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Gaza medics go door to door to treat thousands of war wounded

Half of the 11,000 Palestinians wounded in Israeli strikes on Gaza this summer require rehabilitation care.

Dr. Mona El-Farra on mass trauma and destruction in Gaza

“I am surrounded by destruction … I see it in the faces of the children and the teenagers,” says the physician in Gaza City.

Isolate Israel "at every level," urges Palestinian-Canadian physician in Gaza

A Canada-based pediatric neurologist in Gaza discusses the long-term needs of hospitals, besieged and bombed by Israel, plus other stories.

California activists arrested at US senator's office as they demand halt to Israel arms

Estee Chandler of Jewish Voice for Peace says activists are demanding politicians “take action and not just revert back to the status quo … of continued occupation [and] continued siege on Gaza.”

Gaza professor describes "most devastating destruction since 1948"

“You could see the pain and the horror in the eyes of the people, but you could also see resilience,” says Dr. Haidar Eid about his visit to Khuzaa in eastern Gaza on Wednesday.

Head of Gaza bomb squad killed as 1,000 tons of Israeli munitions remain

Israel’s siege has prevented Palestinian bomb diffusion experts from obtaining necessary protective wear and robotics equipment to do their important job safely.

Israel broke all taboos in attacking civilians, says Gaza doctor

“Drones have not left the area,” according to a physician in al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City.

Israeli airstrike massacres family of prominent physician and author

“I woke up this morning and I learned that my tax dollars killed my family members in Gaza,” Laila El-Haddad told US Congress.

"People are being killed because they demand to live in dignity": Voices from Gaza

We speak with Hala Joudeh and Khalil Abu Shammala in Gaza, and highlight other interviews with Gaza writers and scholars.

"We have no power and no water," warns Gaza physician Dr. Mona El-Farra

Gaza’s strained health system lacks basic medicines as cases of infectious diseases rise.

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