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In Saudi Arabia, Public Opinion about Israel Is Shifting

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SHAFAQNA - Mosaic Magazine : While the growing cooperation between [Tel Aviv] and Riyadh, especially regarding the threat to both posed by Iran, is hardly a secret, it has generally stayed out of public view and has not been reflected in popular…

Turkey vows to bring Israel to ICC over Gaza carnage, Tel Aviv says Ankara will be there first

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SHAFAQNA - Turkey suggested that Palestine appeals to the International Criminal Court over Israeli actions in Gaza, saying “crimes against humanity” should not remain unanswered. Tel Aviv said Turkey will appear there first. “Israel…

The names of people killed by Israeli forces on Monday

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SHAFAQNA- Middle East Eye has live coverage of protests in Palestine and Israel here. Sixty people were either killed or died of wounds inflicted by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip on Monday as thousands of Palestinians demonstrated across…

London / Protest against israeli military action in Gaza / Stop the Killing

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SHAFAQNA- A big protest was held on the opposite of 10 Downing Street today, to support Palestinian people in Gaza. The issue of Palestine is once again in the headlines. On 30 March 2018, the 42nd anniversary of Land Day, unarmed…

Israeli Navy kills Palestinian fisherman off Gaza coast

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SHAFAQNA- By Said Amouri   JERUSALEM (AA): At least one Palestinian fisherman was killed and two others injured when Israeli Navy opened fire at a fishing boat off Gaza’s coast, Israeli media reported. Two Israeli soldiers…

Gaza on verge of ‘total systems collapse’ says UN envoy

SHAFAQNA - UN Middle East peace envoy Nickolay Mladenov on Tuesday warned that the Palestinian coastal enclave of the Gaza Strip is on the verge of full collapse. “Without the solution Gaza risks exploding again, this time in a far more…

Human rights center warns of collapse of Gaza health system

SHAFAQNA - Hemaya Center for Human Rights on Wednesday warned of the collapse of the health system in the Gaza Strip due to the acute power shortage. The Center warned in a statement of what it called the "serious repercussions" of the fuel…

Eight Palestinians injured by Israeli occupied soldiers in Gaza

SHAFAQUNA - Israeli soldiers shot, Friday, eight Palestinians in border areas, in the besieged Gaza Strip, including six near the Shuhada Graveyard, east of Jabalia refugee camp, in northern Gaza. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of…

Hundreds rally in besieged Gaza over Trump’s cut of funding to UNRWA

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets in the blockaded Gaza Strip after the U.S. administration decided to suspend millions of dollars in aid for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Activists…

Feeding the poor in Yemen and Gaza - The New Revolutionary Frontier

SHAFAQNA - As the world community is waking up to the extent of both Yemen and Gaza’s humanitarian crises - which crises very much bear the mark of asymmetrical warfare since their architectures have served both political and geopolitical…

Save the Children warns of unlivable conditions in Gaza

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SHAFAQNA- One million children are suffering from ‘unlivable’ conditions in the Gaza Strip, according to Save the Children, an international charity that promotes children's rights and provides aid worldwide. The group said in…

UN chief calls for lifting of Gaza blockade

SHAFAQNA - UN chief Antonio Guterres called for the blockade of Gaza to be lifted Wednesday as he visited the Palestinian enclave enduring "one of the most dramatic humanitarian crises" he had seen. The secretary general's comments came as…

UN warns over 'steady deterioration' in humanitarian conditions in Gaza

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the steadily deteriorating humanitarian and human rights conditions in Gaza, especially the restrictions on the enclave's power supply. “At the height of…

Gaza Three Years After the War: Ten Critical Observations

SHAFAQNA- Three years ago this summer, on July 8, Israel launched the deadliest attack on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip; the third in less than six years. The war lasted 51 days on end and left in its wake an unprecedented human carnage and caused…

UN: Gaza to be unlivable by 2020

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations confirmed Gaza is deteriorating "further and faster" than an earlier prediction made five years ago that said the enclave would become "unlivable" by 2020. A decade after the group Hamas seized Gaza, the Palestinian…

UNRWA: humanitarian situation in Gaza 'tragic'

SHAFAQNA - The Gaza Strip cannot provide for the basic needs of its residents under a decade-long Israeli blockade. As our correspondent Hala Alsafadi says, a UN official has told a Gaza presses that the situation is getting more complicated…

Hamas: Israel trying to evade responsibility for assassination

SHAFAQNA - Hamas says Israel is trying to evade responsibility for the assassination of an official of the Palestinian resistance movement.  Israeli minister of military affairs Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday suggested that Hamas had…

World Bank warns of water shortage in Gaza Strip

SHAFAQNA - The World Bank has expressed deep concern over the deteriorating clean water shortage in the Gaza Strip, saying only 10 percent of Palestinians in the area have access to drinking water. “So much water has been pumped out…

Gaza udner attack by Israeli jets

SHAFAQNA - Warplanes of the Israeli regime attacked targets in Gaza Strip in yet another aggression against the besieged enclave. Tel Aviv Regime’s fighter jets attacked the populated region several times, the first of which targeted Beit…

Turkish parliament approves deal ending rift with Israel

SHAFAQNA - Turkey's parliament approved a reconciliation agreement signed with Israel in June which has brought to an end a six-year rift between the two regional powers, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday. Relations between…

IHRC: "Zionists threaten peaceful annual march in London"

SHAFAQNA - Organisers of national march in London next week to support occupied and displaced Palestinians say they fear the event may be targeted by Zionist extremists after a decision by officials to not police the event. The Metropolitan…

Indonesian Hospital opens in Gaza

SHAFAQNA- A hospital in the Gaza Strip funded entirely by donations from Indonesians has opened its doors on Sunday. The workers said on Tuesday that Rumah Sakit Indonesia began operating nearly five years after the idea was conceived by…