Palestinians wave a flag during a protest against Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, on 28 August. 754 more words
Three wars in six years coupled with eight years of economic blockade have “ravaged” the infrastructure and “shattered” the productive base of the Gaza Strip, part of the occupied Palestinian territories in Israel. 298 more words
israel "You can get shot for throwing stones" or 20 years in jail, while jews burning babies get 6 months at the most
Israel is considering giving its security forces a freer hand to shoot at young Palestinian stone-throwers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said on Wednesday. 465 more words
IDF soldiers on Wednesday shot and injured a Palestinian man as he tried to swim from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory.
A navy patrol boat intercepted the unarmed swimmer as he crossed a security barrier in the sea in the area of Zikim beach, close to the border with Gaza. 190 more words
Gaza could be “uninhabitable” in less than five years if current economic trends continue, according to a new United Nations report. The report released on Tuesday by the UN Conference on Trade and Development points to the eight-year economic blockade of Gaza as well as the three wars there over the past six years. 323 more words