Egypt

Prisoner from Gaza barred from seeing son for nine years

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
19 December 2014

Emad Saftawi had been shot in the head by an Israeli prison guard.

Literary journal "Wasafiri" launches Palestine special edition

“Lawyer with a soul” Raja Shehadeh contributes essay on the importance of “vision.”

Tony Blair enables Israeli raids in the West Bank

“Peace envoy” and his team accept that Israel’s military may inflict suffering on Palestinians.

Crossing to Cairo: a Palestinian diary

The trip from Gaza to Cairo is arduous and fraught for Palestinians under heavy Egyptian regime restrictions.

Telling Gaza's story with brutal honesty

Sarah Irving
28 October 2014

Historian Jean-Pierre Filiu displays genuine concern for the plight of Palestine’s refugees.

Palestine shines in global literature prizes

Poet Ghassan Zaqtan is on the longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize, a celebration of Arabic culture.

Tzipi Livni: Israel shares same “values” as “moderate” Saudi Arabia

Israeli minister looks forward to the day when alliance with Arab dictatorships can be out in the open.

"Cries of Gaza" resonate in rare solo show by Palestinian artist Tayseer Barakat

Painter has been unable to visit his Gaza birthplace for more than fifteen years.

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.

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