Culture & Society

Amjad Yaghi
Palestinians in Gaza cope with the bitterness of the occupation and do what they can to confront their difficult living conditions. But thanks to the...
Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Sanaa Kamal
Around the flickering, dim light of a candle nearly gone, the family of Abu Mohammed Shabet gathered in their house in Hayy al-Touffah, north-east of...
Monday, July 21, 2014
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Omar Ghraieb
Gaza – Every night I seem to think it’s the worst night, until I go through the next one. I got so used to the house shaking and moving from the...
Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Orouba Othman
“Grudges subside in times of adversity.” However, this old Arab saying does not seem to apply to the relationship between Gaza and Cairo. It is true...
Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Azza el-Masri
As Israel begins its ground invasion of Gaza following 10 days of brutal airstrikes that have killed over 260 Palestinians, the Lebanese public has...
Friday, July 18, 2014
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Bassam Alkantar
The fear-mongering campaign led by more than one particular party has succeeded in making the idea of importing water from Turkey a serious option....
Friday, July 18, 2014
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Sanaa Kamal
The "toil of 20 years" was gone in a flash. Omm Mohammed al-Beik taught in several schools at once so she could buy a piece of land and build her...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Mohammed Suliman
Om Mohammed was expecting her two sons Mohammed, 17, and Qusay, 12, to come back from Tarawih prayers (additional prayers performed during Ramadan)...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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Orouba Othman
This year, some of Gaza’s graduating students will not have a chance to celebrate because, very simply, they are no longer with us, leaving behind...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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