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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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Israeli navy hunts Gaza fishermen

24 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Video of our international human rights observation boat outrunning the Israeli navy as it attempts to fire a watercannon on Palestinian fishing boats under 3 miles out to sea. Publicly, Israel ‘allows’ ...

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Bittersweet Eid

by Lydia de Leeuw 19 November 2011 | A Second Glance Last week Eid al Adha was celebrated in Gaza and other Muslim communities worldwide. Eid al Adha is one of the most important holidays in Islam, marking the end ...

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Gaza lives on

16 November 2011 | Al Jazeera English The Israeli blockade may have taken a heavy toll on Gazans, but this film reveals life and hope among the devastation. Since 2007, most of the approximately 1.5 million Palestinians living in the ...

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