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LOOK: Gazans Have Become Experts At Making New Out Of Old

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- In adapting to years of border blockades and shortages, Palestinians in Gaza have become experts at recycling and making new ...

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.

Report: Hamas Publicly Executes 6 Men At Busy Street Corner

AP | KARIN LAUB and IAN DEITCH | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Masked gunmen publicly shot dead six suspected collaborators with Israel at a large Gaza City intersection Tuesday, witnesses...

PHOTOS: The Gaza Conflict In Facts And Figures

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- With little notice, Israel has launched a blistering air offensive against the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas militant group. Here's a look at...

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 | Food
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.

Missile From Gaza Hits School Bus, Israel Retaliates

AP | By ARON HELLER | Posted 06.07.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- An anti-tank missile fired from the Gaza Strip struck a school bus in southern Israel Thursday, wounding two people, one of them critical...

Hamas Compound Blast In Gaza Wounds Women And Children

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A huge blast Wednesday at a Hamas military base in southern Gaza lightly injured more than a dozen people, including chi...

Israeli Rockets Injure 12 At Gaza Airport, Hamas Says

AP | RIZEK ABDEL JAWAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas officials say Israeli aircraft have fired five missiles at Gaza's defunct airport and nearby border tunnels, wounding ...

Israel's Gaza Blockade Criticized By UN Humanitarian Chief

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. humanitarian chief says Israel's blockade of Gaza is not helping its security or weakening Hamas' hold on the territor...

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.

Israel Gaza War Defended In Government Report

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli government report released Thursday insisted that "incessant" Hamas rocket attacks forced Israel to hit Gaza hard earlier...

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.

Gaza War Crimes Hearing To Be Held: UN

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A UN team investigating possible war crimes by Israel and Hamas during the Gaza war has announced it will hold two days of public hearings in Gaza lat...

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 P...

Israel Fought Fair In Gaza: IDF Ethics Chief

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NETANYA, Israel — In some ways, Brig. Gen. Eli Shermeister's job is one of the toughest in the Israeli army. Shermeister serves as the Israeli ...

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. T...