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EU diplomats want Gaza blockade lifted

By AFP – Nov 08,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

Palestinian children gesture during a visit of international diplomats to Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip on Tuesday (AFP photo) 222 more words


Victims of Israeli raid on Gaza flotilla fear legal case will be dropped over new political deal

There is concern from plaintiffs that ‘politics is trampling on justice’ following an agreement to restore diplomatic relations between Israel and Turkey, writes Robert Fisk  890 more words


Dramatic Increase In Crime Rates In The Gaza Strip

Every time I want to write any topic about living in Gaza, I find myself compelled to talk about the political situation and how it affected our lives’ conditions and this bla bla bla, which I myself got sick of. 593 more words

With baby Waleed, Gaza population reaches 2 million

Enclave could be ‘unliveable’ by 2020 — UN

By AFP – Oct 12,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

Three-day old new-born Waleed lies wrapped in blankets at his family’s home in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on Wednesday (AFP photo) 248 more words


Was a women’s boat an existential threat?


The Israeli official narrative regarding its conflict with the Palestinians is deliberately confounding because a muddled up discourse is convenient. 1,299 more words


#GazaFFlotilla #WomenToGaza Challenge Illegal Israeli Blockade

Israeli naval forces were deployed on Wednesday 5 October, 2016 to intercept an all-female, non-violent flotilla headed for the Gaza Strip. On 14 September, the flotilla – named  452 more words

Palestine Unbound

Gaza writing project director deported from Israel

As regular readers might recall, I volunteered for some time with a project called We Are Not Numbers. WANN pairs young Palestinians in Gaza and the dismal refugee camps of Lebanon with writers abroad who act as mentors, helping give voice to the experiences of these Palestinian youth and developing their skill as storytellers. 2,275 more words

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