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The Psagot Winery—which is located in the illegally occupied West Bank, in the exclusively Jewish settlement of Psagot—has named a wine after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images) News
Palestinians, Advocates Blast New U.S. Rule Requiring 'Made in Israel' Label on Settlement Goods
"Such a decision attempts to legitimize settlement-manufactured goods as well as the theft of Palestinian land and products," said Palestine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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13 Million More Girls Expected to Be Forced Into Marriage Due to Covid-19 Lockdowns and Economic Hardship
"I believe that a whole lot of girls would have gone through early marriage silently because movements were restricted and we can't reach them," Sierra Leonean First Lady Fatima Maada Bio said.
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Iran is suffering from the worst Covid-19 outbreak in the Middle East, with over one million infections and over 50,000 deaths as of December 7, 2020. (Photo: Morteza Nikoubazl/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
'Insane and Pathological': Head of Iran's Central Bank Says US Blocking Covid-19 Vaccine Purchases
The Trump administration is allegedly using sanctions to thwart Iran's efforts to obtain vaccine stock through the WHO's COVAX program.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) speaks during a rally to express solidarity with immigrants and refugees hosted by MoveOn, United We Dream, Families Belong Together, and Popular Democracy near Union Station on May 16, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
Ilhan Omar to President-elect Biden: Seize 'Once-in-a-Generation' Chance to End Disastrous US Foreign Policy
In an op-ed at The Nation , the Minnesota Democrat explains how the Biden White House can forge a path "toward justice."
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CodePink has joined many Georgia Jews in defending Rev. Raphael Warnock from allegations of anti-Semitism leveled by his Georgia Republican runoff opponent, Sen. Kelly Loeffler. (Photo: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) News
CodePink Defends Georgia Senate Candidate Raphael Warnock After GOP Opponent's 'Anti-Semitism' Smear
"Denouncing Israeli occupation is NOT anti-Semitic," the women-led peace group stressed after Sen. Kelly Loeffler attacked her Democratic challenger over a 2019 letter.
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PLO Secretary General and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat has died of Covid-19 at age 65. (Photo: U.S.-Islamic World Forum/Flickr cc) News
'A Great Loss for Palestine': Veteran Diplomat and PLO Leader Saeb Erekat Dies of Covid-19
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hailed Erekat—who served a quarter century as the occupied state's chief negotiator—as "our dear brother and friend, the great fighter."
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Journalist Robert Fisk during the 2010 Al Jazeera Forum. (Photo: Mohamed Nanbhay/WikiMedia Commons) News
'Greatest Journalist of His Generation': Robert Fisk, Veteran War Reporter and Fierce Critic of US Imperialism, Dead at 74
The managing editor at The Independent— where Fisk worked for 30 years —called him "fearless, uncompromising, determined, and utterly committed to uncovering the truth and reality at all costs."
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President Donald Trump in the White House Oval Office after announcing an agreement between the U.S., Israel, and Sudan to normalize relations between Jerusalem and Khartoum. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) News
Palestinian and Peace Leaders Condemn Trump's Israel-Sudan Normalization Deal as 'Stab in the Back'
Critics say the U.S.-brokered agreement normalizes not only relations between the former foes, but also Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people.
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Protesters in the illegally-occupied Palestinian city of Ramallah in the West Bank protest Israel's peace pacts with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates on September 15, 2020. (Photo: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images) News
For Palestinians and Their Supporters, Arab-Israeli Pacts Are 'A Stab in The Back' Amid Ongoing Oppression
From the West Bank and Gaza to Washington, D.C. and beyond, Palestinians and their allies stress that only an end to Israel's illegal occupation can bring peace to the Middle East.
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US Vice President and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during a meeting at the latter's office in Jerusalem, Israel on March 9, 2016 (Photo: Debbie Hill/AFG/Getty Images) News
Citing 'Unbreakable Commitment,' Harris Vows Biden Would Never Place Conditions on US Military Aid to Israel
"Unconditional military aid to Israel," one critic wryly noted, "puts Biden/Harris far to the right of notorious peacenik George H.W. Bush."
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