Gaza

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he was "not willing to compromise" over Israel's protracted siege on Gaza. (Photo: Tony Gentile/Reuters)
Abandoning Palestinians and its pledge to fight Israel's protracted blockade of Gaza, the Turkish government on Monday announced an agreement to normalize relations with the Middle East powerhouse—reportedly just in time for a new, lucrative natural gas deal. The two countries have been engaged in a bitter dispute since 2010 when the Israeli...
Common Dreams staff
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stirred the immediate ire of human rights...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
As the blockade of Gaza—widely denounced as "collective punishment"—marks its...

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Job-like, Gazans get yet more bad news: Even as they squat in rubble and tents battling to keep their children alive - a fifth just froze to death - amidst cold, wet, wind, and food, fuel and power shortages, U.N. officials say a program to rebuild over 100,000 destroyed homes will end this month because ignoble world donors oblivious to their fate have reneged on funding promises. With a heartrending plea from those forgotten in Gaza, Syria, Lebanon: "We are slowly dying here."