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Gaza Humanitarian Crisis

Gaza "Strip Mall": Did the EU's Ashton Check the Opening Sales?

Jacob Shrybman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Shrybman

"Only basics like flour, rice and sugar have been allowed into Gaza from Israel." Isn't it funny how one does not see any of these items in the pictures of the Gaza "Strip Mall" grand opening?

Perhaps Gaza Should Send Humanitarian Aid to Turkey and Iran

Haggai Carmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Haggai Carmon

Palestinians in Gaza don't need those shipments any more than Iran and Turkey do. The aid the Palestinians actually need from the outside in order to effect long-term change is guidance and help to change their political plight.

Gaza Unplugged - The electricity crisis in Gaza sometimes means life or death

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

Daily power cuts in Gaza resulting from the Israeli blockade mean that Palestinians must now use cheap generators in their attempt to carry on with da...

Out of Favors in Finding Gaza Party Favors

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

Summer in Gaza is the season of wedding and engagement parties. Just like the rest of the world, Palestinians enjoy celebrating the happy occasions with flowers, music, dancing, food and gifts.

A Fast For Human Rights In Gaza

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David A. Love

There are many opinions on the Mideast conflict, but one thing is certain: the situation in Gaza is a humanitarian and human rights disaster, and it cannot continue.

Will Israel Help Gaza's Victims?

Sarah Holewinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Holewinski

So while the investigators press on and the applicable laws are figured out in the Gaza aftermath, here's an idea: help these people.

Investigating War Crimes on our Fact Finding Mission to Gaza

Noura Erakat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noura Erakat

Upon returning from a National Lawyers Guild fact-finding mission in Gaza, I believe it is of the utmost importance to speak to Anthony Cordesman's resounding dismissal of international law.

Inside Gaza: My Baby Born, A Light In The Darkness

The Independent | Fares Akram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It has been the bloodiest, most violent day yet here in Gaza City. Israeli tanks came in from the south, shelling and bombing in the residential areas...

Goodnight My Love, See You in Heaven -- Diary From an Aid Worker in Gaza

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

The situation has now reached such a critical point that doctors frequently confront dilemmas such as these -- to treat the child who is bleeding to death or the baby who has severe head injuries?

Red Cross Accuses Israel Of 'Unacceptable' Delays In Providing Access To Wounded

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The international Red Cross accused Israel on Thursday of "unacceptable" delays in letting rescue workers reach three Gaza City homes h...

A Plea From a Daughter of a Political Prisoner

Noor Elashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noor Elashi

During this winter day in Gaza, I feel crushed knowing that my dad's now-defunct charity, the Holy Land Foundation, could have come to the rescue.

Humanitarian Crisis In Gaza As Israeli Raids Intensify

The Independent | Kim Sengupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After six days of Israeli bombardment, aid agencies say that Gazans are facing a humanitarian crisis with air strikes causing severe problems in getti...