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Islamic Jihad and Israel agree on a ceasefire

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad says an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel has been agreed after air strikes killed at least 34 people in Gaza. The truce was in force from 5.30am local time (03:30 GMT), the group’s spokesman, Musab Al-Braim, told Reuters news agency, marking about 48 hours since Israel sparked[…]

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Israeli attacks: All the latest updates

Israeli forces have killed a top Islamic Jihad commander in an air raid on his home in Gaza City, threatening to unleash another devastating round of violence. The Palestinian group announced the death in a statement on Tuesday after Israel confirmed it had hit Bahaa Abu al-Ata, 42, in an attack.[…]

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Multiple casualties in blast near Lebanese embassy as Syrian air defenses engage ‘hostile targets’ in Damascus skies (PHOTOS)

At least two people have been killed and six other wounded after a blast rocked the Mazzeh district of Damascus just as the military’s air defense engaged a “hostile target” over the nearby suburb of Daraya, SANA reports. A suspected missile strike hit a civilian building near the Lebanese Embassy[…]

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Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere – ‘Clover Deal’ no good for Palestine, no good for SA

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement of South Africa (BDS SA), in partnership with other Palestine solidarity groups, will together with the General Industries Workers Union Of South Africa (GIWUSA) develop a way forward to build a united front of workers and Palestine solidarity groups in opposition to the controversial[…]

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SA concerned by continued disregard for Middle East peace process

International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor says South Africa is gravely concerned by the continued disregard for the long-standing Middle East Peace Process through the systematic foreclosing of final status issues including the status of Jerusalem and expanding illegal settlements. Pandor, who is chairing a United Nations Security Council meeting on the Middle East[…]

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