Gaza Strip

Young Gaza artist bids to enter Guinness Book of Records

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
5 December 2014

Muhammad Mahmoud Quraiqe wants to draw the most portraits ever completed within a week.

Israel plans to reintroduce ban on Palestinian flag

A new Israeli bill is part of a racist wave of legislation, according to prominent Israeli academic Ilan Pappé. 

Israelis demand Palestinian workers be fired

Israel’s Channel 10 reported that 58 percent of Israelis support the Askhelon mayor’s decision to ban Palestinian citizens of Israel from working on construction projects in the city’s kindergartens.

Amnesty: Israel may be guilty of "war crimes" during Gaza massacre

A new Amnesty International report details eight cases in which Israeli airstrikes targeted residential buildings and inflicted huge numbers of civilian deaths, among them children.

Gaza olive harvest hit hard by war

Rami Almeghari
Gaza City
4 November 2014

Many farmers could not irrigate their trees during the Israeli assault, leading to sharp drop in harvest.

"I draw for Gaza": the defiant art of Haneen Nofal

Rawan Yaghi
14 October 2014

Depicting characters that were both proud and weary, the 23-year-old captured the mood during Israel’s summertime offensive.

Prominent Israeli settler rabbi calls for "cleansing" of Palestinians

Rabbi Dov Lior’s latest comments are part of a long history of racist and anti-Palestinian incitement to violence.

Watch: Gaza artists respond to Israel's war

Linda Paganelli
29 September 2014

Mohammed Al Hawajri, Raed Issa and Dina Matar on objects and memory, and home and resistance.

Palestinian Authority arrests two journalists for Facebook posts

Palestinian journalists are stuck between Israel’s brutal occupation and an increasingly repressive Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

Israel exploring ways to "lower birthrate" of Bedouins, says minister

Yair Shamir’s latest comments are part of a long history of anti-Palestinian racism among Israeli politicians.

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