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Palestinians in Gaza are still waiting for the siege to end

A new UN assessment lays out the massive needs facing the nearly 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza, but uncertainty remains over an agreement to lift restrictions on the movement of goods and people.

Despite ceasefire, the number of displaced in Gaza is rising again

Meanwhile, the scale of the destruction to Gaza’s infrastructure and economy caused by 51 days of Israeli bombing is becoming starker.

Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza

Joe Catron
Rafah
1 September 2014

Almost 2,300 housing units were completely destroyed by Israel.

See for yourself: Aerial and panoramic views show devastation in Gaza

Such images help us to understand the reality behind the shocking statistics about the physical destruction: 108,000 people have had their homes destroyed or severely damaged and will need permanent rehousing.

448 children killed in Israeli attacks on Gaza, UN says

United Nations and human rights organizations document the impact of Israel’s military offensive on Gaza’s children.

Video: Palestinian woman risks life to rescue injured youth in Gaza

The incident occurred in Shujaiya, site of an Israeli massacre. Meanwhile, another video has emerged showing Israeli soldiers and mystics dancing as they adorn artillery shells with blessings.

Bloody Friday: 12 children among dozens killed in Israel's merciless slaughter

Eight members of a single family, the youngest six months old, were killed when a missile struck their home.

Children die playing football, in taxi with grandma, as Israel bombs Gaza for tenth day

Wednesday’s carnage brought the toll since Israel began its assault to 220 Palestinians killed and 1,570 injured.

Gaza health ministry declares state of emergency

Rafah
14 July 2014

Frustrated aid workers stranded at border as Egypt keeps Gaza crossing closed.

UN tells Israel to halt attacks targeting civilians in Gaza

The toll from Israel’s relentless bombardment of Gaza, which began one week ago, reached 174 persons killed, eighty percent of them civilians.

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