Tagged: Gaza City

How Does It Feel To Be A Palestinian Growing Up In Gaza? News Roundup
Lulu Garcia-Navarro, NPR

How Does It Feel To Be A Palestinian Growing Up In Gaza?

Nearly 2 million Palestinians are confined to living in Gaza. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Adnan Abu Hasna from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency about the current situation in Gaza.

on May 20, 2018
Israel’s Massacre of Palestinian Civilians Should Spark Horror—and Action Op-Eds & Analysis
Ian S. Lustick, The Nation

Israel’s Massacre of Palestinian Civilians Should Spark Horror—and Action

The barrier enclosing the two million Palestinians “living” in the Gaza Strip is not a border between two countries, as the media have insistently called it. It is a wall erected by Israel to make the suffering of those living inside the Gaza ghetto as invisible as possible to those living outside it.

on May 18, 2018
Palestinians Want Freedom, Just Like Anyone Would Op-Eds & Analysis
Noura Erakat, The Washington Post

Palestinians Want Freedom, Just Like Anyone Would

Palestinian American human rights attorney Noura Erakat says protesters in Gaza aren't pawns of Hamas; they are struggling for the freedom all humans want.

on May 15, 2018
Heavy Rains Cause Flooding, Strain Power Supplies in Gaza News Roundup
Associated Press

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding, Strain Power Supplies in Gaza

Heavy rains caused widespread flooding in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, placing further strain on run-down infrastructure and power supplies in the blockaded Palestinian territory. Rescue services used paddle boards to evacuate residents from a dozen flooded homes. Pools formed on main roads due to the poor drainage network.

on January 26, 2016
Waging Life in a War Zone News Roundup
Yes! Magazine

Waging Life in a War Zone

Mohammed al-Saedi leads me through the densely populated Gaza City neighborhood of al-Zaitoun. Walls are painted in blues and pinks, with wooden shutters of purple and yellow. Plants are potted in colorful buckets at each corner.

on January 12, 2016
Women Journalists Raise Their Voices in Gaza News Roundup
Rasha Abou Jalal, Al-Monitor

Women Journalists Raise Their Voices in Gaza

In male-dominated Palestinian society, female journalists in the Gaza Strip have been striving to get ahead. By improving the image of women in the various media outlets and increasing local coverage of women's issues, they hope to make society recognize that women are essential partners to men, strengthen the role of women's organizations and develop the role of female Palestinian journalists.

on January 5, 2016
Army Opens Fire On Palestinian Farmers, East Of Gaza News Roundup
International Middle East Media Center

Army Opens Fire On Palestinian Farmers, East Of Gaza

Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired several rounds of live ammunition, targeting Palestinian farmers, in their land, east of Gaza city. Media sources said the soldiers, on military towers surrounding the Nahal Oz military base, east of the Sheja’eyya neighborhood, opened fire on the farmer as they were trying to work in their own farmlands.

on January 4, 2016
Gaza Youth Group Spotlights Palestinian Talent News Roundup
Al Monitor, Entsar Abu Jahal

Gaza Youth Group Spotlights Palestinian Talent

The Cordoba Students' Center started a recent meeting with the sounds of musical instruments and Arabic melodies. The attendees gathered in the Cordoba Restaurant, in southern Gaza City, where the meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month in a private room. Arab originality and Palestinian heritage are showcased in the room's books, photos and other decorations.

on December 24, 2015
Israel Launches Airstrikes on Northern Gaza Strip News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Launches Airstrikes on Northern Gaza Strip

Israeli military forces launched airstrikes on the northern Gaza Strip on Monday, targeting a training site used by Hamas' military wing, locals and Israel's army said. Witnesses told Ma'an that Israeli warplanes fired two missiles at the Tunis military training ground, reportedly used by the Al-Qassam Brigades, in the Zaytoun neighborhood of Gaza City, causing noticeable material damage but no injuries.

on December 7, 2015
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