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Op-Ed News
Two Human Rights Defenders From Occupied Palestine Navigate the Politics of Capitol Hillcampaign of home demolitions, settlement construction and population transfer.
Two Human Rights Defenders From Occupied Palestine Navigate the Politics of Capitol Hill
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
campaign of home demolitions, settlement construction and population transfer. For his part, Sourani founded the PCHR in Gaza City, now the target of unprecedented violence from Israeli drones, attack jets and heavy artillery. Sourani currently... Read more
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Aljazeera
First food truck rolls into Palestineor questions about the truck." Since launching their business, the two men hea
First food truck rolls into Palestine
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
or questions about the truck." Since launching their business, the two men heard of another food truck debuting in Gaza City. With four families relying on the truck for their livelihood, Barghouti and Bibi will need all the customers they... Read more
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World Tribune
2012: Middle Eastseek calm amid rumors of mass-casualty attack – November 21 Israeli air strik
2012: Middle East
World Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
seek calm amid rumors of mass-casualty attack – November 21 Israeli air strike hits Islamic Jihad command center in Gaza City high rise – November 20 Senator warns of cut-off in Egypt aid for ‘inciting violence’ between Israel, Hamas –... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Hamas deploys forces on Egypt Gaza border over ISIS concernsHamas deploys forces on Egypt-Gaza border over ISIS concerns2016-04-21 17:00 G
Hamas deploys forces on Egypt Gaza border over ISIS concerns
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Hamas deploys forces on Egypt-Gaza border over ISIS concerns2016-04-21 17:00 Gaza City - The militant Hamas group deployed forces on Thursday along the Egypt-Gaza border to counter Cairo's concerns that it is aiding Islamic State extremists in... Read more
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Salon.com
Hamas deploys forces on Egypt-Gaza border over IS concernsGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The militant Hamas group deployed forces on Thursd
Hamas deploys forces on Egypt-Gaza border over IS concerns
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The militant Hamas group deployed forces on Thursday along the Egypt-Gaza border to counter Cairo’s concerns that it is aiding Islamic State extremists in Egypt’s lawless Sinai Peninsula. Egypt accuses Hamas, which rules... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City of Memphis asks for dismissal of federal discrimination lawsuit by former police recruitby the cousin was taken by a photojournalist and depicts young supporters of th
City of Memphis asks for dismissal of federal discrimination lawsuit by former police recruit
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
by the cousin was taken by a photojournalist and depicts young supporters of the Islamic Jihad movement at a 2010 rally in Gaza City. Frisch interviewed Elkhayyat after a training academy instructor raised concerns about Elkhayyat, according to... Read more
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CTV News
Bus explosion in Jerusalem deemed 'terror attack,' 21 woundedsay the violence is due to a lack of hope for gaining independence after years
Bus explosion in Jerusalem deemed 'terror attack,' 21 wounded
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
say the violence is due to a lack of hope for gaining independence after years of failed peace efforts. Associated Press writers Fares Akram in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, and Mohammed Daraghmeh in Ramallah, West Bank contributed to... Read more
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ABC News
This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the GlobeBrigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, during
This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, during a rally marking Palestinian Prisoner Day in Gaza City, April 16, 2016. Brazilian citizens celebrate the result of the vote in the Lower House concerning the impeachment... Read more
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Aljazeera
Majd Oweida: The jailed robot designer from GazaGaza City - Majd Oweida arrived at the Erez crossing on February 23, en route t
Majd Oweida: The jailed robot designer from Gaza
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
Gaza City - Majd Oweida arrived at the Erez crossing on February 23, en route to the occupied West Bank, in the hope of fulfilling a lifelong dream to organise a programme that introduces talented Palestinians to the world. This was to be the first... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledgesthe 2014 summer war between Israel and Hamas, as the long-awaited reconstructio
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
the 2014 summer war between Israel and Hamas, as the long-awaited reconstruction began in Shijaiyah neighborhood eastern Gaza City. A new report released Monday, April 18, 2016, by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledgesthat Egypt's closure of its border crossing with Gaza, the main gateway for peo
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
that Egypt's closure of its border crossing with Gaza, the main gateway for people moving in and out of the territory, has "further exacerbated the situation." Associated Press writer Fares Akram in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, contributed to this rep... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledgesthe 2014 summer war between Israel and Hamas, as the long-awaited reconstructio
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
the 2014 summer war between Israel and Hamas, as the long-awaited reconstruction began in Shijaiyah neighborhood eastern Gaza City. A new report released Monday, April 18, 2016, by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledgesthe 2014 summer war between Israel and Hamas, as the long-awaited reconstructio
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
the 2014 summer war between Israel and Hamas, as the long-awaited reconstruction began in Shijaiyah neighborhood eastern Gaza City. A new report released Monday, April 18, 2016, by the World Bank shows that Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and... Read more
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Salon.com
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledgesthat Egypt’s closure of its border crossing with Gaza, the main gateway for peo
World Bank urges donors to fulfill Gaza pledges
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
that Egypt’s closure of its border crossing with Gaza, the main gateway for people moving in and out of the territory, has “further exacerbated the situation.” Associated Press writer Fares Akram in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, contributed to this rep... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, during
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, during a rally marking Palestinian Prisoner Day in Gaza City on April 16, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMSMAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images MAHMUD HAMSAFP/Getty Images Spain's... Read more
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Aljazeera
Palestinians take to streets to mark Prisoners Dayoutrage," he asked, referring to a Palestinian child currently being held by Is
Palestinians take to streets to mark Prisoners Day
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
outrage," he asked, referring to a Palestinian child currently being held by Israel and due to be released on April 24. In Gaza City, members of the various political factions - including warring parties Hamas and Fatah - took part in a rally that... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Palestinian Prisoner Day2014, Al-Qassam Brigades announced it had captured Israeli soldier Oron Shaul w
Palestinian Prisoner Day
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
2014, Al-Qassam Brigades announced it had captured Israeli soldier Oron Shaul while engaging Israeli ground troops east of Gaza City during the 51-day Israeli war on the Gaza Strip. Israel has accused Hamas of holding the body of officer Hadar... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sting like a bee: alternative therapy in Gazacerebral palsy, autism and cancer," he said inside an apartment packed with pat
Sting like a bee: alternative therapy in Gaza
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
cerebral palsy, autism and cancer," he said inside an apartment packed with patients on the edge of a beach refugee camp in Gaza City. The 58-year-old Palestinian said he makes bees sting patients at certain points in their bodies that he has... Read more
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The Columbian
Gaza lioness leaves territory for new life in the West BankGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli and Palestinian handlers have transferred a lio
Gaza lioness leaves territory for new life in the West Bank
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli and Palestinian handlers have transferred a lioness from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank Uri Madar, an official with COGAT, an Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, inspected the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Gaza lioness leaves territory for new life in the West BankGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian handlers have transferred
Gaza lioness leaves territory for new life in the West Bank
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian handlers have transferred a lioness from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank Uri Madar, an official with COGAT, an Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, inspected the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Arab Report: Five Killed in Rafah Tunnel Collapsethat Six Israeli bulldozers escorted by Israeli military vehicles made an incur
Arab Report: Five Killed in Rafah Tunnel Collapse
The Jewish Press / Posted 20 days ago
that Six Israeli bulldozers escorted by Israeli military vehicles made an incursion into the Shujaiya suburb in eastern Gaza City to level lands. The bulldozers entered the border area, crossing several yards inside the northern Gaza Strip after... Read more
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The Forward
For Parents of Israeli Soldiers Lost in Gaza, the War Never EndedWe can’t leave the place of our mourning.” Oron Shaul, then 20, was engaged wi
For Parents of Israeli Soldiers Lost in Gaza, the War Never Ended
The Forward / Posted 20 days ago
We can’t leave the place of our mourning.” Oron Shaul, then 20, was engaged with his unit in a brutal battle over the Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya on July 20, 2014. He had left his armored personnel carrier to repair a broken part when... Read more
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Daily Record
MP come surgeon Philippa Whitford heads for Palestine to save lives with charitylectures. And she spent five days visiting medical facilities in Gaza. Her tr
MP come surgeon Philippa Whitford heads for Palestine to save lives with charity
Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
lectures. And she spent five days visiting medical facilities in Gaza. Her trip included a visit to al-Ahli hospital in Gaza City, where she volunteered in the 1990s. Whitford said yesterday: “I met with the charity I work with through being in... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |be implemented. BULENT KILICAFP/Getty Images Palestinian breeders walk past ca
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
be implemented. BULENT KILICAFP/Getty Images Palestinian breeders walk past cages holding pigeons during an exhibition in Gaza City on April 7, 2016. MOHAMMED ABEDAFP/Getty Images Workers sweep up stray beans spilled from sacks of green,... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The Arab-Israeli conflict: Time to move onPalestinians ride a motorbike rickshaw loaded with boxes containing fish at the
The Arab-Israeli conflict: Time to move on
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 23 days ago
Palestinians ride a motorbike rickshaw loaded with boxes containing fish at the Seaport of Gaza City April 4, 2016. Photo by Suhaib Salem/Reuters As a result of the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, roughly 800,000 Jews were expelled from... Read more
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The China Post
Ministers debate fate of ancient church unearthed at Gaza site GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories--Archaeologists have called for the preser
Ministers debate fate of ancient church unearthed at Gaza site
The China Post / Posted 24 days ago
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories--Archaeologists have called for the preservation of an ancient church unearthed on a Gaza construction site, with different ministries in the Hamas-run... Read more
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The Christian Post
Ancient Symbol for Jesus Christ Discovered in Gaza Among 1,500-O Byzantine Church Ruinsruins which archaeologists say may be part of a Byzantine church or cathedral d
Ancient Symbol for Jesus Christ Discovered in Gaza Among 1,500-O Byzantine Church Ruins
The Christian Post / Posted 25 days ago
ruins which archaeologists say may be part of a Byzantine church or cathedral dating from around 1,500 years ago, in Gaza City April 4, 2016. An ancient Greek symbol for Christ was reportedly discovered at the ruins of a Byzantine church in... Read more
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CTV News
Gaza workers discover what could be an ancient churchsome of them with a Greek cross. She says the ruins likely belong to a church-
Gaza workers discover what could be an ancient church
CTV News / Posted 25 days ago
some of them with a Greek cross. She says the ruins likely belong to a church-like structure that existed in what is now Gaza City. She says they date back to the sixth century, and are characteristic of the era of Emperor Justinian. The items... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Gaza workers discover what could be an ancient Christian churchsome of them with a Greek cross. She says the ruins likely belong to a church-
Gaza workers discover what could be an ancient Christian church
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
some of them with a Greek cross. She says the ruins likely belong to a church-like structure that existed in what is now Gaza City. She says they date back to the sixth century, and are characteristic of the era of Emperor Justinian. The items... Read more
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ABC News
Gaza Workers Discover What Could Be an Ancient Churchsome of them with a Greek cross. She says the ruins likely belong to a church-
Gaza Workers Discover What Could Be an Ancient Church
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
some of them with a Greek cross. She says the ruins likely belong to a church-like structure that existed in what is now Gaza City. She says they date back to the sixth century, and are characteristic of the era of Emperor Justinian. The items... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Palestinians: Presidents for Life, No Electionsunionists and even lawyers. Last week, Hamas security forces raided the office
Palestinians: Presidents for Life, No Elections
The Jewish Press / Posted 25 days ago
unionists and even lawyers. Last week, Hamas security forces raided the offices of the Palestinian Bar Association in Gaza City and confiscated computers. The raid came as a result of the controversy surrounding the Bar Association not... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Photos of the Day for April 4people gather to celebrate the birthday of jailed Kurdish Worker Party's (PKK)
Photos of the Day for April 4
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 days ago
people gather to celebrate the birthday of jailed Kurdish Worker Party's (PKK) founder Abdullah Ocalan, in his hometown of Omerli, Turkey. (Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images) A Palestinian man carries a fish for sale at the Seaport of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gaza fishermen test waters after blockade easedGaza fishermen stand on their boat off the coast of the Gaza Strip. (AFP) Gaza
Gaza fishermen test waters after blockade eased
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Gaza fishermen stand on their boat off the coast of the Gaza Strip. (AFP) Gaza City - Gaza fishermen have begun working further off the coast after Israel relaxed restrictions for the first time in a decade, but said on Monday that the measure was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zoneGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) � Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zone
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) � Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail to sea after Israel expanded the coastal strip's fishing zone from six to nine nautical miles. The head of the Gaza fishermen's union Zakareya Bakr said haul was still... Read more
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Daily Herald
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zoneGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail to
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zone
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail to sea after Israel expanded the coastal strip's fishing zone from six to nine nautical miles. The head of the Gaza fishermen's union Zakareya Bakr said haul was still... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zoneGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zone
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail to sea after Israel expanded the coastal strip's fishing zone from six to nine nautical miles. The head of the Gaza fishermen's union Zakareya Bakr said haul was still... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Builders find remnants from Byzantine period in Gazaarchaeologist Hyam al-Betar (L) looks at artefacts excavated during the constru
Builders find remnants from Byzantine period in Gaza
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
archaeologist Hyam al-Betar (L) looks at artefacts excavated during the construction of a commercial building in Gaza City, on 4 April 2016. Picture: AFP/ MOHAMMED ABED GAZA - Construction workers in Gaza have discovered ancient ruins... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zoneGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail
Gaza fishermen head to sea after Israel expands fishing zone
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 26 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Gaza fishermen returned Monday from a 15-hour sail to sea after Israel expanded the coastal strip's fishing zone from six to nine nautical miles. The head of the Gaza fishermen's union Zakareya Bakr said haul was still... Read more
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Boston Herald
Israel eases Gaza restrictions with expanded fishing zoneGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Fishermen in Gaza can now sail farther from the coastal
Israel eases Gaza restrictions with expanded fishing zone
Boston Herald / Posted 27 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Fishermen in Gaza can now sail farther from the coastal territory after Israel expanded the fishing zone on Sunday. COGAT, the Israeli defense body that handles civilian issues with the Palestinians, announced the new easing... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Israel eases Gaza restrictions with expanded fishing zoneGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) � Fishermen in Gaza are now sailing further from the
Israel eases Gaza restrictions with expanded fishing zone
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) � Fishermen in Gaza are now sailing further from the coastal territory after Israel expanded the fishing zone. COGAT, the Israeli defense body that handles civilian issues with the Palestinians, announced the new easing of... Read more
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Salon.com
Israel eases Gaza restrictions with expanded fishing zoneGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Fishermen in Gaza are now sailing further from the
Israel eases Gaza restrictions with expanded fishing zone
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Fishermen in Gaza are now sailing further from the coastal territory after Israel expanded the fishing zone. COGAT, the Israeli defense body that handles civilian issues with the Palestinians, announced the new easing of... Read more
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Reuters
Israel allows Gaza fishermen more maritime spaceA Palestinian fisherman paddles a boat in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast o
Israel allows Gaza fishermen more maritime space
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
A Palestinian fisherman paddles a boat in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Gaza City April 3, 2016. Palestinian fishermen use a net to catch fish on a beach in Gaza City April 3, 2016. Palestinian fishermen take fish out of their net on a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israel Navy Patrol Sinks Gaza Smuggler Vesselweek as saying the Israel Navy had decided to permit expansion of the permitted
Israel Navy Patrol Sinks Gaza Smuggler Vessel
The Jewish Press / Posted 28 days ago
week as saying the Israel Navy had decided to permit expansion of the permitted fishing zone “south of Wadi Gaza (south of Gaza City) from six to nine nautical mines” in advance of the coming fishing season. The IDF Coordinator of Government... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Photos of the WeekPalestinians climb over a tree as they watch a cultural carnival organized by G
Photos of the Week
The Globe and Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Palestinians climb over a tree as they watch a cultural carnival organized by Gaza Municipality in Gaza City. Kashmiri Muslims pray upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during a festival to mark the death... Read more
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Calcutta News
Hamas slams Twitter for closing its accounts Gaza City - The Palestinian militant group Hamas lashed out at Twitter on Fri
Hamas slams Twitter for closing its accounts
Calcutta News / Posted 29 days ago
Gaza City - The Palestinian militant group Hamas lashed out at Twitter on Friday, after the social media giant allegedly closed a number of its accounts. The party's military wing, the Ezzedine Al-Qassam... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Hamas slams Twitter for closing its accountsGaza City - The Palestinian militant group Hamas lashed out at Twitter on Frida
Hamas slams Twitter for closing its accounts
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
Gaza City - The Palestinian militant group Hamas lashed out at Twitter on Friday, after the social media giant allegedly closed a number of its accounts. The party's military wing, the Ezzedine Al-Qassam Brigades, said its English and... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |Goldman) David GoldmanAP Palestinians are silhouetted by the sunset, as they s
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
Goldman) David GoldmanAP Palestinians are silhouetted by the sunset, as they stand at the Gaza port at sunset in Gaza City, Thursday, March 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) Hatem MoussaAP A man gestures in front of riot police during a... Read more
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The Columbian
Red Cross brings solar panels to Gaza clinicsGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A project sponsored by the international Red Cross on T
Red Cross brings solar panels to Gaza clinics
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A project sponsored by the international Red Cross on Thursday installed solar panels at 32 health-care clinics in the Gaza Strip to ensure that vaccines remain refrigerated in the power-starved territory. Each clinic... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Red Cross brings solar panels to Gaza clinicsGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) � The international Red Cross has installed solar pa
Red Cross brings solar panels to Gaza clinics
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) � The international Red Cross has installed solar panels at 32 health-care clinics in the Gaza Strip to ensure that vaccines remain refrigerated in the power-starved territory. Workers installed a unit of six panels on... Read more
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