (Instagram)
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The Victoria's Secret model, who is dating former One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik, left nothing to the imagination.
The personal information of everything from contractors to special agents was released. (File photo)
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Hacktivists announced via a pro-Palestinian Twitter account that it had dumped personal data for 10,000 Homeland Security staff and threatened the FBI was next.

February 8, 2016

Sources told Ma’an the man, identified only by his initials “M.M”, was a 24-year-old Palestinian from the village of Khirbet al-Aadas. (AFP/File)
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The death comes along a string of tunnel collapses and flooding along the Strip.
This file photo shows a Palestinian man arrested by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
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Israeli forces carried out overnight raids in Tulkarem on Monday, detaining at least 18 Palestinians.
Demonstrators in front of the Gaza ICRC. (Twitter)
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The ICRC in Gaza closed on Sunday after Palestinian activists demonstrating outside turned violent.
 Israeli security forces advancing on the village of Qabatiya, near the West Bank town of Jenin on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
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The move follows deadly clashes in the West Bank village last week.
Both the EU and UN have opposed the destruction of Palestinian homes. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
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On Saturday, in opposition to Israel's settlement policies, the EU called on Israel to halt the demolition of Palestinian homes.

February 7, 2016

Israeli soldier poses in Gaza tunnel. (vk.com)
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According to Israeli minister, Egyptian authorities flooded the tunnels between Gaza and Egypt at the request of the Tel Aviv regime. The two countries launched a campaign to destroy the tunnels and security cooperation is reportedly "at its best".
Supporters of hunger striking Palestinian prisoner Mohammed al-Qiq hold portraits as they demonstrate in solidarity with him on February 7, 2016, outside the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani, File)
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Muhammad al-Qiq instead demanded an immediate release.
Hamas and Fatah officials discuss reconciliation in Gaza, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
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Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
Jewish men pray at the Western Wall, the most holy site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
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Israel is planning to build a new "prayer plaza" at Jerusalem's Western Wall. Jordan has condemned the plan, saying that it would violate the site’s Islamic heritage.
A member of the Israeli security forces aims fire during clashes with Palestinian protestors in the village of Qabatiya, near the West Bank town of Jenin, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
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The suspect has been identified as Sudanese national Kamil Hassan. Hassan allegedly stabbed an Israeli soldier at a bus station.
Police say they suspect the arsonists were from the nearby Palestinian town of Halhul. (AFP/File)
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Arson suspect in the Burning of a tent that was used as a synagogue dedicated to three Israeli teens.
Gigi Hadid looks drop dead gorgeous in LOVE's fashion shoot. (Instagram)
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Gigi Hadid looks drop dead gorgeous in LOVE's fashion shoot.

February 6, 2016

Mourners carry the body of Palestinian Haitham al-Baw, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers, during his funeral in the village of Halhoul north of the West Bank city of Hebron, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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Nearly 170 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces or settlers since October.
A Palestinian is arrested by Israeli forces on June 21,2014 in the occupied West Bank village of Beit Ola, near the town of Hebron. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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The human rights watchdog called for the release of 17 year old teen held by Israel without charge or trial. The teen is one of two minors currently in administrative detention.

February 5, 2016

Israeli security forces stand next to a stretcher carrying the body of Haitham al-Bau as they hand over the body to members of the Palestinian Red Crescent on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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Fourteen-year-old Haitham Ismail al-Baw was shot and killed by Israeli forces after allegedly throwing a petrol bomb.
A member of the Israeli border police aims during clashes with Palestinian protestors in the  town of Qabatiya, near Jenin  on February 4, 2016 (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
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The Jenin-district village of Qabatiya has been sealed by Israeli forces since late Wednesday.
Mohammed al-Qiq, an imprisoned Palestinian journalist who has been on hunger strike for 72 days, says he has rejected Israel's decision to temporarily suspend his administrative detention. (AFP/File)
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An Israeli court ruled to temporarily suspend his detention without trial, saying his sentence would continue once his health improved.
The opening of the Palestinian embassy in Brazil is a first for the Western Hemisphere. (AFP/Martin Bernetti)
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Palestine opens its first embassy in Western Hemisphere.

February 4, 2016

Defense of Children International Palestine has documented a massive increase in the detention of Palestinian minors. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
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Parents who reported girl missing told by Israeli authorities she was in Israeli custody.
Palestine football team
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Belgium maintained first place and Hungary rose to a best ever 19th in the latest football world rankings issued Thursday by the ruling body FIFA, with most changes coming in the lower regions.
Mohammed Abu Khdeir was only 16 years old when he was burned alive. (AFP/File)
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Two Israelis given maximum sentences for burning Mohammed Abu Khdeir alive
Internet sensation Noel Kharman returns with a new mashup following her Adele 'Hello' cover success. (Facebook)
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Internet sensation Noel Kharman returns with a new mashup following her Adele 'Hello' cover success.
Palestinian youths clash with Israeli security forces in Qabatiya, a town near Jenin in the north of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on February 4, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
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Several children were among those detained by Israeli forces in a raid on Qalandiya refugee camp.
Palestinian women react after a scuffle with Israeli border police following an attack by three Palestinian assailants at Damascus Gate, a main entrance to Jerusalem's Old City on February 3, 2016. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
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In addition to the injured, another ten Palestinians were detained in the West Bank district of Jenin's Qabatiya village.
"God knows" was Mordechai's response when asked if Israel was behind a string of recent collapses. (AFP/File)
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In an interview with Palestinian Ma’an news agency, Israel's Major General Yoav Mordechai refused to comment on whether Israel was responsible for recent tunnel collapses in Gaza.

February 3, 2016

Ave Maria is a movie by Basil Khalil. (Huffington Post)
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Ave Maria, which is listed in the Live-Action Short Films section of the 2016 Oscars, will be the first film in Arab cinema to run for an Oscar in this category
The 20-year-old has had some famous exes in the past and now we know why. (Instagram)
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Gigi Hadid says it's easier to date someone in the industry, just like her.
Israeli police officers and emergency personnel inspect the bodies  reported Palestinian assailants killed following an attack at Damascus Gate on February 3, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
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The Israeli officers have been transported to a hospital in critical condition.
Israeli police patrol in front of the Damascus Gate. (AFP/File)
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Two pipe bombs were discovered by the Damascus Gate.
Collapsed Gazan tunnel have cause multiple deaths this year. (AFP/File)
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Heavy rain caused another Gaza tunnel to collapse with people still inside.
Palestinian children living in the rubble of the occupation.  (AFP/File)
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Citing difficulties and frustrations, UN human rights investigator Makarim Wibisono resigns from his Israeli post.
Israel demolished dozens of Palestinian homes, water cisterns and farm buildings built with European funds. (AFP/File)
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More families left homeless as Israel continues demolitions in West Bank.

February 2, 2016

Israeli Supreme Court to rule on fate of hunger striking journalist on Thursday. (AFP/File)
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The journalist, Mohammed Al-Qiq, has been on hunger strike for 70 days in protest of his administrative detention in Israeli jail without charge or trial.
Palestinians face home demolitions in both Israel and the West Bank. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
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Israeli forces demolished two Palestinian homes, claiming they were built without the appropriate permits. Both were built by families of seven and eight, who planned to move in on Tuesday.
Directed by Mai Masri, the Palestinian film 3000 Nights will close the European Film Festival, which runs in Beirut until 6 February. (File photo)
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Directed by Mai Masri, the Palestinian film 3000 Nights will close the European Film Festival, which runs in Beirut until 6 February.
A young boy inspects the damage in a house demolished by Israeli troops in Qalandia on November 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
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After killing Ahmad Sukkari, father of four, the Israeli government has instructed the demolition of the deceased's family home.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. (AFP/File)
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Ban Ki-moon urged Israeli authorities to stop "lashing out at every well-intentioned critic."

February 1, 2016

Soldiers walk through Ramallah. (AFP/File)
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Israel will only let people with Ramallah IDs enter, and no one can leave the city.
The body of a Palestinian man shot during an attempted stabbing is covered by Israeli forces. (AFP)
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Palestinian shot after penetrating security fence, threatening soldiers with knife.

January 31, 2016

People take part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration on October 10, 2015, in Paris, calling for a boycott of Israel and for the recognition of the State of Palestine. (AFP/File)
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France has given Israel an ultimatum that should peace efforts collapse, the country would recognize a Palestinian state.
A young Palestinian boy looks out over the rubble that used to be his home. (AFP/Said Khatib)
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Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to crack down on Palestinian attacks by destroying their homes.
The 23-year-old star has released the first song from his debut solo album Mind of Mine. (YouTube)
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See Zayn Malik in EXPLICIT first solo single Pillowtalk - it's all about SEX.
Israeli security forces gather around the body of a Palestinian man who was shot dead following a reported shooting attack on Israelis at a checkpoint on January 31, 2016. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
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A gunman opened fire at the Focus checkpoint in the West Bank.
An Israeli teen is carried away by medical personnel after being stabbed by another Palestinian teen. (AFP/File)
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A Palestinian teen accused of stabbing an Israeli teen surrenders to police in Jerusalem
Israeli soldiers check a Palestinian woman's ID in the Old City of Hebron, in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
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Israeli forces raided multiple towns in the West Bank overnight.

January 30, 2016

French Foreign Affairs minister Laurent Fabius waves as he arrives before a meeting with the Iranian president at the Elysee Palace in Paris on January 28, 2016. (AFP/Bertrand Guay)
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has proposed that France would recognize Palestinian statehood if the conflict is not resolved through an upcoming diplomatic conference.
Palestinian women supporting the militant Hamas movement shout slogans during an anti-Israel rally in Gaza City, on December 6, 2015. (AFP/Said Khatib)
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One Palestinian suffered serious injuries after being shot in the head, a spokesman said.

January 29, 2016

Al Quds University campus in Abu Dis. (Wikimedia/imadM)
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Soldiers raided Abu Dis' al-Quds University's Islamic studies department, as well as its student union offices.
Al Aqsa mosque has often been a site for renewed tension and violence with settler provocation and denying access to Palestinian worshippers. (AFP/File)
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Tensions at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound played a major role in prompting the wave of unrest that swept the occupied Palestinian territory at the beginning of October last year.
Israeli settlers wielding automatic rifles stand guard near an illegal Israeli settlement. (AFP/File)
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Human Rights Watch accused Israel of not sufficiently punishing settlers who commit violence against Palestinians.
Palestinians take part in a demonstration to demand the release of Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq (portrait) from Israeli jails. (AFP/File)
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The ICRC pointed to the urgency of the Mohammed al Qiq's health condition and urged Israeli authorities to swiftly find a solution.
Palestinian Bedouins sit on a blanket near the former site of a village. (AFP/File)
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Israeli forces initially destroyed the mosque on Jan. 6, but residents rebuilt the structure.

January 28, 2016

Qasem Al Najar with Mohammed Assaf. (Alwatanvoice.com)
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A touching letter from Qasem Al Najar to Mohammed Assaf.
Palestinian members of al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, take part in a military parade marking the 27th anniversary of Hamas founding, in Gaza City, on Dec. 14, 2014. (Twitter)
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The seven deceased were members of the Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Palestinian political party Hamas.
Israeli occupation forces demolish Bedouin homes. (Twitter)
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Israeli forces plan to expel and displace Bedouin residents in order to move forward with illegal settlement plan.