A family in the central Gaza Strip has suffered an unimaginable tragedy because of a candle lit during one of Gaza’s frequent power outages. Read more about Three children burn to death as candles replace lights in besieged Gaza
A week after her banishment to Gaza, Hana al-Shalabi spoke exclusively to The Electronic Intifada about the meaning of her 43-day-long hunger strike in Israeli detention. Read more about Ex-hunger striker Hana al-Shalabi wants "mystery" of Gaza banishment deal "clarified"
As a fuel shortage has worsened across the coastal territory, the ambulance service has been forced to stop responding to all calls except the most critical cases. With fuel reserves at zero, medical officials are warning that in case of another large-scale military attack by Israel, the ambulance service would be unable to cope. Read more about Gaza ambulances stop responding to calls as fuel reserves hit zero
Muhammad al-Hisoumi and his daughter Fayza were killed in an Israeli missile attack as they tended their land in the Gaza Strip on 12 March 2012, leaving behind a devastated family and a darkened house. Rami Almeghari profiles them. Read more about "The house is dark without them": Israel kills father and daughter as they water vegetables
Sarah, Abdelaziz and Anda have found a welcome distraction from Palestine’s troubles: music. They and 120 other girls and boys are enrolled in the Gaza Music School, a program of the A.M. Qattan Foundation launched in 2008. Read more about Rebuilt Gaza Music School hopes to reach more children
Israeli airstrikes early Thursday morning injured six persons, including rescue workers. Meanwhile, area residents say this is not the first time they have been subjected to Israeli strikes. Read more about Gaza families recount terror of latest air strikes
Gaza City residents in the coastal Hamami neighborhood are outraged after the Gaza government bulldozed their houses to make way for a major infrastructure project. Read more about Gazans shocked at home demolitions ordered "by our own brothers"
Seventeen-year-old Haneen Abu Jalala died last month at an Israeli hospital from what her family says were complications from white phosphorous fired at their home three years ago. Read more about Is 17-year-old girl Cast Lead's latest victim?
Gaza health facilities continue to suffer shortages of medicines and equipment because of rivalry between Palestinian political parties, as well as the siege Israel has imposed on the Strip. Read more about Medicines in Gaza are hostage to political rivalry that puts lives at risk
It is a craft that has been passed down from one generation to the next. The al-Mathloums were one of the best-known bamboo furniture-making families in Gaza but now, of his brothers, only Zakariya, the eldest son, is struggling to keep the tradition and the business alive. Read more about Bamboo furniture-making tradition, brought from Jaffa, survives in Gaza