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Palestinians: Ethnonational group of Palestine
The Palestinian people, also referred to as Palestinians or Palestinian Arabs, are an ethnonational group comprising the modern descendants of the peoples who have lived in Palestine continuously over the centuries and who today are largely culturally and linguistically Arab; including those ethnic Jews and Samaritans who fit this definition.

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Palestinians doubt next month’s elections will take place [Video]

Palestinians doubt next month’s elections will take place

Next month holds the promise of a resumption of a national unity government for Palestinians: one, instead of two governments representing the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian election board approves candidate lists for May vote [Video]

Palestinian election board approves candidate lists for May vote

Palestinian electoral commission announces approval of 36 candidate lists for May 22 legislative polls.

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Prison babies: Palestinians fathering children from inside Israeli jails [Video]

Prison babies: Palestinians fathering children from inside Israeli jails

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Jailed Fatah leader shakes up Palestinian election by running rival candidates against his own party [Video]

Jailed Fatah leader shakes up Palestinian election by running rival candidates against his own party

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Palestinians commemorate Land Day, decry Israeli land grabs [Video]

Palestinians commemorate Land Day, decry Israeli land grabs

Losing their territory and their way of life. Palestinians mark Land Day, as annexations that began decades ago, continue.

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Israel votes: Palestinian-Israeli party now a potential kingmaker [Video]

Israel votes: Palestinian-Israeli party now a potential kingmaker

Without defections, each side needs the support of Mansour Abbas, leader of the United Arab List, to form a government and avoid another election.

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Palestinians to elect parliament for first time in 15 years [Video]

Palestinians to elect parliament for first time in 15 years

On Tuesday Israel holds its fourth elections in two years, with pollsters expecting another inconclusive result, but Palestinian voters will also have their voice heard for the first time in 15 years.

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Israel’s Netanyahu courts Palestinian voters in surprise move [Video]

Israel’s Netanyahu courts Palestinian voters in surprise move

In a tight race, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying a new strategy by publicly courting Palestinian citizens of Israel - a group he previously saw as a threat to his electoral success.

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Gazan farmer uses rooftop garden to support family [Video]

Gazan farmer uses rooftop garden to support family

A Palestinian farmer in Gaza is using his rooftop to grow produce which he sells to support his family.

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ICC to probe reported war crimes in Palestinian territories [Video]

ICC to probe reported war crimes in Palestinian territories

The Hague-based court ruled in February it has jurisdiction over the situation in the Israeli occupied Palestinian territories.

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ICC prosecutor opens war crimes probe in Palestinian territories [Video]

ICC prosecutor opens war crimes probe in Palestinian territories

The ICC ruled in February it has jurisdiction over the situation in the Israeli occupied Palestinian territories.

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ICC investigates alleged crimes in Palestinian territories [Video]

ICC investigates alleged crimes in Palestinian territories

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Israel says it will vaccinate Palestinian workers [Video]

Israel says it will vaccinate Palestinian workers

Israel approved has approved plans to offer COVID-19 vaccines to Palestinians with Israeli work permits, a step a rights group said did not go far enough to safeguard Palestinians in occupied..

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Coronavirus pandemic: Israel to vaccinate Palestinians with work permit [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Israel to vaccinate Palestinians with work permit

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India at UN urges Myanmar to resolve differences in peaceful, constructive manner [Video]

India at UN urges Myanmar to resolve differences in peaceful, constructive manner

India called on Myanmar leadership to resolve differences in peaceful and constructive manner. 'Rule of law and democratic process must be upheld and those detained be released'. It urged all..

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Ahmed Zaki Yamani, former Saudi oil minister, dies at 90 [Video]

Ahmed Zaki Yamani, former Saudi oil minister, dies at 90

Yamani spoke to CNN’s John Defterios in 2010 about the 1973 oil embargo saying, it “was meant, and I was behind it, not to hurt the economy, just to attract the international public opinion that..

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The killing of an autistic Palestinian by Israeli police has sparked protests by both Palestinians and Israelis, drawing comparisons with the death of African-American George Floyd in the United..
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Palestinian PM says not informed of new UAE aid flight via Israel

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Tuesday he was unaware that a plane from the United Arab Emirates was to fly to Israel carrying medical aid for the Palestinians.
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Israel's Supreme Court struck down a law on Tuesday that had retroactively legalised about 4,000 settler homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.
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