Posts Tagged “Gaza”

Photos: Exhibit features women’s crafts in Gaza

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Photos: Exhibit features women’s crafts in Gaza
Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad is a photo journalist based in the Gaza Strip. Friend him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mohammed.asad.90.

photographer Mohammed Asad's photo of Dalia Khalifa won an award in March 2015 at a competition organised by the UN.

'Unbreakable' - is the photo of 9yr old Dalia Khalifa, taken at Al-Shifa Hospital on Aug 9th, 2014. Dalia was badly injured in an Israeli air strike during Operation 'Protective Edge'.

'Unbreakable' is the Grand Jury Winner in the photography competition, organised by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Middle East and North Africa (UN OCHA).

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Mohammed Asad's home in Shujaiyya was destroyed by Israeli missiles, mortars and tank fire on Friday August 1, 2014 while he was documenting the Israeli massacre of civilians in the Gaza Strip. He is now living in temporary housing as he scrambles to find Internet access to share his photographs when possible.]
Mohammed Asad

Photos: Exhibit features women’s crafts in Gaza By Mohammed Asad Palestinians take part in a Heritage exhibition for handicrafts products in Gaza city, on January 17, 2017. This exhibition gives room for the ladies present  their products to feed their families.

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Reality TV winner gives proceeds to Palestinian refugees

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Reality TV winner gives proceeds to Palestinian refugees
rayhanania

rayhanania

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
rayhanania

Reality TV winner gives proceeds to Palestinian refugees Kal Penn Wins ‘MasterChef Celebrity Showdown,’ donates Prize Money to Support Palestinian Refugees through the UN In a tight culinary competition last night, actor and public servant Kal Penn, of ABC’s Designated Survivor, took on and beat Son of Zorn’s Cheryl Hines to win FOX’s MasterChef Celebrity…

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Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace

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Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace
rayhanania

rayhanania

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
rayhanania

Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has done everything possible to destroy the peace process and prevent the establishment of a Palestinian State, but cleverly disguises his nation’s brutality with “happy talk” and disingenuous pleas for “peace.” By Ray Hanania Benjamin Netanyahu is not idiot. But he is no advocate…

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt lead with best Universities

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt lead with best Universities
rayhanania

rayhanania

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
rayhanania

A new study prepared by the prestigious news magazine US News & World Report has rank the 125 top ranked universities in the Middle East and Arab World, with the best located in Saudi Arabia and in Egypt. Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan dominate the list with other universities from other Arab countries making the list, including from…

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Children die in Gaza house fire caused by candles

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Children die in Gaza house fire caused by candles
Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad is a photo journalist based in the Gaza Strip. Friend him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mohammed.asad.90.

photographer Mohammed Asad's photo of Dalia Khalifa won an award in March 2015 at a competition organised by the UN.

'Unbreakable' - is the photo of 9yr old Dalia Khalifa, taken at Al-Shifa Hospital on Aug 9th, 2014. Dalia was badly injured in an Israeli air strike during Operation 'Protective Edge'.

'Unbreakable' is the Grand Jury Winner in the photography competition, organised by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Middle East and North Africa (UN OCHA).

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Mohammed Asad's home in Shujaiyya was destroyed by Israeli missiles, mortars and tank fire on Friday August 1, 2014 while he was documenting the Israeli massacre of civilians in the Gaza Strip. He is now living in temporary housing as he scrambles to find Internet access to share his photographs when possible.]
Mohammed Asad

The Israeli embargo on supplies for the Gaza Strip and Israel’s control of electrical power has created an impossible situation for Gaza’s civilians. Recently, a family was forced to use candles during Israeli controlled electrical black outs and the candles caused a fire that took the lives of three children By Mohammed Asad Palestinian children look through…

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BDS Activists Combat BDS ACT of 2016

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BDS Activists Combat BDS ACT of 2016

Eileen Fleming

Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for TADN at The Arab Daily News
Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for The Arab Daily News
Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" who founded WeAreWideAwake.org in response to her first of 8 trips to both sides of The Wall in Palestine Israel.
In 2012, Eileen ran for US House of Representatives District 5, in Fl.
Read her FREE eBooks and more at:http://www.eileenfleming.org/

The Combatting BDS Act of 2016 seeks to encourage and authorize state legislation to divest state funds from companies that boycott Israel. By Eileen Fleming The Combatting BDS Act of 2016 [S. 2531/H.R. 4514] was introduced on 10 February 2016. On Tuesday in Colorado human rights activists seized their First Amendment rights to enlighten their…

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Palestinian Journalist’s hunger strike enters 87th day

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Palestinian Journalist’s hunger strike enters 87th day
Dezeray Lyn

Dezeray Lyn

Dezeray Lyn is an EMT, writer and author of the graphic novel Salaam? Mish Hon.Mish Elyom, documenting her time as a human rights monitor in the occupied West Bank.She co founded the Refugee solidarity movement Love Has No Borders and is an organizer with Tampa Food Not Bombs and Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, with over fifteen years spent fighting for human rights, earth and animal liberation and social justice.

Reach her at blocktheboattampa@riseup.net
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Palestinian Journalist Muhammad al-Qiq’s Hunger Strike Enters 87th Day inside of Israeli Hospital Martyrdom is staring down 33 year old Palestinian journalist Muhammad al-Qiq as he somehow clings to life after, what is nearing, three months of starvation in protest of his illegal imprisonment by Israel. By Dezeray Lyn In HaEmek hospital in Afula, al-Qiq…

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BDS, Intifadas and Calls to Conscience #SolidarityWaveBDS #FreePalestine

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BDS, Intifadas and Calls to Conscience #SolidarityWaveBDS #FreePalestine

Eileen Fleming

Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for TADN at The Arab Daily News
Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for The Arab Daily News
Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" who founded WeAreWideAwake.org in response to her first of 8 trips to both sides of The Wall in Palestine Israel.
In 2012, Eileen ran for US House of Representatives District 5, in Fl.
Read her FREE eBooks and more at:http://www.eileenfleming.org/

On Friday October 16, an international BDS wave of action kicks off against Israel’s decades of occupation, settler colonialism and apartheid policies under the banner #SolidarityWaveBDS By Eileen Fleming  BDS is a strategy that allows people of conscience to play an effective role in the Palestinian struggle for justice. On Wednesday the Palestinian BDS National…

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Will Bernie Sanders and Americans Engage in this Civil Discourse?

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Will Bernie Sanders and Americans Engage in this Civil Discourse?

Eileen Fleming

Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for TADN at The Arab Daily News
Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for The Arab Daily News
Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" who founded WeAreWideAwake.org in response to her first of 8 trips to both sides of The Wall in Palestine Israel.
In 2012, Eileen ran for US House of Representatives District 5, in Fl.
Read her FREE eBooks and more at:http://www.eileenfleming.org/

On Monday, Presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders engaged in a civil discourse at Liberty University, a leading evangelical Christian college, and built “common ground” beginning with the Bible. By Eileen Fleming Senator Sanders told the Liberty University crowd: I came here today, because I believe from the bottom of my heart that it is vitally…

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A Successor for President Abbas? Who and how?

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A Successor for President Abbas? Who and how?

Managing Writer

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News online
The Arab Daily News is the newspaper of record for the Arab American Community, and publishes and writes original articles on news, features, commentary, business, politics, sports, entertainment and more. Managing Writer of the Arab Daily News, reviews and posts articles for the journalists and bloggers who submit their writings for this popular online newspaper newspaper.

By Sami The Bedouin Rumors have been spread in the very near past about the intention of President Abbas’ abandoning all his titles. AND “perhaps” leaving or retiring from politics. Abbas, as it is said, has grown very old and he’s got the right to rest at his “rest” years, or for any other reasons…

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Eating the Palestinian Martyrs

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Eating the Palestinian Martyrs

Managing Writer

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News online
The Arab Daily News is the newspaper of record for the Arab American Community, and publishes and writes original articles on news, features, commentary, business, politics, sports, entertainment and more. Managing Writer of the Arab Daily News, reviews and posts articles for the journalists and bloggers who submit their writings for this popular online newspaper newspaper.

By Sami The Bedouin It is heartbreaking to see the kids of a political prisoners almost starving or living a dismay life. It is killing to see the mother of a martyr peddling or begging in the street. This musnt be allowed, this is the struggle to die for !! During the first Intifada I…

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The Little Boy and the Goats !!

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The Little Boy and the Goats !!

Managing Writer

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News online
The Arab Daily News is the newspaper of record for the Arab American Community, and publishes and writes original articles on news, features, commentary, business, politics, sports, entertainment and more. Managing Writer of the Arab Daily News, reviews and posts articles for the journalists and bloggers who submit their writings for this popular online newspaper newspaper.

By Sami The Bedouin I saw the flicker, the glimmering haze shooting and then hitting the jeep broken, illuminating a strong beam that lit the hill opposite. It was a few minutes after the sunset, almost dark at that late summer day. I knew the whole story then and my heart was full of fear…

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The Fifty Day Dying: A Look Back at the War on Gaza

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The Fifty Day Dying: A Look Back at the War on Gaza
Dezeray Lyn

Dezeray Lyn

Dezeray Lyn is an EMT, writer and author of the graphic novel Salaam? Mish Hon.Mish Elyom, documenting her time as a human rights monitor in the occupied West Bank.She co founded the Refugee solidarity movement Love Has No Borders and is an organizer with Tampa Food Not Bombs and Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, with over fifteen years spent fighting for human rights, earth and animal liberation and social justice.

Reach her at blocktheboattampa@riseup.net
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In July 2014, Israel intentionally provoked a war against Hamas, as it has done several times since 2008, designed to punish Palestinian civilians by targeting their children, their homes and their infrastructure to discredit Hamas. Thousands of civilians, including children, were murdered by heavily armed Israeli soldiers who defended the huge civilian deaths by asserting that…

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Zionists “Aiding” Palestine for “Peace”: A Canadian Story

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Zionists “Aiding” Palestine for “Peace”: A Canadian Story

Managing Writer

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News online
The Arab Daily News is the newspaper of record for the Arab American Community, and publishes and writes original articles on news, features, commentary, business, politics, sports, entertainment and more. Managing Writer of the Arab Daily News, reviews and posts articles for the journalists and bloggers who submit their writings for this popular online newspaper newspaper.

This story is of a Canadian woman who prefers to stay anonymous: ……………………………………………….. My story: First, let me explain the whole matter from a personal viewpoint simply because my awareness of Palestine and the Palestinian-israeli conflict came through an extended personal experience. I have had a Palestinian friend here in Toronto/Canada for years now as…

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The Suicide Epidemic: Occupied Territories and USA

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The Suicide Epidemic: Occupied Territories and USA

Eileen Fleming

Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for TADN at The Arab Daily News
Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for The Arab Daily News
Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" who founded WeAreWideAwake.org in response to her first of 8 trips to both sides of The Wall in Palestine Israel.
In 2012, Eileen ran for US House of Representatives District 5, in Fl.
Read her FREE eBooks and more at:http://www.eileenfleming.org/

By Eileen Fleming Every day in Gaza at least one person attempts suicide. In the USA someone dies by suicide every 12.8 minutes.   Last week the Palestine News Network reported that the suicide rate in the Occupied Territories jumped 68.4 percent last year. The Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza, which was destroyed during last summer’s…

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Photos: Palestinians show support for Freedom Flotilla

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Photos: Palestinians show support for Freedom Flotilla
Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad

Mohammed Asad is a photo journalist based in the Gaza Strip. Friend him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mohammed.asad.90.

photographer Mohammed Asad's photo of Dalia Khalifa won an award in March 2015 at a competition organised by the UN.

'Unbreakable' - is the photo of 9yr old Dalia Khalifa, taken at Al-Shifa Hospital on Aug 9th, 2014. Dalia was badly injured in an Israeli air strike during Operation 'Protective Edge'.

'Unbreakable' is the Grand Jury Winner in the photography competition, organised by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Middle East and North Africa (UN OCHA).

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Mohammed Asad's home in Shujaiyya was destroyed by Israeli missiles, mortars and tank fire on Friday August 1, 2014 while he was documenting the Israeli massacre of civilians in the Gaza Strip. He is now living in temporary housing as he scrambles to find Internet access to share his photographs when possible.]
Mohammed Asad

Photo Array of Palestinians showing support for Freedom Flotilla. Palestinian children, who were targeted by Israeli soldiers during the Gaza War in the summer of 2014, carry signs and show support for the newest Freedom Flotilla seeking to break the oppressive blockade of the Gaza Strip. The Israel blockade prevents basic food and other essentials from…

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