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Bomb hits tourist bus near near Egypt’s Giza pyramids, leaving 16 injured

A roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian officials have said. The blast on Sunday wounded at least 16 people, including tourists, officials confirmed. Egypt has battled Islamic militants for years in the Sinai Peninsula in an insurgency that has occasionally spilled over to the mainland, hitting minority Christians or tourists. عشرات الإصابات بينهم مصريين …

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German Resolution Against BDS Angers Palestinians

Palestinians denounced the German parliament (Bundestag) resolution to denounce the boycott, divest and sanctions movement against Israel (BDS). On Friday, German lawmakers approved a resolution denouncing the BDS movement describing its methods as anti-Semitic and reminiscent of Nazi-era calls to boycott Jews. The motion called on the German government not to support events organized by BDS organizations or other groups …

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Germany votes to define BDS as anti-Semitic

Germany today voted to define the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement as anti-Semitic, becoming the first major European parliament to do so. The German parliament – known as the Bundestag – this afternoon voted to accept a motion defining BDS as anti-Semitic. The motion, “Resist the BDS Movement – Fighting Antisemitism,” was sponsored by the Bundestag’s two largest parties …

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Trump denies US plan to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat

President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that US officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter any attack or nuclear weapons acceleration by Iran, reports Reuters. Trump told reporters at the White House: I think it’s fake news, OK? Now, would I do that? Absolutely. But …

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Bullied by US, ICC lacks political will, Palestinian rights specialist says

Director of Al-Haq Institution for Human Rights Sha’wan Jabarin said yesterday that the International Criminal Court (ICC) does not look into Israeli crimes due to the lack of political will and US bullying, Felesteen.ps reported. Speaking to the newspaper, Jabarin said that the ICC stopped investigating Israeli crimes against Palestinians since July, pointing to the American bullying which undermines the workflow of …

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UNRWA: More than one million people in Gaza may not have enough food by June

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) expressed real concern today that unless it secures at least an additional $60 million by June, its ability to continue providing food to more than one million Palestine refugees in Gaza will be severely challenged. “At a time when Muslims around the world are observing the holy month of …

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Global campaign launched to deactivate Airbnb on Nakba Day

A global coalition launched today a campaign against the international tourism company, Airbnb, for reversing its decision to delist properties in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, according to a press release. The coalition is asking people from around the world to deactivate their Airbnb accounts on Nakba Day, 15 May. So far, thousands of people …

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Israel to build new settlement named after Trump in Golan

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced that a site for a new settlement to be named after the US president Donald Trump in the occupied Golan Heights has been chosen. “I would like to inform you that we have already selected a site in the Golan Heights where this new community will be established, and we have started …

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