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Families of Gaza war victims protest lack of aid

Aljazeera.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Gaza City - Despite the sweltering July heat, Fatima Arief has been camping out in Gaza City for two weeks in an effort to press the Palestinian government for financial compensation after the death of her husband and son during the 2014 Gaza war.
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Dispatches: Executions In Gaza Do Not Mean Justice

Human Rights Watch - ‎5 hours ago‎
Two young men broke into an apartment in May in my native Gaza City and murdered a 79-year-old woman, Thoraya al-Badri, who had recently returned from a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

My daughter sends joy to Gaza

The Electronic Intifada - ‎1 hour ago‎
For nine years my wife Faten and I have been intermittently separated from our school-age children as we traveled back and forth between our home in Gaza and Cairo as Faten needed brain surgery and radiotherapy treatment unavailable here. Palestinians ...

Gaza Lives: Wiaam's Story. The Suffering of the Occupied Gaza Strip in the Field of Education

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎8 hours ago‎
My name is Wiaam. I am a young woman who lives in Shuja'iyya neighborhood in Gaza. I attend the Islamic University and I have lived in this city for the entire 22 years of my life.

Citizens map out Gaza's history

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Tall al-Ajjul, south of Gaza City, is one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Gaza Strip. The site is a mound on the north bank of Wadi Gaza, where the old town of Beth-Eglaim was located during the days of the Mamluks ...

Israel Out to Destroy Lifeline of Gaza Business Owners

Haaretz - ‎16 hours ago‎
This is the situation, according to A., a key figure in the association of Gaza businessmen whose family has owned a factory there for decades: “These are the most prominent merchants in Gaza who aren't getting permits. It's as if Israel wants to ...

New Airport for Gaza: Cloning the 50s UN Experience

International Middle East Media Center - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The Project Unified Assistance (PUA) seeks to rehash the idea of a humanitarian airport supervised by the UN, in the fifties and sixties of last century, east of Gaza city. Five years ago, Ahmad Al-Khatib, the projects' director, launched an initiative ...

Turkish aid flows into besieged Gaza Strip

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
More aid from Turkey has started flowing into Gaza this week under the terms of the recent Turkey-Israel deal, after the Social Affairs Ministry spent weeks organising the material.

West Bank, Gaza gear up for Palestine's biggest sporting event

+972 Magazine - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Al Ahly team players celebrate after a football match for the Palestine Cup final between Gaza's Shejaia's club and Hebron's Al-Ahly club on August 14, 2015 at Hussein Bin Ali Stadium in the West Bank city of Hebron.

UNRWA launches the first trade fair of microfinance projects in Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Microfinance Department in Gaza organized its first trade fair to display the products and services from small and microenterprises run by Palestinians benefitting from UNRWA Microfinance loans.
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Gaza: The Last Picture

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
On July 8, 2014, Israel launched Operation Protective Edge, aimed at stopping alleged rocket fire from Gaza into the occupied territories.

Animals at 'world's worst zoo' in Gaza to get new homes

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
A new life awaits the 16 lucky animals who will be rescued from the Gaza Strip's Khan Younis zoo, which has earned the unfortunate moniker of “world's worst zoo.

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to West Bank and Gaza

International Monetary Fund - ‎3 hours ago‎
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Karen Ongley visited East Jerusalem and Ramallah from July 13–25, 2016, to assess recent economic developments in the West Bank and Gaza and the financial situation of the Palestinian Authority (PA).

My Gaza hospital was destroyed. Why has the world stayed silent?

The National - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Two years ago, my hospital was destroyed. It was the only dedicated rehabilitation hospital in Gaza, a modern centre of care with 80 beds, a therapeutic garden and state-of-the-art equipment.
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Israel Hayom | Bereaved families urge official probe into 2014 Gaza ...

Israel Hayom - ‎10 hours ago‎
"Operation Protective Edge lasted 50 days and claimed the lives of 67 soldiers and five civilians," parents write in a letter to President Reuven Rivlin, PM ...

Fatah leaders in Gaza say leadership commission supports Mohammed Dahlan

Middle East Monitor - ‎12 hours ago‎
Senior Fatah leaders in Gaza have accused the new Fatah leadership commission of taking decisions in favour of the dismissed leader Mohammed Dahlan that reinforces his grip on the movement against Mahmoud Abbas, Al-Resalah newspaper reported ...

Only six shrines remain standing as Gaza's ancient sites crumble

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
KHAN YUNIS, Gaza Strip - All that is left of the Sheikh Youssef shrine is a room surmounted by a dome made of ancient marble.
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Israeli Army Opens Fire on Palestinian Homes, Land Along Gaza Borders

WAFA - Palestine News Agency - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
GAZA, July 23, 2016 (WAFA) - Israeli occupation forces Saturday opened its heavy machine gunfire toward Palestinian homes and agricultural land along the borderline area to the east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza Strip. Soldiers Stationed at ...

Budgets committee Chair visits EU-funded projects in Gaza

European Parliament (press release) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Jean Arthuis (ALDE, FR), Chair of the Committee on Budgets, travelled on Tuesday to the Gaza Strip. He visited EU-funded projects aimed at promoting sustainable economic development and empowerment of women as well as infrastructure projects in the ...
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