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Gaza: Rebuilding from rubble

by Ruqaya Izzidien 29 November 2011 | Al Akhbar English Despite Israel’s blockade on building materials entering the Gaza Strip, local entrepreneurs have come up with a way to turn destruction into reconstruction by recycling rubble into construction material. The ...

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Nablus comes together for International Solidarity Day

by Wahed Rejol 29 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Today in the Occupied West Bank, Palestinians and internationals gathered in Nablus to participate in an international day of support for Palestine. In 1977 the United Nations General ...

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Beit Hannina: House demolitions without warning

25 November 2011  | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank At 11 AM this Thursday the 24 of November, Mohammed Ka’abne and his family of Beit Hannina, were shocked by the arrival at their doorstep of an Israeli military unit accompanied ...

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Thanksgiving in Gaza

by Radhika Sainath 25 November 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade It all started with a simple question from Jabar, a Palestinian farmer from Faraheen, during Eid al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice. “Is there an American eid (holiday) where ...

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