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Not a ‘link’ but a legal case

The links between apartheid South Africa and Israel have been highlighted, with Israel supplying weapons to South Africa during the arms embargo.

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to go on hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails will embark on hunger strikes this week to draw attention to imprisonment without charge.

Israel plans to block ‘flytilla’ of pro-Palestinian activists

Israel has warned it will deny entry to "provocateurs" as up to 2000 pro-Palestinian activists prepare to fly in, en route to the West Bank.

Apartheid link is born of ignorance

Two representatives from Palestine and Israel repeatedly heard the region's conflict called "apartheid". They explain why this idea is inaccurate.

Jerusalem engulfed as pilgrims mark Good Friday, Passover

Christians and Jews in the Holy Land are set to begin marking their most important festivals as Good Friday and Jewish holiday of Passover coincide.

Hardliners in West Bank standoff

A house in the occupied territory has becoming yet another source of dispute in this conflicted area between Israel and Palestine.

Israel and Palestine to meet over peace process

Israeli and Palestinian officials say Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Palestinian premier Salam Fayyad in coming weeks.

US lawmakers release $88.6m in aid to Palestinians

US lawmakers have released $88.6-million in development aid for the Palestinians that they had held up since August.

Gaza, Israel truce begins to show progress

Previous ceasefire deals after earlier rounds of fighting have often got off to a slow start with guns falling silent within a day or two.

The Inconvenient Truth II

Comparing Israel with the apartheid state has been going on for years. Now a new documentary film explores the comparison in disturbing detail.

Israeli reaction to boycott call ‘a victory’

Pro-Palestinian activists believe in the effectiveness of their worldwide campaign.

Iran warns Hamas against ‘compromise’ with Israel

Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei has warned Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas against any "compromise" in its fight against Israel.

Palestinian factions call truce in new government

Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to form a new unity government in the West Bank and Gaza which will be headed by Mahmoud Abbas.

Spring fever: Arab writers reflect on a tumultuous year

A year after it began, eight Arab writers reflect on what became known as the Arab Spring.

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal to step down

Khaled Meshaal, the political leader of the Palestinian Islamist party Hamas, is expected to retire at upcoming leadership elections.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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