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Nikkie Haley: US envoy in UN who increased oppression of human rights

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SHAFAQNA- A former governor of South Carolina and the daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley, 46, will  resign her post as the US ambassador to the United Nations after two years often spent serving as the face of US foreign policy for defending…

Video: Jeremy Corbyn Promises to Recognize Palestinian State as Soon as he Takes Office

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SHAFAQNA: “In order to help make the two-state settlement a reality we will recognize a Palestinian state as soon as we take office,” Corbyn said on Wednesday afternoon at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool, northwest England.   Read…

11-year-old boy killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

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SHAFAQNA- Three Palestinian including an 11-year-old boy has died of his wounds by Israeli troops during weekly protest on the fence at the fortified Gaza Strip border. The Israeli military said it used force necessary to repel 13,000 Palestinians…

US government will reject the Palestinian right of return

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SHAFAQNA- The Trump administration will, in coming days, reject the UN definition of "Palestinian refugees" effectively snubbing the "right of return" of millions of Palestinian refugees to their homes.  The US government will "effectively"…

Muslims at haj criticized Arab disunity for relocation of US embassy to Jerusalem

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SHAFAQNA- The Muslims at the Annual hajj blamed Arab disunity for failing to block President Donald Trump’s decision to relocation of U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In December 2017, Trump called Jerusalem the capital of Israel…

UN warned on The well-being of two million people in Gaza

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SHAFAQNA - Israel reimposed a blockade on fuel deliveries to Gaza and Palestinians in Gaza deprived of the most basic elements of a dignified life. The well-being of two million people, half of whom are children, is at stake. Without fuel,…

137 Palestinians including 18 children killed by Israeli forces on Gaza Border

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SHAFAQNA- A Palestinian official confirmed 137 Palestinians including 18 children were killed by Israeli forces in attack on the Great Marches of Return on Gaza border since 30 March 2018. A spokesman for the Health Ministry in Gaza, Ashraf…

Trump claims a lot of progress has been made in Middle East

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SHAFAQNA - US President Donald Trump claimed that a lot of progress had been made in the Middle East during a meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday in their third summit since Mr Trump took office and the first since US pulled out…

Israel closes Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron

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SHAFAQNA - Middle East Monitor : The Israeli occupation forces closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron to Muslim worshippers without prior notice. Israel’s 0404 website claimed that an explosive device was found…

Palestinian journalist fatally shot by Israeli forces, RSF calls for investigation

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SHAFAQNA - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns yesterday’s disproportionate use of force by Israeli troops, in which Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja was fatally shot at Gaza’s border with Israel, and calls for an independent investigation…

Israel occupation of Palestine threatens Christian communities

SHAFAQNA - A church service begins in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity. Worshipers descend the stone stairs, worn smooth by millions of pilgrims over the centuries, down into the Grotto -- the spot Christians believe Jesus was born. Incense…

Abbas calls for African role in peace process

SHAFAQNA - Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas calls on African states to join a multilateral mechanism to discuss the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, after spurning any US role in such negotiations. “Pursuing peace…

Palestinian protests escalated in Nablus against UNRWA cuts

SHAFAQNA - Further protest steps were witnessed on Sunday in Nablus against cuts in the services provided by UNRWA to Palestinian refugees. Palestinian activists and citizens from Nablus's refugee camps gathered near the Agency's headquarters…