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Jerusalem Correspondent — Guardian, The Observer

Jerusalem correspondent of the Guardian and the Observer. Tweets my own. RTs not an endorsement. The usual drill.

A year after the war, Gaza grieves for its child casualties — The walls of the office of Salim Abu Rous, headmaster of the Doha boys' secondary school in Rafah, in the south of the Gaza Strip, are decorated with medals and trophies. He has photo albums of the boys in football teams and other clubs.

Palestine prepares to submit file that could see Israeli officials indicted — Between 10 and 11 o'clock on Thursday morning - if all goes according to schedule - the Palestinian foreign minister, Riyad al-Maliki, will arrive with a delegation at the office of the prosecutor of the international criminal court in The Hague.

Up for adventure: the ascent of rock climbing in the West Bank — Rubaa Bledi, 16, is being lowered to the ground having completed her first rock climb. "I was trembling!" the Palestinian schoolgirl says breathlessly as she rests her head on her knees. Her face is hidden for a moment by her headscarf and helmet.

UN accuses Israel and Hamas of possible war crimes during 2014 Gaza war — A United Nations inquiry into the Gaza war of 2014 has accused Israel and Palestinian factions of multiple potential violations of international law including the suspicion of war crimes.

Israeli man killed and another injured after car shot at in West Bank — One Israeli man has been killed and another wounded when their car was shot at in the occupied West Bank near the settlement of Dolev. They were found slumped by their car on a dirt road on Friday not far from the settlement. Pictures in local media show the car had been hit several times.

Gaza beach killings: no justice in Israeli exoneration, says victim's father — The father of one of four Palestinian children killed on a Gaza City beach during last summer's war between Hamas and Israel has said he is outraged that an Israeli investigation into the killings has been closed without finding anyone culpable for their deaths.

Israel exonerates itself over Gaza beach killings of four children last year — The Israeli military has cleared itself of culpability in one of the most controversial incidents in last summer's Gaza war: a missile attack that killed four children on Gaza beach and injured a number of others.

Palestinian Salafists pose dangerous new problem for Hamas — There are two conflicting accounts of how Younis Hunnar, a young militant Salafist leader in Gaza, died. The official version recounted by Hamas officials, whose security forces killed Hunnar, is that the 27-year-old militant leader was caught at his house in the Sheikh Radwan area of Gaza City with weapons and a suicide vest.

Israeli rights groups join battle to save symbol of Arab resistance to evictions — In the cool of evening, the Palestinian villagers of Khirbet Susiya go about their business. A beekeeper in a protective suit and veil moves among his hives with a smoke can. Others use the warm wind blowing from the nearby Negev desert to separate rough legumes from chaff.

Orange says it plans to terminate contract with brand partner in Israel — The French telecoms giant Orange has indicated that it intends to terminate its relationship with the Israeli company that licenses its brand in the country - and would end the relationship "tomorrow" if it could.
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May 29, 2015

Blatter said publicly in Jlem that he has no authority to block vote even tho opposed to it. Watch this space

May 29, 2015

Hearing from Palestinian delegation that efforts may be underway to try to block Palestinian vote happening at Fifa. Agenda item in 20 mins

May 29, 2015

RT @MotherJones: Dennis Hastert was just indicted on federal charges. Read the full indictment.

May 29, 2015

@rudoren a mirror image of what Palestinian officials saying. secret ballots eh .... you can say what you like and vote how you choose

May 29, 2015

RT @TouchingTheVoid: FIFA wonderfully illustrates the saying ‘a fish rots from the head”

May 29, 2015

@rudoren in other there is no deal .... neither side backing down on the settlement teams and Fifa buying time ....

May 29, 2015

@Marianhouk all that has happened is that Fifa pushing for more time to try and reach deal by pushing down agenda

May 29, 2015

Israeli reports that palestinian delegation not going ahead with vote on israel's suspension denied to me by member of Palestinian deleg

Apr 27, 2015

Meanwhile helicopters have reached stranded climbers on Everest and evacuation underway. Some already at EBC

Apr 27, 2015

Jason Burke's dispatch from Nepal earthquake: thousands in need of shelter in country little able to cope

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