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New Palestine cinema comes to Malaysia, Canada and US

Palestinian works premiere at Toronto International Film Festival and more film news.

Sneak peek of indy doc on paralyzed Palestinian fighter's unlikely friendship

New film tells story of former Fatah guerrilla living in an Amman hospital and his Egyptian caretaker.

Syria war refugees allowed in Jordan, except if they're Palestinian

Jordanian official admits demographics are behind discriminatory practices targeting Palestinians fleeing Syria.

As Israel bombs Gaza, it kills Palestinians in the West Bank too

Israel’s deadly violence has not been limited to the Gaza Strip this summer.

Nine Palestinians killed in protests across West Bank

An Israeli sniper killed Mohammad al-Araj on his seventeenth birthday.

"Why did they kill my entire family?" asks Gaza bombing survivor

“The missile fell on my family with no warning,” Muhammad Hamad recounts.

Israeli court orders release of Muhammad Abu Khudair murder suspects

Palestinian citizens of Israel swept up in mass arrests remain in detention as a human rights group warns “the situation within Israel is fast moving towards a dangerous and explosive state.”

Eight children killed as Israeli warplanes relentlessly bomb Gaza - photos

Rocket sirens heard in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv as armed groups in Gaza retaliate.

Hunger strike over, but Israel prison torture continues

Palestinian rights group calls for UN investigation into torture and accountability at International Criminal Court.

Palestine film festival debuts in Chile

Poster for Palestine film festival in Santiago, Chile
Hany Abu-Assad’s Oscar-nominated Omar featured at opening ceremony.

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