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State of Palestine: De jure state in the Middle East
Palestine, recognized officially as the State of Palestine by the United Nations and other entities, is a de jure sovereign state in Western Asia claiming the West Bank and Gaza Strip with Jerusalem as the designated capital, although its administrative center is currently located in Ramallah. The entirety of territory claimed by the State of Palestine has been occupied since 1948, first by Egypt and Jordan and then by Israel after the Six-Day War in 1967. Palestine has a population of 5,051,953 as of February 2020, ranked 121st in the world.

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Palestinian ventriloquist talks heritage and history [Video]

Palestinian ventriloquist talks heritage and history

Ventriloquist Abed Alsalam Abdo and his nearly life-sized puppet both donned red fez hats as they sang this week in a street festival in the Israeli-occupied West Bank aimed at preserving Palestinian..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published
Fatah, Hamas say deal reached on Palestinian elections [Video]

Fatah, Hamas say deal reached on Palestinian elections

Two biggest Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, have agreed to hold the first elections in Palestine in nearly 15 years.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:43Published
Analysis: Iran and Palestine lose out from Israel deal [Video]

Analysis: Iran and Palestine lose out from Israel deal

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:23Published
Bahrain follows UAE to normalise ties with Israel [Video]

Bahrain follows UAE to normalise ties with Israel

Palestine recalls Bahrain envoy, denounces latest deal as 'another treacherous stab to the Palestinian cause'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:26Published

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