Gaza

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 20th, 2013
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Whether or not he achieves diplomatic breakthroughs on his visit to Israel, President Obama’s trip could help the peace process by focusing news media attention, for once, on positive aspects of normal existence in that controversial corner of the Middle East. Though coverage inevitably focuses...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 13th, 2013
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By David Horowitz Introduction Israel, the only democracy and tolerant society in the Middle East, is surrounded by Muslim states that have sworn to destroy it and have conducted a genocidal propaganda campaign against the Jews, promising to “finish the job that Hitler started.” A global wave of Jew-...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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By Amira Hass, haaretz The inspiration for the Arab Spring came from young people in the street, but it seemed to bypass the West Bank and Gaza. Haaretz tracks down the Palestinians still talking about a revolution “Hold your head high because you are a Palestinian.” This was Fatah’...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 4th, 2012
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By Kathy Kelly – Gaza Dr. T., a medical doctor, is a Palestinian living in Gaza City.  He is still reeling from days of aerial bombardment. When I asked about the children in his community he told me his church would soon be making Christmas preparations to lift the children’s spirits.  Looking at hi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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By Brandon Friedman The current confrontation between Israel and Hamas has its roots in Egypt. On 5 August, sixteen Egyptian soldiers were killed by militants crossing into Egypt from Gaza. During the attack the militants seized two Egyptian Armored Personnel Carriers and attempted to attack Israeli ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 29th, 2012
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by AUDREY BOMSE and JAMES MARC LEAS Gaza City. The Palestinian Authority would be “traitors” if they agreed to a condition the UK is seeking to impose in exchange for agreeing to  support Palestine upgrading its membership in the UN. So said Raji Sourani, Director of the Palestine Center for Human Ri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2012
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By Ramzy Baroud In life, some phenomena cannot be explained by ordinary logic or technical language, let alone official discourses. How did Gaza manage to fight back with such ferocity and undying vigor in quelling the latest Israeli war despite years of a bloody siege and one-sided war in 2008-9? It...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 27th, 2012
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By Ahmed G. Ferwana – Gaza Smiling out of exhaustion as I wished a nice weekend to my colleagues and students, I left the American International School of Gaza – AISG, where I work as a Language and Literature teacher, to my apartment that’s located in Al-Shuhada Street; one of which I consider to be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 24th, 2012
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THE MANTRA of this round was Once And For All. “We must put an end to this (the rockets, Hamas, the Palestinians, the Arabs?) Once and For All!” – this cry from the heart was heard dozens of times daily on TV from the harassed inhabitants of Israel’s battered towns and villages in the South. [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Nov 23rd, 2012
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As it happened four years ago, the Israelis are again in Gaza, cutting down anything and everyone in their way. As they are known to be, the Israelis do not discriminate when it comes to killing: the Old Testament of the Bible tells of several instances of thousands of women and children being put to...