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COVID vaccine mandates – and prizes – boost uptake among Palestinians
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COVID vaccine mandates – and prizes – boost uptake among Palestinians

GAZA/RAMALLAH, West Bank, Sept 1 (Reuters) – After mandating vaccinations for workers and many students – and offering prize money…
In West Bank, Eid sacrifices plummet as Palestinian virus cases soar
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In West Bank, Eid sacrifices plummet as Palestinian virus cases soar

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) — Slaughterhouses typically crowded with Palestinian Muslims buying sheep for the annual Eid al-Adha “feast of…
Palestinians slash public wages in tax dispute with Israel over annexation
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Palestinians slash public wages in tax dispute with Israel over annexation

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) — The Palestinian Authority (PA) said on Thursday it will slash the wages of tens of…
PA’s bid to halt annexation leaves Gaza patients in limbo
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PA’s bid to halt annexation leaves Gaza patients in limbo

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Jomaa al-Najjar was desperate to send his two-month-old daughter Joud out of the Gaza…
Palestinian chief and ex-Israeli PM show 2 sides can talk
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Palestinian chief and ex-Israeli PM show 2 sides can talk

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sat beside former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday and said…
Palestinians rally against Trump plan amid struggle at UN
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Palestinians rally against Trump plan amid struggle at UN

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians rallied Tuesday in the West Bank to reject President Donald Trump’s Mideast…
Palestinian leader to address UN on Trump plan, but no vote
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Palestinian leader to address UN on Trump plan, but no vote

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will reiterate his rejection of the Trump administration’s Mideast plan in an…
Gazan bridegrooms end up in jail over unpaid debts
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Gazan bridegrooms end up in jail over unpaid debts

GAZA (Reuters) – Bridegrooms in the Gaza Strip are finding marriage a path to debtors’ prison rather than to happiness.…
Israeli electric company ends power cuts to West Bank after Palestinians pay debt
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Israeli electric company ends power cuts to West Bank after Palestinians pay debt

JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH (Reuters) — Israel’s state-owned electric company said on Wednesday it was ending power cuts to the occupied West Bank…
Tourism in Israel? U.S. charity’s offer with Gaza hospital project irks Palestinians
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Tourism in Israel? U.S. charity’s offer with Gaza hospital project irks Palestinians

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) — A U.S. charity building a tent hospital in the Gaza Strip is causing Palestinian unease by offering…
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