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Mahmoud Abbas: collaboration with Israeli army, secret police is “sacred”

Known euphemistically as “security coordination,” PA intelligence and security forces work closely with Israeli occupation forces to suppress any Palestinian resistance.

Parents of Rachel Corrie seek justice in Jerusalem

Rachel Corrie’s family head to Jerusalem to appeal the 2012 verdict in their wrongful death trial; a student activist at NYU explains why they distributed mock eviction notices under dormitory doors; a poem by Remi Kanazi; and news headlines.

Closure of tunnels deprives Gaza of $230 million per month, says government

Khaled Alashqar
Gaza City
13 January 2014
Thousands have been affected by the actions of Egypt’s military.

Cruelty of Israel's Cast Lead assault captured by new documentary

Daryl Meador
6 June 2013

Where Should the Birds Fly features ten-year-old’s chilling observation that Palestinian victims “mean nothing” to Israel.

Rachel Corrie's legacy highlights continuing role of bulldozers that crush Gaza

Joe Catron
Rafah
18 March 2013

The American activist is remembered fondly by many Palestinians ten years after her death.

After victorious hunger strike, Palestinian football star returns to Gaza for life of activism

Rami Almeghari
Rafah
21 February 2013

Mahmoud Sarsak hopes to live a normal life but cannot forget his time inside Israeli jail.

Gaza opens first recycling plant as waste crisis worsens

Rami Almeghari
Rafah
18 October 2012
Components brought into Gaza via underground tunnels used in project set up by environmentalists.

Gaza left in the dark at Ramadan

Mohammed Omer
Gaza City
3 August 2012
The only power plant in Gaza is currently operating at about a third of its capacity, or has been completely shut down by severe fuel shortages since February.

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