This detailed map of Gaza helps explain the conflict -

This detailed map of Gaza helps explain the conflict

Vox - 17 Jul 2014
Since Israel withdrew its military forces and settlers from Gaza in 2005, the relationship between the Palestinian territory and Israeli authorities has been, to say the least, fraught. This map does a great job laying out that relationship and how ...

Gaza and Israel - The Irish Times

Irish Times - 18 Jan 2018
Sir, – David Abrahamson (January 17th) tells us that Michael Jansen is incorrect to refer to “Israeli-occupied Gaza” in her report (World News, January 4th) on the likely outcomes of the withdrawal of American funding by the Trump administration. As ...

Protest in Gaza against funding halt by US

NHK WORLD - 17 Jan 2018
Palestinian people in Gaza have protested the US decision to withhold its contribution to a UN agency supporting Palestinian refugees. Protestors gathered in front of an office of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East ...

Palestinians See Gaza Peace Dividend Pass Them By

U.S. News & World Report - 16 Jan 2018
A Palestinian man carries food supplies at a United Nations food distribution center in Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City January 15, 2018. Picture taken January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem Reuters. By Nidal al-Mughrabi. GAZA (Reuters) - Life ...

Norman Finkelstein's 'Gaza' is an exhaustive act of witness

Mondoweiss - 17 Jan 2018
Gaza: An Inquest Into Its Martyrdom, enables a different scholarship. Norman Finkelstein has set out to deconstruct the false narrative of war in Gaza, by refuting its component parts. One by one. Finkelstein is an author, activist and scholar with ...

British Labour Party drops candidate who linked Holocaust and ...

Cleveland Jewish News - 17 Jan 2018
(JTA) — Amid ongoing concerns over the British Labour Party's handling of anti-Semitism in its ranks, the party scrapped the candidacy of an activist who said Holocaust victims who “died with dignity must be turning in their graves” over how “Gaza is ...

How Netanyahu Should Have Handled Criticism Over 2014 Gaza War

Haaretz - 16 Jan 2018
Whoever leaked that information apparently sought to suggest that putting Doron Beinhorn in the 103rd slot on Naftali Bennetts Knesset list contributed to the comptroller adopting Bennetts version of events in the dispute with Netanyahu about the scope ...

Video: Building a theater audience in Gaza

The Electronic Intifada - 16 Jan 2018
The troupe brings together 25 actors from all over the Strip, to rehearse and perform plays for the public. There is no dedicated playhouse in Gaza, so the troupe rehearses and performs at the Said al-Mishal Establishment for Culture and Sciences in ...

Food Vouchers in Gaza: bringing relief and feeding minds

ReliefWeb - 17 Jan 2018
Sanyora, 35, is a divorced single mother, living with her six children and her brother at her parents' home in Beit Lahia, north Gaza. Divorce in Gaza comes at a steep price. “I wouldn't have had the courage to ask for a divorce without the support of ...

Palestinian families protest US food aid cuts in Gaza

Middle East Monitor - 17 Jan 2018
Dozens of families benefitting from the Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) food programme protested in front of the UNDP High Representative's headquarters in Gaza City. 11,000 families, made up of 65,000 individuals, receive aid from the CHF. Over a month ...

Flare-up with Israel tests Hamas effort to keep Gaza on low boil

Reuters - 12 Jan 2018
The careful moves reflect the balancing act maintained both by Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, and the Israeli government, old foes who share a reluctance to go to war again. Gaza's neighbourhoods still bear the scars of the destruction ...

The Trap That Is the Gaza Strip - Jewish Culture | Hamodia - 18 Jan 2018
Gaza Strip Hamas supporters attend a rally marking the Hamas's 30th anniversary, in Shechem last month. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed). By A. Pe'er, Hamodia Military Correspondent. Not one serious political or military party in the gaza strip is interested ...

ISIS Declares War on Hamas, and Gaza Families Disown Sons in Sinai

New York Times - 10 Jan 2018
RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Three brothers from this dusty Gaza border town paid smugglers to spirit them through underground tunnels across the border into Egypt. There they joined the Sinai affiliate of the Islamic State, which is battling the Egyptian Army ...

Living among the dead in Gaza

+972 Magazine - 15 Jan 2018
“Did you lose your homes during the last war on Gaza?” “I was born between the tombs,” he said. His words shocked me. My heart started to beat fast. “My parents were expelled from their village [in the land now called Israel] during the 1948 Nakba and ...

Gaza farmers go for gold

Middle East Monitor - 15 Jan 2018
Farmer Mohammed Al-Wahidi walks through the family farm and starts harvesting the citrus fruit, south of Gaza city. Mohammed picks pomelettes, which are a hybrid citrus fruit resulting from combining pomelos and grapefruits. They are sweet and very ...

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