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Oxfam finally breaks silence on UN's failed Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism

Situation in Gaza is becoming “increasingly urgent” as 100,000 people remain displaced due to destruction Israel wrought last summer.

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.

How the US falsely accused a Palestinian teacher of aiding terror

Khadijah Qamar and
Hamdan Azhar
1 October 2014

The case of Sami Al-Arian is emblematic of the altered state of the US justice system after 11 September 2001.

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.

Palestinian factions reportedly set 10 conditions for 10-year truce with Israel

Reports in Israeli and Palestinian media say that the two Palestinian resistance groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad have set forth the following conditions for a ceasefire and 10-year truce with Israel.

Eight children killed as Israeli warplanes relentlessly bomb Gaza - photos

Rocket sirens heard in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv as armed groups in Gaza retaliate.

Palestinian prisoners ready for mass hunger strike

Joe Catron
Gaza City
22 April 2014
Elderly woman sits amongst crowd holding posters of Palestinian prisoners

All parties must step up efforts to release prisoners, says Palestinian jailed by Israel for 27 years.

Gaza man "kidnapped" by Israel in Sinai, says family

Joe Catron
Khan Younis
8 October 2013
Close-up of young man wearing brown prison uniform

Wael Abu Rida holds Egyptian nationality but crisis in Cairo means his abduction has gone largely unnoticed there.

Gaza rejoices in prisoner release but 5,000 Palestinians remain in Israeli jails

Joe Catron
Gaza City
21 August 2013

Some of those released were nearing the end of their sentences.

Arab Bank mounts legal challenge against claims of aiding terror

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
9 July 2013
Men queue in front of bank building

A Jordanian bank accused of providing services to Hamas is petitioning the US Supreme Court.

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