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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians walk past a mural for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on May 16, 2022.

Palestinians hand over bullet that killed Abu Akleh to US

Statements diverge on whether the bullet would at any point be in Israeli custody

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Palestinian Territories
A Banksy wall painting showing an Israeli border police officer and a Palestinian in a pillow fight in The Walled Off Hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on March 3, 2017.

Palestinians wary of Biden’s Mideast trip

'Biden will do nothing to change the existing reality... no horizon for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict'

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian protesters rally against the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah, the West Bank on July 17, 2021.

HRW: Palestinian detainees tortured in West Bank, Gaza

'Systematic abuse by the PA and Hamas forms a critical part of the repression of the Palestinian people'

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Palestinian Territories
Jordan's King Abdullah II (R) meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Amman, Jordan, on June 26, 2022.

PA fears Biden’s Mideast trip will ‘marginalize’ Palestinian issue

Biden to reportedly cover Israel-Saudi relations and an Israeli-Arab military alliance during his Mideast trip

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Defense
A mural of slain of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh adorns a wall, in Gaza City, Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Israel boosting team investigating death of journalist Abu Akleh

Military will deploy more intelligence officers, use satellite images

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians take part in a protest over the death of Palestinian human rights activist Nizar Banat, in the West Bank city of Hebron, on July 2, 2021.

Amnesty slams PA over failure to investigate activist's death

'There needs to be a civilian trial following international standards, not a smokescreen'

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US / Canada
A Palestinian man drawing a mural of Shireen Abu Akleh in Khan Yunis, the southern Gaza Strip, on May 14, 2022.

Senators urge US role in probe of Abu Akleh’s killing

'It is clear that neither of the parties on the ground trust the other to conduct a credible investigation'

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Palestinian Territories
Demonstrators carry pictures of PA critic, Nizar Banat, and chant anti-PA slogans during a rally protesting his death, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, June 24, 2021.

Palestinian Authority releases on bail accused killers of activist Nizar Banat

Banat’s widow accuses PA officials of ‘political’ decision

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Palestinian Territories
Cérémonie à la mémoire de la journaliste Shireen Abu Akleh à Ramallah en Cisjordanie, le 19 juin 2022

Palestinians urge Israel to hand over gun in Abu Akleh case

'We have refused to hand over the bullet,' says Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh

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Diplomacy
A police officer stands guard at the Palestinian Authority side of the Erez Crossing in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip, on April 23, 2022.

US Senators insist against lowering post of Israeli-Palestinian envoy

The USSC focuses on bolstering coordination between Palestinian security forces and Israel

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Israel
Palestinians walk past a mural for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on May 16, 2022.

IDF probe into Abu Akleh death 'rules out deliberate assassination'

Israel slams Palestinians for refusal to share access to bullet

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Palestinian Territories
President Mahmud Abbas (R) meeting with Special Assistant to the US President and Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa Barbara Leaf at the presidency headquarters in the city of Ramallah in the West Bank, June 11, 2022.

PA officials: US refused our appeal for peace negotiations

'They talk as if only Israel has a government and public opinion that has to be considered'

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Palestinian Territories
View of the Mukataa compound, the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on March 10, 2019

Palestinian Authority accuses Hamas of wanting to take control of West Bank

Announcement coincides with the 15th anniversary of the takeover of the Gaza Strip by Hamas

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US / Canada
US President Joe Biden walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, United States, on June 14, 2022.

White House formally announces Biden Middle East trip

The Middle East tour starts with Biden meeting Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Israel

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinian students attend a class in Hebron, the West Bank, on February 13, 2022.

EU unfreezes disputed aid to Palestinian Authority

Some criticize textbooks in West Bank schools for promoting violence and glorifying terrorism

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Diplomacy
View of the Mukataa compound, the Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on March 10, 2019

US State Dept's top Mideast official to visit Jlem, Ramallah

Barbara Leaf to 'consult with Israeli, Palestinian partners on a range of priorities'

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Diplomacy
A Palestinian flag is removed from a building by Israeli authorities after being put up by an advocacy group that promotes coexistence between Palestinians and Israelis, in Ramat Gan, Israel, on June 1, 2022.

Report: Israel rejects US bid for Palestinian summit

The proposed summit would focus on working toward a peace agreement between Jerusalem and Ramallah

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Palestinian Territories
Israeli police officers inspect the scene of a stabbing attack at the West Bank Gush Etzion junction near Jerusalem, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A Palestinian woman stabbed and slightly wounded an Israeli civilian in the West Bank on Monday, the Israeli militar

Palestinian steals gun from Israeli policeman

The Palestinian drove while dragging the officer until the gun detached from his body

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Palestinian Territories
Le président de l'Autorité palestinienne Mahmoud Abbas s'exprime lors de sa rencontre avec le secrétaire d'État américain Antony Blinken, le 27 mars 2022 à Ramallah, en Cisjordanie.

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas silences rumors about his health condition

The 87-year-old leader suffers from heart issues and overcame cancer

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Palestinian Territories
Le président palestinien Mahmoud Abbas accueille le président français Emmanuel Macron à son siège à Ramallah, en Cisjordanie, le 22 janvier 2020

France's Macron speaks with PA's Abbas over West Bank violence

Macron sent his condolences for the death of Shireen Abu Akleh during his conversation with Abbas

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Palestinian Territories
Farm owner Mohammed Basheer carries a dead lamb in the village of Wadi Al-Faraa after major foot and mouth outbreak devastated West Bank flocks
on April 25, 2022.

Palestinian farmers sound alarm over foot-and-mouth outbreak

Farmers blame Palestinian Authority for halting vaccination program to protect livestock against the disease

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Palestinian Territories
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, on March 27, 2022, in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Blinken urges Abbas to finish investigations into reporter's death

Top US diplomat also discusses de-escalation, two-state solution during phone call with PA president

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Palestinian Territories
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) seen with Palestinian Minister Hussein al-Sheikh as he arrives for a meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, July 24, 2021

Hussein al-Sheikh appointed PLO secretary general

Position was previously held by the late Saeb Erekat

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Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian woman holds a photograph of late Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh,  in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on May 11, 2022.

Palestinian probe blames Israel for journalist's death

Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed 'directly and deliberately' by Israeli soldiers, the PA probe found