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Water shortages add to miseries of life in Gaza

Water shortages add to miseries of life in Gaza


Feriel al-Zaaneen hasn’t had a shower in more than a month. Like thousands of Palestinians, she doesn’t have enough water to wash, adding to the miseries of life in war-battered Gaza. In searing summer heat, where temperatures can reach 34 degrees Celsius, (93 Fahrenheit), Feriel is one of more than 218,000 refugees sheltering in 87 … Continue reading

Israel vows to continue bombing Gaza

Israel vows to continue bombing Gaza


Prime Minister says he will continue to operate with “firmness” as Hamas commanders are killed in renewed offensive.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip may be an extended operation, while Hamas’ armed wing confirmed that three of its top commanders were killed in an airstrike. Speaking … Continue reading

New Yorkers hold vigil for Gaza’s lost

New Yorkers hold vigil for Gaza’s lost


New Yorkers hold vigil for Gaza’s lost The Israeli attack on Gaza has revitalised a dormant US opposition movement against the occupation of Palestine A small group of New Yorkers held a vigil on Monday in protest at Israel’s offensive on Gaza (MEE / Daniel Tepper) On Monday, 11 August around 50 New Yorkers took … Continue reading

Israel’s unaccomplished mission

Israel’s unaccomplished mission


The latest Israeli onslaught on Gaza is nearly over. The obvious outcome is massive killing and indiscriminate destruction on the Palestinian side. That is the visible part of it. It will take time before the scale of the invisible damage in the larger region can be accurately assessed, although the civilian massacres already revealed are … Continue reading