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IDF's spokesman received social media backlash after promoting Amr Diab's new album on Twitter. (F
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IDF's Arabic-language spokesman receives a social media backlash after promoting Amr Diab's new album on Twitter. Avichay Adraee, the Israeli army’s Arabic-language spokesperson
Wilson said that 'I’ve never had a one-on-one confrontation with one of those artists who boycotts Israel, but I would like to.' (Starsdie.com)
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The founder of British prog rock greats Porcupine Tree and friend to Aviv Geffen and Ninet muses on his solo career, his 'second home' Tel Aviv and the death of rock.
The Palestinian music producer took cofounder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, as his date. (AFP)
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The Palestinian music producer took cofounder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, as his date.
Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid matched perfectly as they made their first red carpet appearance as a couple at the 2016 Met Gala. (AFP)
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Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid matched perfectly as they made their first red carpet appearance as a couple at the 2016 Met Gala.
A file photo of a Palestinian youth throwing stones. (AFP/File)
08:27 GMT
Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri said in a statement that unknown assailants opened fire at the house of a 50-year-old Palestinian in the Bedouin village of Tuba-Zangariyye in northern Israel, among other incidents.

May 2, 2016

Ofir Gendelman, Netanyahu's spokesman for Arab media. (photo: Youtube/ Lewis Evans)
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Ofir Gendelman, who is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "Spokesman for Arab media," posted a snarky tweet on Sunday calling attention to the fact that a Gaza supermarket has Israeli goods for sale.
More electricity lines were cut as the power supply crisis worsened in Gaza. (AFP/File)
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The company's Public Information Officer Tariq Labad told Ma'an that Egypt promised to fix the problem as soon as possible.
A Palestinian farmer works in his fields in the Gaza Strip village of Khuzaa. (AFP/File)
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Witnesses told Ma'an that four armored military bulldozers and three digging machines escorted by Israeli military vehicles stormed the Gaza Strip buffer zone east of Rafah.
Gigi Hadid is reportedly planning to take a career break to be with Zayn Malik in the UK. (Instagram)
08:35 GMT
Gigi Hadid is reportedly planning to take a career break to be with Zayn Malik in the UK.
A file photo of Sinai Province militants in northern Egypt. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Hamas, Israel, and Egypt are teaming up to fight a common enemy - the Daesh-linked Sinai Province.
Gigi Hadid turned 21 on April 23 (AFP/David Becker).
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The Pali model's making sure that her 21st birthday will be unforgettable, with a red-carpet party in her honor at Intrigue Nightclub in Las Vegas.
Eurovision left to face the music after banning Palestine flag from the song contest. (Facebook)
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Eurovision left to face the music after banning Palestine flag from the song contest.

May 1, 2016

Muhammed Qireia looks forward to success, in spite of Gaza's war and deprivation (Facebook / Khaberni)
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Muhammed Qireia looks forward to success, in spite of Gaza's war and deprivation.
An Israeli soldier stands guard at Qalandiya checkpoint, where the two Palestinian siblings, Maram Abu Ismayil, 23, and Ibrahim Salah Tahah, 16, were shot dead Wednesday. (photo: Thomas Coex/AFP)
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The official account by the Israeli police of the fatal shooting of a Palestinian brother and sister on Wednesday is provoking questions.
Gigi Hadid enjoys a trip to Disneyland with her future mother-in-law? (Instagram)
10:03 GMT
Gigi Hadid enjoys a trip to Disneyland with her future mother-in-law?

April 30, 2016

Yolanda Hadid tells Rebecca Romijn: 'They've accomplished more at half your age in the fashion industry"  (Twitter)
19:00 GMT
Mother bear instincts kick in as Gigi Hadid's mother slams Rebecca Romijn for suggesting that Gigi and Kendall were not true supermodels!
There are currently 700 Palestinians being held in administrative detention in Israeli prisons, detention without charge or trial. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh has been on hunger strike for 58 days to protest his administrative detention and solitary confinement.

April 29, 2016

A general view shows Israeli security forces standing guard on the rooftop next to the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on April 25, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
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Al-Aqsa has been the scene of daily scuffles during the weeklong Passover holiday.

April 28, 2016

A Hamas rally in the Gaza Strip on Thursday. (image: Twitter/KhaledAbuToameh)
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Hamas held a rally today in Gaza where it encouraged more bombings of civilian buses in Israel.
The closed gates of the Kerem Shalom crossing. (AFP/Said Khatib)
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Israeli authorities have shut down the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday.
Gigi and Kendall have 72.1 million Instagram followers between them. (AFP/File)
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Did the former Victoria's Secret model and actress Rebecca Romijn throw shade at Gigi and Kendall?
Jews at prayer in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus. (AFP/File)
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Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that hundreds of Israeli settlers arrived in over 15 buses to Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus around midnight.
A Hamas rally in Al Quds University (Facebook)
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Ofir Gendelman tweeted images of military-style parades.
Women protest at Al Aqsa mosque. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that a group of over a hundred right-wing Israelis entered the mosque compound via Dung Gate, four of whom performed religious rituals in violation of longstanding agreements regarding worship at the site.

April 27, 2016

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures at his watch. (AFP/File photo)
12:23 GMT
Just two weeks before Abbas made that statement in which he referred to some illusory "popular resistance" under his command, a poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah revealed that a majority of Palestinians, 65% of respondents, want him to resign.
A Palestinian woman reportedly tried to stab Israeli officers stationed at Qalandiya checkpoint before being shot dead. (AFP/File)
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Israeli forces reportedly fired more than 15 rounds into the woman's body and prevented paramedics from accessing the woman and child for medical treatment.
An area of green farmland in the Galilee. (AFP/File)
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A shooting late Tuesday night killed two and wounded three people.

April 26, 2016

A Palestinian man runs away from tear gas canisters fired by Israeli soldiers during a protest outside Ofer Prison near Ramallah. (image: Hunter Stuart/Al Bawaba)
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Omar Nazzal, 53, an independent reporter from Ramallah, was arrested Saturday while crossing the border to Jordan.
Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC midfielder Eran Zahavi gives a press conference at Olympiyski Stadium in Kiev on December 8, 2015, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match Maccabi Tel-Aviv vs Dynamo Kiev.
SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP
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Joint List MK Ahmad Tibi entered the fray and condemned a Maccabi Tel Aviv player who made a provocative statement questioning Arab spectators’ loyalty to the state.
The Real Madrid Foundation logo
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The Real Madrid Foundation and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UNRWA, are continuing their project, ‘Social Sports Schools in the occupied Palestinian territory (Gaza and West Bank)’.
Israeli security forces patrol Al Aqsa mosque compound. (AFP/File)
14:28 GMT
Witnesses told Ma'an that nearly 130 Jewish Israelis raided the Aqsa compound under armed guard via the Moroccan gate in occupied East Jerusalem's Old City.
Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris and Gigi Hadid's boyfriend Zayn Malik shower her with gifts for her birthday. (Instagram)
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Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris and Gigi Hadid's boyfriend Zayn Malik shower her with gifts for her birthday.

April 25, 2016

This file photo shows a Palestinian man arrested by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AFP/File)
13:52 GMT
"Passover for Jews means freedom and justice," Amro told Ma'an. "Unfortunately for us [Palestinians] it means curfews, restrictions, discrimination, detentions."
A child rides his bicycle alongside a separation wall in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
Seven Israelis were indicted for "terror activities" against Palestinians in the West Bank.
Palestinian 12-year-old Dima al-Wawi, imprisoned by Israel for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack, is greeted by her mother Sabha al-Wawi and her father Ismail al-Wawi after her release from an Israeli prison, at Jabara checkpoint near the West Bank town of Tulkarem on April 24, 2016. (Twitter/Press TV)
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Believed to have been the youngest female Palestinian to be incarcerated by Israel, al-Wawi's parent filed requests for her release and Israel agreed to release the child two months early, alongside an 8,000 shekel ($2,100) plea deal payment.
Ehab Al Misi is using his engineering skills to develop solar energy solutions in the West Bank (AFP / File)
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Ehab Al Misi is using his engineering skills to develop solar energy solutions in the West Bank

April 24, 2016

Bernie Sanders after winning the New Hampshire primary in February. (photo: AFP)
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The Democratic candidate has won praise from progressives for taking a relatively more balanced approach to the Israel-Palestinian conflict than US presidential contenders typically do.
Israeli soldiers check the ID of a Palestinian at a checkpoint (Menahem Kahana / AFP)
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Dima Al Wawy was twelve years old when she was arrested at the entrance to an Israeli settlement.
Hamas claimed responsibility for the bus bombing in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
10:51 GMT
The international rights group said in a statement that "deliberate attacks on civilians" could never be justified, calling on Hamas to reject rather than support such attacks.
The celebrations for Gigi's bday have just begun. (File photo)
08:35 GMT
Palestinian-Dutch teen model Gigi Hadid turned 21 on April 23.
Israeli forces talk with Jewish settlers from the Esh Kodesh outpost as they stage a sit-in to prevent Palestinians from working in their fields, Jan. 2, 2013. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
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Officials from Jalud's local council told Ma'an that the military identified areas of the Palestinian village expected to lose land to the confiscation as Khallat al-Wusta, Shieb Khallat al-Wusta, and Abu al-Kasbar.
Gigi and Zayn were spotted house-hunting as the pair prepare to move in together. (MBC.net)
06:49 GMT
Gigi Hadid's ex-boyfriend Joe Jonas has broken his silence on her new relationship with the ex-One Direction singer.

April 23, 2016

A Palestinian man holds two flags as he overlooks farmland in Gaza. (AFP/File)
12:01 GMT
Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian farmers in the south Gaza Strip.
Director Udi Aloni courted controversy by criticizing Israel despite the film being funded by Israel's Culture Ministry.  (Forward.com)
10:50 GMT
Udi Aloni's Junction 48 tackles discrimination in Israeli society in a controversial film that has already won an award at the Berlin Film Fest.
One-on-one talks with Israel are out of the question, says Palestinian Foreign Minister. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced that France will host an international ministerial meeting on May 30 to try to breathe life into the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

April 22, 2016

Israeli soldiers check a map as they patrol the northern Israeli-Lebanon border. (AFP/File)
10:16 GMT
Israeli police announced tightened security measures in a statement Friday morning for the Jewish Passover holiday, with extra police units deployed in public areas and an emphasis on East Jerusalem's Old City.
Israeli soldiers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on June 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:14 GMT
Netanyahu's remarks came during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow.
Israeli security forces stand guard as firemen extinguish a burning bus following an attack in Jerusalem on April 18, 2016. (AFP/File)
08:03 GMT
Israeli police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement that 19-year-old Hamas operative Abd al-Hamid Abu Srour exploded the bomb on the bus, and that "a number" of other suspects linked to the incident have also been arrested.

April 21, 2016

The Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, on May 19, 2013. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
15:21 GMT
The escalation of violence in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp has prompted efforts by both Palestinian and Lebanese officials to contain the situation, as developments in the camp could impact Sidon and neighboring areas.
Lina is tired of people focusing on her love life instead of her career. (File photo)
13:42 GMT
She's said all there is to it, so stop talking about Lina Qishawi's split from Mohammed Assaf.
Firefighters respond to the scene of the Jerusalem bus blast. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
07:57 GMT
Hamas claimed responsibility for the Jerusalem bus bombing that killed over 20 people.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
05:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority has been under pressure from France and other countries to stop its efforts to push for a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the occupied territories.

April 20, 2016

A masked Palestinian wearing a Hamas headband takes a burnt carpet out of Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City during clashes at the compound. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
The UN cultural body UNESCO has urged Israel to respect the al-Aqsa Mosque Compound which is the scene of frequent raids by Israeli extremists.
A Palestinian man stands next to a graffiti reading "Revenge," after a house was set on fire by Jewish settlers in the West Bank, July 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:55 GMT
Some of the members of the network were issued administrative restraining orders even before the end of their investigation with the aim of neutralizing the danger they posed. Indictments are set to be filed against the suspects in the coming days, the Shin Bet said.
An aerial view of Yarmouk. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
Daesh has gained control over large portions of the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk, and is torturing the remaining residents.
If you don't buy the new BMW M2 Coupé after watching Gigi Hadid behind its wheel, then there's something seriously wrong with you! (ADWEEK)
09:31 GMT
If you don't buy the new BMW M2 Coupé after watching Gigi Hadid behind its wheel, then there's something seriously wrong with you!