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In Gaza Blockade, Humanitarian Organizations Can No Longer Be Neutral

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎21 hours ago‎
Spend time with people in Gaza, and you see how they've shaped their lives around the availability of electricity. A student in Gaza told me that she wakes up at 3 a.m. to iron her clothes so that “the occupation doesn't determine what I wear.” A ...
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Hebron shooter called to 'kill everyone in Gaza'

+972 Magazine - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
On the Facebook page belonging to the IDF soldier who shot and killed the wounded Palestinian assailant in Hebron, one can find calls to massacre everyone living in Gaza, and support for Jewish terrorist Meir Kahane. His father also expressed support ...

Sting like a bee: Alternative therapy in Gaza

Malay Mail Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
Palestinian girl Alya Al-Ghafari, who suffers from facial palsy, receives bee-sting therapy at Rateb Samour's clinic in Gaza City April 11, 2016. - Reuters picGAZA, April 30 - Rateb Samour sees 250 patients a day whose complaints range from hair loss ...

Herzog slams 'macho' government that 'lets Hamas operate freely in Gaza'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
“The 'Benjamin Naftali Smotrich' government let [Hamas] operate freely in Gaza. The machismo cabinet is strong on Twitter and weak against Hamas,” he said in reference to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu along with national-religious Bayit Yehudi ...

Israeli propaganda stunt exploits Gaza children

The Electronic Intifada (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The manipulative South African propaganda came to mind when I saw a Facebook post by COGAT, the Israeli military authority that rules the lives of millions of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. “A few minutes ago, a group of 23 ...

UN: Israel's restriction on cement entry stopping Gaza reconstruction

Middle East Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israel's halt of the entry of cement into Gaza has stopped reconstruction work, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) revealed on Friday, according to Quds Press.

Tax breaks to overcome Gaza electricity crisis

Middle East Monitor - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Gaza Strip will be exempt from paying fuel tax this summer, marking a temporary resolution to ongoing tax disputes that have deepened an electricity crisis in the besieged enclave, officials announced yesterday.
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Gaza kids put on play about stabbing, killing Israelis

The Times of Israel - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Young Palestinian children participating in a festival in the Gaza Strip this week wore military fatigues, and brandished toy knives and machine guns as they performed a play simulating violence against Israelis.
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Report: Aid Workers in Gaza Strip Stymied by Israel

Haaretz - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The legal aid center Gisha, which focuses on freedom of movement issues, published a comprehensive report on the matter a few days ago, based on meetings with the members of 32 social service organizations in Gaza. According to the report, the ...

What 'democracy' in Gaza tells other stateless nations University of Kent

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
An international conference in the highly contested region of Northeast India has heard from a University of Kent expert on sovereignty in stateless nations what can be learned from Gaza. In his capacity as scientific advisor for the 'Sovereignty in ...

Gaza official warns social media causes divorce

The Times of Israel - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Palestinian entrepreneurs brainstorm ideas as they compete for acceptance in the third version of Mobaderoon project, hosted by the Islamic University's Business and Technology Incubator in Gaza City on November 24, 2015. The program, which means ...
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How to Solve Gaza's Water Crisis

TIME - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
As Israeli-Palestinian violence continues to escalate, and Israel's occupation enters its 50th year, Gaza could be just months away from running out of safe drinking water.

ACT Alliance Alert: Gaza and West Bank Post War Ongoing Crises

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The plight of Palestinians continues, the combination of the three recent wars in the last 6 years, insecurity, political instability, political divisions, tight blockade, economic hardships and increasing poverty in the Gaza Strip continues to have a ...

Code red rocket alert siren heard in Gaza border communities: false alarm

i24news - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A code red rocket alert was heard in the Eshkol Regional Council in Israel, which borders the Gaza Strip, on Thursday afternoon.

Erdogan, Davutoglu shed tears for Gaza, but do little else

Al-Monitor - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Since 2013, Erdogan has been expressing his intention to visit Gaza, but he has been unable to do so because of tensions in Israeli-Turkish relations.
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Palestinian writer from Gaza wins 'Arabic Booker'

The Times of Israel - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Palestinian writer from Gaza wins 'Arabic Booker'. Rabai al-Madhoun's novel melds stories about the Nakba, the Holocaust and the Palestinian 'right of return'.
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Israeli troops uncover 'new' tunnel leading from Gaza

BBC News - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Israel's military says it has uncovered and "neutralised" a tunnel extending from the Gaza Strip several hundred metres inside Israeli territory.

Abu-Marzouk: Gaza port, airport not a Hamas invention

Middle East Monitor - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Hamas did not suggest having a sea port and airport in Gaza, the foundations for them were laid prior to the occupation, the deputy leader of Hamas said yesterday.

Turkey, Israel discuss sending energy ship to Gaza

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that Turkey and Israel discussed sending an energy ship to Gaza, as relations between two countries enter a phase of normalization after six years.

Mental Health Conference in Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The Gaza Community Mental Health Programme (GCMHP) held the sixth international conference entitled “Mental Health and Human Rights” in Gaza city last week. Attended by 800 professionals, including physicians and psychiatrists, researchers, university ...
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