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Conflict takes toll on Israeli and Palestinian women

Unlike in previous uprisings, more and more women are participating in protests against the Israeli occupation. But the fighting has also taken its toll on them. As attacks and standoffs have happened across Israel and the occupied territories, more and more young Palestinian women are participating in protests. Some have even carried out attacks on …

Deutsche Welle

Politics left behind as Mideast rivals head to Vatican

AFP – Israel’s government is boycotting its Palestinian counterpart with relations to a new low, and when their two presidents join Pope Francis in a Vatican prayer for peace on Sunday politics are likely to be absent. Israeli President Shimon Peres and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmud Abbas have been acquaintances for years and held peace …

Daily News Egypt

Al-Aqsa mosque prayers

Jerusalem (AFP) — Palestinians poured into Jerusalem from the occupied West Bank on Tuesday for a night of prayer at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in a rare opportunity for many of them to visit the Muslim holy site, the third-holiest in Islam. Police said that by early evening “tens of thousands” had arrived to mark …

Daily News Egypt

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