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Israel: Hamas stealing 95% of civilian cement transferred into Gaza

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Hamas is stealing 95% of the cement transferred into Gaza for the purpose of rebuilding homes so that it can use it for military purposes, Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold said on Tuesday.
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Gaza calls for death penalty

Al-Monitor - ‎18 hours ago‎
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Over the last three years, murders in cases of theft, robbery and physical attack in the Gaza Strip have become common. Money changer Ameen Sharab from Khan Yunis was stabbed to death in a robbery attack on May 30, 2013.

Meet the 12-year-old Gaza IT geek

The Electronic Intifada - ‎19 hours ago‎
Twelve-year-olds across the world like their computers. But few take it to the level of Mohammad Alhaulimy. From a young age, Mohammad has shown a passion for computers, coding and technology, a passion that has been indulged by his family, and which ...
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US-born lone soldier wins leadership prize for actions in 2014 Gaza conflict

The Times of Israel - ‎12 hours ago‎
During the 2014 Gaza war, Elbaz was in the Rafah area in the Gaza Strip with his unit when the building he and his fellow soldiers were in came under attack by five Hamas fighters armed with assault rifles and grenades.
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Norway celebrates National Day in Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎21 hours ago‎
Frydenlund said the links between Palestine and Norway are stronger than ever, especially given the fact that hundreds of Norwegian citizens are living in Gaza. “We must come together and show support for the Palestinians” expressing his hope that ...
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Gaza 'Spiderboy' seeks to storm Guinness world records

Ynetnews - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Gaza 'Spiderboy' seeks to storm Guinness world records. Mohammed al-Sheikh, who appeared on 'Arabs Got Talent' in Lebanon, has extraordinary acrobatic skills and will likely enter the Guiness Book of Records for the 'most full body revolutions ...

Doctor uses iPad to conduct remote surgery in Gaza

CNN - ‎May 24, 2016‎
"I see on my screen the surgical feed that is being captured by the camera in Gaza and I'm able to draw on my screen the incision that needs to be done," says Dr.

Why camels mean more than just money to Gaza's Bedouin

Al-Monitor - ‎May 22, 2016‎
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Despite the difficulties that hinder camel breeding in the Gaza Strip, such as the scarcity of green pastures and ongoing urban sprawl, Bedouin families continue to breed camels as part of their heritage.

Video: Gaza family mourns children who burned to death

Mondoweiss - ‎May 23, 2016‎
On May 7, 2016, fire broke out in the Abu al-Hindi home in Gaza's Shati (Beach) refugee camp. Started by a tipped candle, the flames grew quickly grew out of control.

Twenty families move to Gaza border community

Ynetnews - ‎May 23, 2016‎
After Operation Protective Edge ended in the summer of 2014, Kibbutz Nahal Oz, located only a few hundred yards from Gaza, was surveying the damage.

Watchdog: Israeli Army Failed to Update Its Munitions Supplies After Gaza War

Haaretz - ‎19 hours ago‎
Watchdog: Israeli Army Failed to Update Its Munitions Supplies After Gaza War. State Comptroller also says that, for more than 18 years, the Air Force did not update its purchasing targets 'despite the significant changes that have occurred over the ...

Ryuichi Hirokawa: From kibbutz to Gaza

Aljazeera.com - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Standing before a photograph he took in 2009 of a Palestinian child in Gaza left speechless after witnessing a shower of human flesh from an Israeli attack on her neighbourhood, Japanese photographer Ryuichi Hirokawa says he decided to become a ...

Shooting 'The Idol' in Gaza was risky business for director

Los Angeles Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Making a film is never easy, but director Hany Abu-Assad faced challenges and risks that went well beyond the norm when he shot “The Idol” in Gaza. “I had to deal with the Israeli military, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas,” Abu-Assad said of his ...
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Israel Demands Names of Soldiers Who Blew Whistle on Gaza 'War Crimes' to Breaking the Silence

Forward - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Israel is trying to force a leading anti-occupation NGO to reveal the identities of the soldiers who testified to it about alleged military misconduct during the 2014 Gaza war - a move that the group says will effectively put it out of business ...

A fresh harvest for farmers in Gaza

Aljazeera.com - ‎May 21, 2016‎
After years of restricted access, hundreds of Palestinian farmers in Gaza were able to tend to their lands, up to 100 metres from the border fence.

As new Gaza commander comes in, IDF says its finger is on the trigger

The Times of Israel - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Incoming head of the IDF Gaza Division Yehuda Fuchs (left) shakes hands with Southern Command chief Eyal Zamir (center) during a ceremony marking the exit of Brig.
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Gaza red carpet event 'mirrors Cannes Film Festival'

Aljazeera.com - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The second annual Human Rights Film Festival is underway in Gaza, bringing a measure of glitz and glamour to a city that continues to be under Israeli siege.

Israel lifts Gaza ban on private cement imports

Al-Arabiya - ‎May 22, 2016‎
“In accordance with the security assessment and the understandings reached with the international community, as of today Sunday May 22 the re-entry of cement into Gaza has been approved,” said a statement from the government body responsible for ...

The ever-bleeding Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 21, 2016‎
I visited Gaza twice after the Oslo Accords and before Hamas began its rule of the Gaza Strip. I had slept there three nights before, and on my second trip, I went from Gaza to Cairo in a hired car. It was once of the most beautiful trips I have been ...
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