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Sophia Jones

'If You Make A Thousand Dollars In Gaza, You'd Make A Million Outside'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.14.2015 | World

Palestinians ride their donkey-carts in the middle of rubble and destroyed buildings, on May 11, 2015, in the Eastern Gaza City neighborhood of Shejai...

PHOTOS: A Fascinating Look Inside Gaza's Smuggling Tunnels

Posted 11.20.2012 | World

"We did not choose to use the tunnels,” a government engineer told me. “But it was too hard for us to stand still during the siege and expect war ...

Ramadan In Gaza: Short on Cash, Not Chicken

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

Israel's policies towards Gaza may actually be empowering Hamas as the governing party. Lifting the siege of Gaza during Ramadan would be a powerful symbolic gesture and shift the pressure on Hamas to reciprocate.

Pro-Israel Crowd Rally In Front Of LA Consulate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The LA Times reports on Pro-Israel demonstrations held in Los Angeles over the weekend: Supporters of Israel rallied in front of the country's consula...

Sam Stein

Israeli Ambassador To U.S., Michael Oren, Rejects International Investigation Of Flotilla Deaths

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the few ways the Obama administration has attempted to show its displeasure with Israel following the death of pro-Palestinian activists aboard...

News Flash 2015: Eradicated Israel Still Blamed for World Problems

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Seoul, South Korea/June 25, 2015 - North Korea's unprovoked attack on a thousand South Korean nuns, orphans, and baby seals has resulted in the world'...

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.

Gaza/Israel: Hamas Rocket Attacks on Civilians Unlawful

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

Palestinian armed groups have argued that rocket attacks are appropriate reprisals for Israeli military operations and the ongoing blockade of Gaza, and are a lawful response.

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.

Protesters in Beirut Demand Action from Arab Leaders on Gaza, Focusing on Egypt as Demonstrations Rise (VIDEO)

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

Millions across the Arab world are demonstrating, demanding that Arab governments do more to support Palestinians trapped in Gaza.

Human Rights Watch: Israel, Hamas Violating International Law

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New York, December 30, 2008 - Israel and Hamas both must respect the prohibition under the laws of war against deliberate and indiscriminate attacks o...

Palestinians Brace For Israeli Attack After Militants Ignore Warnings

The National Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were bracing for an Israeli attack that one newspaper said could come as early as tomorrow, after militants ignored war...

Hamas: Israel-Gaza Truce Is Over

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Update: 12/19/08 8am: The six-month truce between Israel and Hamas is now over, and the New York Times reports that the security situation is likely ...