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Palestinians Urge PayPal to Offer Services in West Bank and Gaza

By Zainah El-HarounRAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian activists have accused PayPal Holdings Inc of discrimination for not allowing...
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New US Trailer for Dramedy 'Gaza Mon Amour' Starring Hiam Abbass

"The guy clearly likes you." Goldwyn Films has revealed the official US trailer for an indie dramedy from Palestine titled Gaza Mon Amour, the second feature by filmmakers Tarzan & Arab Nasser. It premiered at the 2020 Venice Film Festival last year, and it was submitted as Palestine's Best International Film entry for the 93rd Academy Awards (that were already held this year). Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Le...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Gaza, Palestine, Venice Film Festival, Indies, Leila, Issa, To Watch, Foreign Film, Hiam Abbass, Goldwyn, Siham, Tarzan Arab Nasser, Salim Dau Maisa Abd Elhadi George Iskandar

Nearly 400 Google and Amazon employees called for the companies to end a $1.2 billion contract with the Israeli military

Israeli soldiers of an artillery unit gather near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on its Israeli side May 14, 2021 Amir Cohen/Reuters Hundreds of Google and Amazon employees called for their companies to cut ties with the Israeli military. Employees criticized Project Nimbus, a contract the two companies signed to sell cloud services to Israel. Employees said the technology would allow for further Israeli surveillance of Palestinians. Hundreds of Google and Amazon employees s...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Israel, Trends, Gaza, Hamas, Jeff Bezos, Human Rights Watch, Gaza Strip, Andy Jassy, Israeli Defense Forces, Customs Enforcement and Customs, Heather Schlitz, Amir Cohen Reuters Hundreds of Google, Israel Employees, Border Protection Employees

Health Activists Fight Stigma to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness in Gaza

By Nidal al-MughrabiGAZA (Reuters) - Health authorities and charities in Gaza are stepping up efforts to persuade women to be tested for breast...
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I call on the world to help my son, an aid worker wrongfully imprisoned by Israel | Khalil El Halabi

Mohammad El Halabi has been detained for five years without trial, accused of diverting $50m in aid funds to HamasKhalil El Halabi worked for four decades as an education supervisor in the Gaza Strip for UNRWAChildren around the world have been returning to school classrooms in recent weeks, including here in the Gaza Strip. For my 10-year-old grandson, Faris, the new school year began without his father to take him to school or help him with homework.His father – my son, Mohammad El Halabi – ha...
Tags: Israel, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Charities, Gaza, Aid, Global development, Gaza Strip, Faris, Halabi, Mohammad El Halabi, Khalil El Halabi

The Mosaic Rooms Names New Writer-in-residence: Gazan Author Nayrouz Qarmout

The Mosaic Rooms has announced their autumn writer-in-residence, in a program supported by English PEN and the British Council: Gazan short-story writer and journalist Nayrouz Qarmout this autumn of 2021. Qarmout, who is author of the short-story collection The Sea Cloak, translated by Perween Richards, as well as several screenplays, will be in residence at the gallery during their Stateless Heritage exhibition. This exhibition by artist-architecture collective DAAR (Sandi Hilal a...
Tags: Books, News, Gaza, Atef Abu Saif, Nayrouz Qarmout, Mosaic Rooms, Perween Richards, Sandi Hilal, Alessandro Petti, Palestine Mosaic Rooms, Gaza Qarmout, Gaza Also, Charis Bredon

Gaza to Begin Rebuilding Homes Destroyed in May Conflict

By Nidal al-MughrabiGAZA (Reuters) - The reconstruction of homes in Gaza that were destroyed or damaged in the May conflict between Israel and...
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Israel braces for Hamas rockets from Gaza after deadly West Bank raids

Two IDF soldiers injured, five Palestinians killed after armed clashes broke out during a wave of anti-Hamas operations.
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AOC says House leadership's 'reckless' rush to vote on an extra $1 billion for Israel's 'Iron Dome' was 'deeply unjust' and 'created a tinderbox of vitriol'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Drew Angerer/Getty Images On Thursday, the House passed a bill providing an extra $1 billion for Israel's "Iron Dome." AOC voted "present" as 8 other Democrats voted against the bill, and was later seen crying after the vote. She blamed House leadership for creating "a tinderbox of vitriol" after Hoyer ignored her request to delay the vote. See more stories on Insider's business page. In an email to constituents Friday afternoon, Democratic Congresswom...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Saudi Arabia, Israel, US, Trends, Colombia, House, Gaza, Michigan, Human Rights Watch, Aoc, Hoyer, Steny Hoyer, Iron Dome

Biden’s UN speech is an opportunity to show ‘America is back’

But some allies doubt his commitment to multilateral diplomacy in the wake of Aukus and US refusal to act on Israeli bombing in Gaza Joe Biden will make his first speech to the United Nations as president on Tuesday, seeking to “close the chapter on 20 years of war” and begin an era of intensive diplomacy.Biden will however have to contend with hostility from China, an open rift with France and widespread scepticism among UN member states over his commitment to multilateralism following disagree...
Tags: France, China, Israel, US, America, Joe Biden, US news, Afghanistan, Gaza, United Nations, Un, Biden, Biden Administration

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Israeli aircraft struck a series of targets in the Gaza Strip early Monday in response to rocket launches out of the Hamas-ruled territory.
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U.N. to Distribute Qatari Aid to Gaza on Monday, Envoy Says

By Nidal al-MughrabiGAZA (Reuters) - The United Nations will begin on Monday to distribute cash aid to thousands of poor families in Hamas-run Gaza...
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Israeli jets strike Gaza after 2nd rocket attack in 24 hours

Uptick in violence comes amid high tensions, as Israel captures 4 of 6 Palestinian fugitives and Gaza ceasefire deal breaks down
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Rocket Sirens Blare Near Israel's Border With Gaza

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sounded near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip late on Friday, the Israeli military...
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Palestinian Authority Withdraws From Qatar Funding Scheme for Gaza - Qatari Envoy

GAZA (Reuters) -The Western-backed Palestinian Authority has pulled out of an agreement to provide funding from Qatar to the Gaza Strip over...
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PA Withdraws From Qatar Funding Scheme for Gaza, Qatari Envoy Says

GAZA (Reuters) - The Western-backed Palestinian Authority has pulled out of an agreement to provide funding from Qatar to the Gaza Strip over...
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For #WorldKidLit Month: 10 Tips for Purchasing Arabic Children’s Literature for Libraries

On Tuesdays during #WorldKidLit Month, we aim to talk about literature for young readers in and translated from Arabic. For this first librarian-focused installment, we asked a leading Swedish librarian to give advice for other librarians around the world looking to build their collections in Arabic: Back in 2018, Risberg said in an interview with Publishing Perspectives that her library already had 2000 Arabic books for children and young readers. After all, Arabic is now the second-most use...
Tags: Books, Sweden, Interviews, Jerusalem, Syria, Gaza, Palestine, Libraries, Taher, Librarians, Damascus, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Noor, Mansour, Lina

Qatar Says Agreement Reached on Grant for Gaza Rebuilding, Opening of Crossings

CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar has reached an agreement on a grant for reconstruction in the Gaza Strip and the opening of crossings into the enclave, the...
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Hamas Operatives Launch Incendiary Balloons Into Israel

Hamas operatives have launched a number of incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel, protesting the continuing blockade on the territory.
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Gaza Recovers Three Dead Bodies From Smuggling Tunnels

Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group announced the retrieval of three dead workers’ bodies from the cross-border smuggling tunnels the Palestinian territory shares with Egypt.
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Israel must not have a place at the African Union until it ends its occupation of Palestine

The AU Commission chairperson’s decision to accept the credentials of Israel’s ambassador to Ethiopia undermines the anti-colonial values that underpin the AU The post Israel must not have a place at the African Union until it ends its occupation of Palestine appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Israel, Gaza, Palestine, West Bank, Ethiopia, Yasser Arafat, African Union, Openaccess, Nakba, Golan Heights, Organisation of African Unity, Palestine Liberation Organisation, AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Aleli Admasu

Gaza Man Killed by Israeli Fire During Border Protest

Gaza health officials say a Palestinian man has been killed by Israeli gunfire during a violent protest along the Israeli border.
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Israel extends Gaza fishing zone, lets in more workers despite border riots

Additional water and goods allowed into the Strip after Palestinians hold violent demonstration along security fence for fourth straight night
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IDF 'will not hesitate' in light of Gaza border riots, says Kohavi

Riots along the Gaza border have reignited tensions in southern Israel over the last two weeks.
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Border policeman dies from Gaza riot shooting injury

St.-Sgt. Barel Shmueli was shot by a Gazan gunman during border riots, and despite multiple surgeries to save his life, he succumbed to...
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Dozens of Gazans Protest Blockade Along Israeli Frontier

Dozens of Palestinians have gathered along Gaza's separation fence with Israel.
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Israel Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza After Border Protests

Israeli planes have struck Hamas militant targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after violent clashes between Palestinian protesters and troops along the border.
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Bennett comments on IDF strikes in Gaza

Before taking off for Israel, Bennett deemed his Washington trip a success and commented on the IDF air strikes in Gaza that happened overnight.
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Israel Bombs Hamas Sites in Gaza Over Fire Balloons - Military

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft struck Hamas sites in Gaza early on Sunday in response to incendiary balloons launched from the...
Tags: Israel, Gaza, Hamas, Jerusalem Gaza, Hamas Sites

IDF strikes Gaza after violent border riots, airborne arson attack

Hamas-run Health Ministry says 11 Palestinians wounded in renewed clashes; 2 fires sparked in southern Israel by balloon-borne...
Tags: Israel, Gaza, IDF, Hamas run Health Ministry