Rami Almeghari

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.

Authors of Gaza youth manifesto speak to EI

Rami Almeghari
17 January 2011


Five members of the Gaza Youth Breaks Out group gathered in Gaza City for an interview with The Electronic Intifada. Their “Manifesto for Change” published on Facebook circulated widely on the Internet and was covered by international publications such as The Guardian and The New York Times. Rami Almeghari reports for The Electronic Intifada.

A New Year's song of hope for Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza City
5 January 2011


On New Year’s Eve, my family and I planned to escape the immense pressure we and everyone else in Gaza continue to endure. We ended up at a party that contradicted the notion that conservative Gaza is being ruled by freedom-curtailing Islamists.


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