Palestine

Gaza honey production stung by Israeli policies

Gaza honey production stung by Israeli policies

The apiary owner and his son were working with their beehives in a field not far from the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip when a nearby Israeli tank started shelling towards empty areas inside the coastal enclave.

PalFest opens in Ramallah and Gaza

PalFest opens in Ramallah and Gaza

The Palestine Festival of Literature, popularly known as PalFest, opened on May 23rd simultaneously in Ramallah and Gaza. A large crowd packed Ramallah's Ottoman Court to hear a range of readings by both local and international writers and artists.

Free bread distributed in Gaza bakeries

Free bread distributed in Gaza bakeries

A female philanthropist based in the United Arab Emirates has initiated a campaign to distribute free bread to poor Palestinian families living in the Gaza Strip who are unable to afford their basic living costs.

Gazans reach beyond blockade through start-up

Gazans reach beyond blockade through start-up

Dozens of workers sit with their eyes glued to computer screens and fingers clicking away on keyboards writing code and tapping in data for clients around the globe.

Imagination in Waciny's world, a critical book by Razan Ibrahim

Imagination in Waciny

Mosaic for Translation, Publishing & Distribution in Amman has recently published The Imagination of Wacinys World by the critic Razan Ibrahim as the book signed in 362 pages.

A red carpet amid the rubble of Gaza

A red carpet amid the rubble of Gaza

As Hollywood stars strutted their stuff amid the glamorous setting of Cannes, a different kind of a red carpet was being laid out in an eastern Gaza city.

Rooftop gardens link Palestinians to land lost in Nakba

Rooftop gardens link Palestinians to land lost in Nakba

Hijar Hamdan al-Ayess picks off a few yellowing leaves, before pouring water into a hollowed-out pipe filled with soil where she has planted rows of aubergines, cucumbers and tomatoes.

Hamas builds 3D model of Israeli Merkava tank

Hamas builds 3D model of Israeli Merkava tank

Hamas' military wing has reportedly built a model of an Israeli Merkava tank for use in training its fighters in the Gaza Strip.

Young musicians hone their skills at Gazas only music school

Young musicians hone their skills at Gazas only music school

With youthful innocence radiating across his face, 15-year-old Alaa al-Aff gently plucks the strings of the lute he embraces in a hall in Gazas only music school. The melodies and tunes that erupt as he begins to play breach the silence and temporarily shatter the memories of the eight-year-long Israeli siege on the tiny Palestinian territory.

Gaza engineer seeks solution to water woes

Gaza engineer seeks solution to water woes

With Gaza's supply of drinking water expected to dry up by 2020, a Palestinian engineer is pioneering a machine to make seawater potable for residents of the coastal territory.