Rami Almeghari

Israeli attacks on Gaza kill 5, injure 30

Rami Almeghari
7 April 2011

As Palestinians were preparing for their weekend this Thursday afternoon, all of a sudden barrages of Israeli artillery fire and air raids by warplanes struck several regions of the Gaza Strip.

Gaza family mourns boy killed by Israeli shell

Rami Almeghari
29 March 2011

Some playing cards and other small items were all that Mahmoud Jalal al-Hilu, 10, left behind when he was killed by an Israeli tank shell on 22 March as he played near his home in the Shujaiya neighborhood east of Gaza City.

Gaza rally draws a diverse crowd calling for unity

Rami Almeghari
19 March 2011

Youth protests in Gaza continue to unfold after a call to rally was put out by Palestinian youth calling for an end to political division and for national unity.

Family of engineer believed kidnapped by Israel speak out

Rami Almeghari
Jabalia refugee camp
16 March 2011

Gaza power plant official Derar Abu Sisi went missing in Ukraine earlier this year and is now believed to be held in an Israeli prison. Rami Almeghari reports for The Electronic Intifada.

Gaza truckers protest Israel's closure of commercial crossing

Rami Almeghari
11 March 2011

On 2 March Israel announced the complete closure of Karni, the principal commercial crossing into the Gaza Strip, prompting protests by Palestinian traders who rely on the crossing to bring goods into the territory.

Gaza reconstruction held hostage to politics

Rami Almeghari
22 February 2011

Controversy has arisen between the Hamas-led government and the United Nations agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) during the past few weeks over stalled reconstruction in the war-torn Gaza Strip.

Gaza celebrates fall of Mubarak

Rami Almeghari
12 February 2011

”Masr, Masr, Masr, Masr” — the Arabic word for Egypt was the call from huge crowds on the streets of Gaza City on Friday night as Palestinians reflected on what the overthrow of Egypt’s president Hosni Mubarak would mean for Palestine and the people of Egypt. Rami Almeghari reports.

New Gaza factory, jobs destroyed in Israeli attack

Rami Almeghari
10 February 2011

”I still cannot believe my eyes as I see the machines of our new factory, scattered to all corners,” said Rabah al-Hatto as he surveyed the rubble of his recently-established plastic water tank factory in northeast Gaza, which was bombed by Israeli warplanes early yesterday.

Effects of Egypt's turmoil felt in Gaza Strip

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
2 February 2011

The ripples of the popular uprising in Egypt that began on 25 January — demanding the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak and his regime — have made their way to occupied Gaza Strip.

Gaza family remembers grandfather killed by Israeli bullet

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
21 January 2011

Shaban Qarmout got up early on Monday, 10 January and headed out to his farmland as he usually did. Despite there being no clashes or military activity in the area, he was killed on his land by Israeli soldiers in a nearby watchtower.

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