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Hamas begins executions in Gaza

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎20 hours ago‎
Hamas executed three people reportedly by firing squad and hanging this morning, in a move that defied protests from the UN and will likely deepen tensions with the Palestinian government in the West Bank.
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Is a new Gaza war more probable with Liberman?

Al-Monitor - ‎7 hours ago‎
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinians received the news of Yisrael Beitenu leader Avigdor Liberman joining Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government with frustration and despair.
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US coach offers new hope for the disabled women of Gaza with first wheelchair basketball team

Haaretz - ‎18 hours ago‎
US coach Jess Markt speaks to Palestinian women during a wheelchair basketball coaching session in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza strip on May 28, 2016. Said Khatib, AFP. In 2015, the International Committee of the Red Cross brought Markt to Gaza ...
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Egyptian diplomat said to call Africans 'slaves and dogs' over Gaza vote

The Times of Israel - ‎9 hours ago‎
The remarks were allegedly made in Arabic during consultation on the lack of quorum to pass resolutions affecting Gaza, Khamati said.

Islamic Jihad takes drug enforcement into own hands in Gaza

Al-Monitor - ‎May 30, 2016‎
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - On May 2, the Islamic Jihad's military wing, Al-Quds Brigades, released a video claiming to show that it had raided a number of drug stashes and seized large quantities of the narcotic Tramadol in Rafah, in southern Gaza ...

Gaza 'Spiderboy' seeks to storm Guinness world records

Channel News Asia - ‎14 hours ago‎
GAZA: Mohammed al-Sheikh is only 12 and feels trapped in Gaza but he dreams of a Guinness world record for a series of stunning backflips and his almost unbelievable body contortions.
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Gaza marks six years since Mavi Marmara tragedy

Anadolu Agency - ‎12 hours ago‎
Dozens of Palestinians marked Tuesday the sixth anniversary of a deadly raid by Israeli commandos on a Turkish aid flotilla that had sought to break Israel's years-long siege of the Gaza Strip. "Today we remember our brothers who died for the ...
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Israeli Ex-Generals Push 'Security First' Plan for West Bank, Gaza

DefenseNews.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
TEL AVIV, Israel - Fed up with security-sapping paralysis at home and fearful of diplomatic fallout abroad, a group of ex-generals here is pushing its own initiative to break through the deadlock blocking prospects for an eventual two-state solution ...
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UN alarmed by Hamas plans for executions in Gaza

BBC News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The UN has expressed alarm after Hamas said it intended to implement a number of death sentences in Gaza, where the Palestinian Islamist group is dominant.

Anger as Gaza runners denied Derry marathon visa

Derry Journal - ‎18 hours ago‎
Gaza-based Nader al Massri and Sami Nateel had been due to arrive in Derry on Friday but their plans have now been halted due to the visa refusal which the Irish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (I.

Meet the young Spiderman from Gaza

Reuters - ‎16 hours ago‎
Dubbed the Palestinian 'Spiderman', a 12-year-old boy eyes a spot in the Guinness World Records for his contortionist skills.
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Israel's Next War in Gaza Is Becoming a Self-fulfilling Prophecy

Haaretz - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The comptroller's draft report said that in the months before the 2014 conflict, the cabinet didn't seriously discuss the possibility that alleviating economic distress could prevent a war in Gaza. Only after the war did Israel loosen some of the ...

Turkey pledges to meet Gaza's humanitarian needs

Middle East Monitor - ‎19 hours ago‎
Turkey has pledged to continue its support for the Palestinian people and to meet the humanitarian needs of those in the Gaza Strip. The comments came during a press conference held by the Turkish Ambassador to the Palestinian Authority Mustafa Sarnic ...

Filmmaker pays homage to Gaza with biopic on singing hero

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Raised in a refugee camp in the ramshackle Gaza Strip, singer Mohammed Assaf emerged as a symbol of Palestinian resilience as he persevered to win the “Arab Idol” television contest.

Army Invades Palestinians Agricultural Lands In Northern Gaza

International Middle East Media Center - ‎20 hours ago‎
Several Israeli military vehicles and tanks invaded, on Tuesday morning, Palestinian agricultural lands, north of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the coastal region, and fired many rounds of live ammunition.

Feature: Gaza children dream for better life out of conflicts and chaos

Xinhua - ‎20 hours ago‎
Palestinian children gather in a street in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip on May 15, 2016, on the 68th anniversary of the "Nakba".

First aid station opens in Gaza town with Turkish help

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 29, 2016‎
A first aid station was opened in Gaza's Karara town on Sunday with help from the Turkish Red Crescent, Palestinian officials said.

Gaza strongman pulls 18-ton truck with his teeth

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 30, 2016‎
A young Palestinian in the Gaza Strip is vying to become a record-breaking strongman. Mohamed Baraka is already known as the “Samson of Gaza” despite being just 20 years old and weighing 65 kilograms. He hopes to enter the Guinness World Book of ...
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Breast cancer is bad enough – imagine enduring it in Gaza

The Guardian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
For women with breast cancer in Gaza, Israel's and Egypt's near-total closure affects nearly every stage of their diagnosis and treatment.

Gaza women turn recycling into an art

The Electronic Intifada - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Zainab Aziz, a 25-year-old mother of two, set up the project after graduating with an Arabic language degree from Al-Aqsa University in Gaza City last year. The project is known as The New Heritage because it gives a modern and environmentally ...
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