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Israel's Next War in Gaza Is Becoming a Self-fulfilling Prophecy

Haaretz - ‎12 hours ago‎
The comptroller's draft report said that in the months before the 2014 conflict, the cabinet didn't seriously discuss the possibility that alleviating economic distress could prevent a war in Gaza. Only after the war did Israel loosen some of the ...
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UN Envoy: Escalation Between Israel and Hamas in Gaza a Matter of Time

Haaretz - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Mladenov said that Palestinians in Gaza are “growing ever more desperate,” seeing their prospects for living a normal life and recovering their economy blocked by Hamas's military build-up, Israel's security measures and closures, the lack of ...

Gaza refugee finally freed from Arizona immigration jail

The Electronic Intifada (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
Ghalia, who will turn 32 this summer, fled Gaza in 2010. He arrived in a refugee camp in Cyprus where he first met Mounis Hammoud, 30, who also fled Gaza after his home was bombed by Israel during its three week assault in late 2008 and early 2009.
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Gaza: Siege adds to suffering of cancer patients - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Israel and Egypt's continued embargo along with the growing political infighting between Hamas and Fatah have made things so complicated for doctors and patients that even diagnosing which type of cancers the children have cannot be done in Gaza.

Gaza women turn recycling into an art

The Electronic Intifada - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Zainab Aziz, a 25-year-old mother of two, set up the project after graduating with an Arabic language degree from Al-Aqsa University in Gaza City last year. The project is known as The New Heritage because it gives a modern and environmentally ...
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What awaits Gaza after the appointment of Lieberman as Israel's…

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 27, 2016‎
They have differing thoughts regarding how it will deal with the Gaza Strip, which is governed by Hamas, a group the party has long called for the end of.
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Filmmaker pays homage to Gaza with biopic on singing hero

Daily Mail - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Raised in a refugee camp in the ramshackle Gaza Strip, singer Mohammed Assaf emerged as a symbol of Palestinian resilience as he persevered to win the "Arab Idol" television contest.
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Sexual assault epidemic in Gaza

Ynetnews - ‎May 26, 2016‎
One in two inhabitants is under 18 in Gaza, where the United Nations says 300,000 children, having endured three wars with Israel since 2008 and a decade under blockade, need psychological support.

Singing hero biopic a homage to Gaza – Assaf a symbol of Palestinian resilience

Arab Times Kuwait English Daily - ‎7 hours ago‎
“The movie is an homage to Gaza,” Abu-Assad, a Palestinian and two-time Oscar nominee, told AFP ahead of Friday's opening of “The Idol” in US cinemas.

IDF officers say they knew Protective Edge mission incomplete

Arutz Sheva - ‎6 hours ago‎
Several officers involved in the operation spoke to Army Radio reporters early Sunday, where they stated that the blanket statements the IDF sent out at the end of the 2014 Gaza war claiming full victory were unjustified. "There was no place to flaunt ...

Apple, Arbiters Of Art, Say Game About Surviving The Gaza Strip Isn't A Game, Even Though It Is

Techdirt - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Search for stories about Apple's App Store in the Techdirt archives and you will quickly notice a theme. That theme is that Apple routinely appoints itself as the arbiter of artistic quality and morality when it comes to content within the app store ...

#LETITFLOW: Justice for Gaza

Alternative Information Center (AIC) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
TFJ explains that Israel's classification of materials that are essential for the repair of Gaza's water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems as “dual use items” allows the water crisis to be ongoing.

Siege and attacks destroying Gaza history

CCTV - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Israel's siege of Gaza is compounding the cultural destruction wrought by military attacks. This is according to archaeologists who are desperate to recover the area's five-millennia history.

Smuggled Rocket/Mortar Parts Shipment From Hebron to Gaza Foiled

The Jewish Press - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Gaza's ruling Hamas terrorist organization has, in fact, a manufacturing and distribution center set up in Hebron, with a plant there to produce parts for its war machine.

UN calls on donors to fulfil their obligations toward Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Blair and his opinions are toxic; he should be ignored · / Life is on hold for Yemeni refugees · / New York Times: US Commandos on the frontline in Raqqa · / Yemeni couple die on wedding night due to power outage · / What awaits Gaza after the ...

Meet the 12-year-old Gaza IT geek

The Electronic Intifada - ‎May 24, 2016‎
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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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 ...

Norway celebrates National Day in Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 24, 2016‎
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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Breast cancer is bad enough – imagine enduring it in Gaza

The Guardian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
For women with breast cancer in Gaza, Israel's and Egypt's near-total closure affects nearly every stage of their diagnosis and treatment.

Israel resumes cement shipments for private Gaza reconstruction after 45-day break

Yahoo News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
GAZA (Reuters) - Israel on Monday resumed deliveries to the Gaza Strip of cement for home reconstruction by private individuals, ending a 45-day-old ban it imposed after it accused the Palestinian enclave's Hamas rulers of seizing some of the stock.