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FIFA considering giving Israel a six-month ultimatum to stop soccer games in Judea and Samaria.
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FIFA considering giving Israel a six-month ultimatum to stop football games in Judea and Samaria.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/file)
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The Palestinian Authority has accused Israel of trying to interfere in the President's visit to Washington.
Palestinian protesters hold portraits of prisoners during a rally marking the Palestinian Prisoner Day at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. (AFP)
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As a mass hunger strike underway in Israeli prisons entered its seventh day on Sunday, dozens more Palestinian prisoners have declared their participation.

April 23, 2017

General view of the 66th FIFA Congress at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City on May 13, 2016. 
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Next month’s annual congress of the world football body, FIFA, is likely to become the first international forum since US president Donald Trump took office to debate Israel’s controversial settlement policy in the occupied West Bank.
Israeli soldiers arrest Palestinian demonstrators amid clashes in the West Bank village of Beita, southeast of Nablus city, after a protest took place following Friday prayers in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, on April 21, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
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The violent, racist assaults began in December, with suspects using knives, batons, and crowbars to attack victims.
Israel to lobby FIFA against banning clubs in illegal settlements
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Israel has stepped up its lobbying as the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) last month established a committee to deal with the issue of settlement clubs.
Senior political leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, Khalil al-Hayya, holds a press conference on April 18, 2017, in Gaza City. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
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Suhail al-Hindi had denied being linked to Gaza's rulers when he was suspended in February.
A Palestinian throws stones towards Israeli forces during a demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners in Bethlehem, April 17 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
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The organization has called for clashes with Israeli forces on Friday, with a general strike also called for Thursday.

April 21, 2017

Israelis barbecuing outside Ofer prison in the occupied West Bank. (Joe Dyke/Twitter)
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The group of settlers and soldiers set up outside Ofer prison, in the occupied West Bank, and grilled chicken and meat.

April 20, 2017

The letter exposes FIFA for running afoul of its own recent commitment to respect and promote internationally recognized human rights.
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More than 100 sports associations, human rights organizations and faith based groups from 28 countries joined football champions, scholars...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP)
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US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Washington next month, the White House announced on Wednesday.

April 19, 2017

A Palestinian protester holds a picture of Marwan Barghouti during a rally to support the prisoners' strike in the West Bank town of Hebron, April 17 2017. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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Mohammed Abu Sakha, held without charge or trial by Israel, is one of 1500 prisoners on a mass hunger strike.
Protesters take part in a rally in Gaza City to show their suppport to the Palestinians detained in Israeli jails who launched a hunger strike on April 17, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
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Fatah's delegation visiting Gaza was tasked with taking steps toward forming a unity government with Hamas in Gaza and the West Bank.

April 18, 2017

Hamas security forces stand guard at Erez border crossing with Israel on March 26, 2017. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
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Gaza said it would increase tariffs on certain goods imported from Israel in an effort to support local production.
A Palestinian protester holds a picture of Marwan Barghouti during a rally to support the prisoners' strike in the West Bank town of Hebron, April 17 2017. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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The imprisoned Fatah leader published a piece in the New York Times laying out the reasons for a mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israeli security forces following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on April 14, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
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Fatah veteran Barghouti is serving out five life sentences on murder convictions.

April 17, 2017

The supermodel is headed to India to celebrate the Spring 2017 TommyXGigi collection. (Fashion Gone Rogue)
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The supermodel is headed to India to celebrate the Spring 2017 TommyXGigi collection.
Since 2007, Gaza has reeled under an Israeli embargo that has deprived its two million population of basic commodities, including food, fuel and medicine. (File photo)
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The sole power plant in Gaza was shut down on Sunday due to lack of funds needed to buy fuel.

April 16, 2017

Israeli soldiers run down a road in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, April 12 2017. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
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The two were briefly detained by Palestinian security forces before being returned to the Israeli authorities.
Palestinian youths at a demonstration against the Palestinian President in Rafah, Gaza, April 14 2017 (AFP/Said Khatib)
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The electricity crisis in the besieged enclave continues to grow, with both sides blaming the other.
Christian Orthodox worshippers hold up candles during the ceremony of the "Holy Fire" as thousands gather in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, on April 15, 2017, during Orthodox Easter ceremonies. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
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Thousands more pilgrims waited in the square outside to receive the flame, passed from candle to candle in a symbol of eternity, peace and renewal.

April 15, 2017

Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed's mother (C) demonstrates in support of her son outside the hospital where he is being held in Ashkelon on August 9, 2016. (AFP)
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Israel's decades-long policy of detaining Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza inside Israeli jails, and depriving them of family visits, is "cruel" and a violation of international law, Amnesty International has said.

April 14, 2017

Israeli medics carry an injured man following a Palestinian stabbing attack near the Herod's Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem. (Menahem Kahana/AFP)
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A "mentally unstable" Palestinian man was detained Friday after committing a stabbing inside the Jerusalem Light Rail, leaving one Britsh woman in her twenties dead, according to official Israeli sources.

April 13, 2017

Members of the joint Palestinian security force walk in Ain al-Hilweh camp, Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, near the southern coastal city of Sidon, on April 12, 2017, after clashes that took place earlier in the week between an extremist group and the security force. (AFP/Stringer)
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Palestinian security forces launched an offensive against al-Qaeda-linked extremists in the camps al-Tiri neighborhood.
New prefabricated homes are seen under construction in the West Bank between the Israeli outpost of Amona and the settlement of Ofra (background), north of Ramallah, on January 31, 2017. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
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The Israeli Supreme Court has issued a temporary stop-work order against the construction of an illegal Israeli outpost in the central occupied West bank district of Ramallah.

April 12, 2017

We'd love to see her come back to the region more often. (Instagram)
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She looked fresh, sexy and cool.

April 11, 2017

The body of Mahmud Hattab, 16, at his funeral in al-Jalazun refugee camp, March 24 2017. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
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Jassem Muhammad Nakhla, 17, died in hospital in Tel Aviv.