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A Nightmare Scenario: Coronavirus in ‘Quarantined’ Gaza

What if the Coronavirus reaches the besieged Gaza Strip? While the question carries great urgency for all Palestinians living under Israel’s military occupation, the situation in Gaza is particularly complex and extremely worrying.…

PA cuts cause shock in Gaza

Inam Ibrahim will not soon forget the tiring and disappointing morning she recently endured. The 53-year-old woman waited for five hours inside her bank to receive her regular Palestinian Authority allocation. Instead, a clerk told her that…

Israel shot at Gaza fishers 347 times in 2019

Israel and its leaders do not shy from boasting about committing war crimes, even while being scrutinized by the International Criminal Court. Multiple times last year, COGAT, the bureaucratic arm of Israel’s military occupation,…

Why child labor is common in Gaza

It is cold and windy outside but Anas keeps himself busy. The 12-year-old has to get drinks ready for people on the Gaza City seafront. In the summer, he sells fruit juices and ice cream; in the winter, tea, coffee and sahlab – a hot…

Gaza Still Unresolved Approaching 2020

It was a very happy moment when the Palestinians knew that they would cast their votes in order to choose their representatives, after waiting a long time. They voted and unexpectedly, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, won…