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EU urges Israel to reverse West Bank moves
Foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton calls on Israel to reverse recent actions, such as announcing new settlements.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 20:39 GMT
Kuwait summit: Arab unity or disunity?
Behind customary public pronouncements, representatives from the 22-member League of Arab States clashed in private.
Joseph A Kechichian
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 18:36 GMT
Pope Francis to visit the Holy Land
Pope Francis will make his first trip to the Holy Land, visiting Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem from May 24 to 26.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 13:19 GMT
PLO officials call for Arafat inquiry
Executive committee member says Arafat's poisoning by polonium was a crime "committed by a state".
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 10:22 GMT
Germany urges Israel on settlement policy
Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for restraint after sharp rise in illegal construction on occupied Palestinian land.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 17:13 GMT
UN chief decries Israeli settlement policy
Ongoing activity undermining peace efforts and deepening Palestinian mistrust, Ban says during West Bank visit.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 10:41 GMT
Israel to release 'low-risk' prisoners
Deal is not major Israeli concession as many of 26 prisoners on list have served bulk of sentences, rights groups say.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 18:59 GMT
Israel to release Palestinian prisoners
Decision to free 26 inmates comes after Israel announced new settler homes, ahead of peace talks later this week.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 09:36 GMT
Palestinian wins Arab Idol for first time
Competition electrified thousands of fans including President Mahmoud Abbas and stoked feelings of national pride.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2013 22:07 GMT
New Palestinian Authority cabinet sworn in
New Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says cabinet will rule until a unity government between Fatah and Hamas is formed.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 18:18 GMT
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Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
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Surviving the post-employment economy
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
Greece: The murky moat of fortress Europe
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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