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Netanyahu's Dilemma: From the War in Gaza to the War at Home

James Dorsey | Posted 09.30.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is likely to face significant political problems at home and a far less empathetic diplomatic environment abroad once the guns fall silent in Gaza.

Israel and Gaza: The Boys on the Beach

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

In a 24/7 media world, the victims have faces and families...

Sophia Jones

Civilians Fleeing Gaza City Neighborhood After Israeli Strike Say They Have Nowhere To Go

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- Just after sunrise on Sunday, Zeinab, a young Palestinian mother, ran out of her house in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood with her hus...

Sophia Jones

Terrified Families Fleeing Northern Gaza Airstrikes Seek Refuge With UN

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- For days, Israeli strikes have been pounding northern Gaza, a major launching point for Hamas rockets fired toward Israel. But Saturday n...

Inside Gaza

The WorldPost | Chandran Nair | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of peop...

Hamas Orders Strict Gender Segregation In Gaza's Schools

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | World

GAZA, April 1 (Reuters) - New rules from the Education Ministry of the Islamist Hamas movement ruling the Gaza Strip will bar men from teaching at g...

Seeing Another Side of Gaza: Tourism in a Conflict Zone

Michael Luongo | Posted 02.16.2013 | World
Michael Luongo

If peace does break out on a permanent basis, the ceasefire holding, if the blockade is lifted and freer movement occurs, Gaza might be the most interesting place in the world for tourists to visit, to catch up on both their tans and history.

6-Year-Old Mohammed: 'When Are We Going To Die?'

Agence France Presse | Mai Yaghi | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

Every time six-year-old Mohammed hears the sound of Israeli missiles landing near his home in Gaza City, he turns to his mother and asks: "When are we...

Live Report From Gaza Hospital: As Civilian Toll Mounts, Israel Again Bombs Palestinian Journalists

Democracy Now! | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! talks to award-winning journalist Mohammed Omer about the extreme price being paid by the Gazan citizens in the wake of continued Israeli air strikes.

Gaza Won't Be 'Liveable' By 2020

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2012 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Gaza will no longer be "liveable" by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to improve water ...

Gaza Is a Battleground for Egyptian, Palestinian and Israeli Fish

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 09.17.2012 | Home
Hani Almadhoun

Most of Gaza's fishermen will complain about the restrictions in the Gaza sea. They are currently only allowed to fish about three miles away from shore, though according to previous treaties, Gazan fishermen should be allowed to go up to 12 miles in the water.

Gaza Freedom March Members Gain a Small Taste of the Palestinian Experience

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

Gaza Freedom March participants are calling their supporters around the world to contact Egyptian embassies and urge them to free the marchers and allow them to proceed to Gaza.

Breaking The Silence Claims Over Gaza Rebuffed By IDF Reservists

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In part of an ongoing schism within the ranks of the Israeli Defense Forces over alleged abuses against Palestinian civilians during Operation Cast Le...

Gaza Operation: Israeli Soldiers Tell A Different Story Than Official Military Line

Mikhael Manekin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mikhael Manekin

Twenty-six soldiers have now come forward to talk about their combat experiences in the Gaza War, and their testimonies are radically different from the official version given by Israel Defense Force spokesmen.

Gaza Breakdancing On The Rise

Electronic Intifada | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was a summer Wednesday evening and Muhammad al-Ghreiz, 22, was getting his eight-member team ready for a breakdance show at the al-Baydar restauran...

The Blockade of Gaza, Two Years On

Bill Van Esveld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Van Esveld

Under Israel's blockade, only 18 food items are approved for import into Gaza, where 65 percent of people live below the poverty line. Other prohibited goods include soccer balls, ink, and paper.

During His Trip to Egypt, Obama Should Visit Gaza

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

The issue that is really at the crux of the tensions with the United States is the intractable conflict between Israel and Palestine, and what many perceive as a one-sided U.S. policy in support of Israel.

Gaza civilians experience difficulty in receiving aid

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A van carrying aid in Gaza City. More than 1,300 Palestinians were killed in Israel’s 22-day Gaza offensive, and around 80 percent of Palestinians ...

Mideast Peace Process: Time for a New Approach

Amal Malouf Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amal Malouf Johnson

We need to create an environment of trust and amplify the voices of the less extreme segments of the population if we are going to give leaders a chance to have any type of successful negotiation.

Gaza War Damaged Hundreds Of Historic World War I Gravestones

GlobalPost | Matt Beynon Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In Gaza, violence is so prevalent, even death doesn't put you beyond its reach. Nor does a grave protect you from further insult to your dignity. The...

UN Halts Aid To Gaza Due To Repeated Hamas Theft

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The UN Relief and and Works agency announced today that is is suspending shipments of aid to Gaza. Citing interference from the militant Hamas organi...

Waltz with Bashir, Gaza, and the Post-Moral World

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

Perhaps its time we surrendered to what we know to be true, Arab and Jew both: The leaders on both sides lie. That is their job. They resort to war to protect the lies.

Healing Gaza's Wounds

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

In the war's aftermath it is important that attention be paid not only to Gaza's physical wounds and its immediate humanitarian needs, but to the psychic wounds of the survivors.

Mitchell's Challenge: After Gaza, Five Questions About Palestinian and Israeli Realities

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Given the overwhelming odds facing a two-state solution, a strong American negotiating presence will be necessary, of a sort not seen since... well, ever.

Gaza: Worse Than an Earthquake

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

"Patients died on the floor of the operating room because we had only six operating rooms," said Dr. Saeed Abuhassan. "And really we don't know enough about the kinds of weapons that have been used against Gaza."