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"I always thought I'd be next to die": Gaza journalists reflect on a bloody 2014

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
28 January 2015

Sixteen media workers were killed during Israel’s summer attack on Gaza.

Islamophobic rally in Texas as senators push for anti-Palestinian bill

Why is a Texas senator proposing that the US move its embassy to Jerusalem? 

Gaza struggles with lack of shelter caused by two Israeli wars

Rami Almeghari
6 January 2015

The summer attack has added to the unresolved crisis caused by “Operation Cast Lead” six years ago.

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.

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