Palestine

Gazas injured try to resume their lives with prosthetics

Gazas injured try to resume their lives with prosthetics

Injured young man Ahmed Abdullah leans against the wall as he waits his turn in a long queue to see a doctor. All these patients need to find out if the stump where their arm or leg used to be can be fitted with a prosthetic. Waiting is unbearable and painful, especially since thousands more have joined the list of injured Gazans as a result of the last Israeli war on the Gaza Strip

Palestine: Only 13 percent of Old Jerusalem remains

Palestine: Only 13 percent of Old Jerusalem remains

Jerusalem is the bride of Arab nationalism, why did you let all these aggressors into her room? asked Muzaffar al-Nawab, a renowned Iraqi poet, long before seeing the city at its worst today. As Israel continues to Judaize the city, forever changing its urban and cultural heritage, Arabs continue to condemn and denounce the occupations actions but in vain

1948 Palestinians joining ISIS: isolated cases or organized recruitment?

1948 Palestinians joining ISIS: isolated cases or organized recruitment?

The story about young men from occupied 1948 Palestine joining the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a reminder of those who left Palestine during the Soviet war on Afghanistan to fight the atheist invasion of Muslim land

How the living became martyrs in UNRWA schools

How the living became martyrs in UNRWA schools

In the last Israeli war on Gaza, the role of the UNRWA was a double-edged sword which was clearly reflected in the speeches of its officials and its press statements that contributed to turning refugees into a group of people that ought to be managed. It created a new understanding of Palestinian refugees by classifying them under the category of people who do not have the right to self-defense

Israeli police clash with Palestinians at Aqsa compound

Israeli police clash with Palestinians at Aqsa compound

Clashes broke out between Palestinian worshipers and Israeli police in the Al-Aqsa compound in the Old City of Jerusalem early Wednesday, witnesses and a police spokesman said

The battle to preserve Bethlehem's cultural heritage

The battle to preserve Bethlehem

When Palestinian filmmaker Leila Sansour left Bethlehem in the 1980s there were no military checkpoints intimidating the city, no separation wall jutting into residential gardens, and no Israeli settlements dominating the horizon

Hamas, Fatah trade accusations as Gaza war ends

Hamas, Fatah trade accusations as Gaza war ends

Israel's war on Gaza may be over, but now the fight is turning inward with bitter rivalry between Fatah and Hamas threatening to shatter a fragile unity deal.

No justice in Palestine

No justice in Palestine

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak made a trip to Israel the other day, meeting Israeli tech entrepreneurs. He told the press in Jerusalem: If Hamas halted the rockets, Israel would not attack them. Peace. Israel would like us to believe that.

Palestinian Authority President Abbas to Qatari Emir Tamim: Meshaal is lying

Palestinian Authority President Abbas to Qatari Emir Tamim: Meshaal is lying

During the war and destruction in Gaza, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) arrived on August 21 in Doha, to complain to the Qatari emir about (Khaled) Meshaal the liar, whose group he accused of trying to stage a coup in the West Bank. Mahmoud Abbas seemed tense.

Honor the victims: Avoid past mistakes in reconstructing Gaza

Honor the victims: Avoid past mistakes in reconstructing Gaza

As shocking as the horrors of the war that Israel unleashed on the Gaza Strip from July 7 have been, the extent of the damage may turn out to be even more appalling.