Gaza

Jon Queally, staff writer
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets supporters at the party's election headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel. Is it possible that the Likud's victory could actually be a good thing for peace? Well, maybe. (Photo: AP/Oded Balilty, File)
Is the reelection of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week a possibly good thing for Palestinians and other who seek a just and peaceful end to Israeli apartheid, the occupation of the West Bank, the blockade of the Gaza Strip, and the overall conflict between Israel and a stateless Palestine? Though he acknowledged it may seem "...
Mel Frykberg, IPS News
"The strength of the grassroots organisations' action against Israel is not...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
(Photo: Robert Shetterly/Americans Who Tell the Truth)
Twelve years since their daughter Rachel was crushed to death by an Israeli...

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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."