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Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza – Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times

Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza
Roanoke Times
Mohammed Assaf, a 24-year-old Palestinian who won last year's TV singing contest Arab Idol, talks during an interview at The Associated Press office in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Assaf said Wednesday he wants to
2013 Arab Idol winner says he wants to give back to GazaHaaretz

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:38 am

UN chief Ban Ki-moon to set up Gaza conflict inquiry – BBC News


BBC News

UN chief Ban Ki-moon to set up Gaza conflict inquiry
BBC News
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in Gaza. He said the independent investigation would look into most serious cases where innocent people were killed.
Ya'alon: Israel won't allow Gaza reconstruction if Hamas rebuilds infiltration Jerusalem Post
Gaza Rebuilding Slowed by Trickle of Aid, RivalryABC News

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 1:34 am

Jewish leader compares eastern Ukraine to Gaza – Jerusalem Post


Jewish leader compares eastern Ukraine to Gaza
Jerusalem Post
TBILISI, GEORGIA – The pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine's Donbass region is “our Gaza,” one Ukrainian Jewish leader told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday, invoking the specter of the on-again, offagain conflict between Israel and Hamas to express his …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:08 pm

BBC backs report that omitted killings of Palestinians during Gaza truce – The Electronic Intifada (blog)


The Electronic Intifada (blog)

BBC backs report that omitted killings of Palestinians during Gaza truce
The Electronic Intifada (blog)
The BBC's obliviousness to the reality of Israeli aggression against Gaza has been staggeringly highlighted in a BBC Trust ruling issued at the beginning of October that endorses a report that completely ignored Israeli violence against Palestinians

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:14 pm

The process of reconstructing Gaza – Middle East Monitor (blog)


Middle East Monitor (blog)

The process of reconstructing Gaza
Middle East Monitor (blog)
Lamis Andoni As usual, whatever Israel fails to impose by war, it tries to achieve by means of the subsequent agreements, and the reconstruction of Gaza agreement under the supervision of the UN is no difference. It is the manifestation of

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 2:25 pm

Inquiry launched into Israeli attacks on UN Gaza schools – RT


RT

Inquiry launched into Israeli attacks on UN Gaza schools
RT
A Palestinian man pictured through a damaged classroom carries a boy as he walks at a United Nations-run school sheltering Palestinians displaced by an Israeli ground offensive, that witnesses said was hit by Israeli shelling, in Jebalya refugee camp

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:34 pm

UN to Investigate Gaza Attacks – New York Times


UN to Investigate Gaza Attacks
New York Times
Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations, announced Tuesday that he was setting up an investigation into attacks on the world body's facilities during Israel's recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, and the use of United

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:15 am

UN announces Gaza war inquiry – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

UN announces Gaza war inquiry
Aljazeera.com
The UN says it will begin investigating attacks on its facilities during Israel's recent war against Hamas in Gaza, that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that the world body was investigating a

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 8:04 pm

UN’s Ban vows inquiry into weapons found at UN sites during Gaza war – Jerusalem Post


UN's Ban vows inquiry into weapons found at UN sites during Gaza war
Jerusalem Post
In his meeting on Monday with Ya'alon, Ban confirmed his intention to establish a board of inquiry, and welcomed Israel's support in bringing reconstruction materials into Gaza. Dujarric did not have any comment on assertions by Hamas that materials

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:02 pm

Palestinians downbeat on promised rebuilding of ruined Gaza Strip – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Palestinians downbeat on promised rebuilding of ruined Gaza Strip
Yahoo News
GAZA/RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) – The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians who scrambled to patch homes wrecked by the summer war with Israel.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:56 pm

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Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf says he wants to give back to his home, Gaza, with arts centre

GAZA, Palestinian Territories – Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts centre nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:19 am

Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:19 am

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 4:04 am

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, political rivalries, technical snags

Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:08 pm

Israel navy arrests seven Palestinian fishermen off Gaza

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Israel's navy arrested seven Palestinian fishermen off northern Gaza on Wednesday, officials on both sides said, with the army claiming their boats had strayed beyond the permitted fishing limit.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:26 am

Israelis question care of Hamas leader's daughter

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and the Gaza Strip are bound by much more than enmity: Israel controls nearly everything that comes in and out of the territory, including food and energy, and sometimes allows Gazans to enter the country for medical care.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:00 pm

U.N. chief says moving ahead with Gaza war inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he was setting up an investigation into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel's recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the use of U.N. sites to store weapons. The world body has said that tens of thousands of dwellings were damaged or destroyed in 50 days of fighting between Israel and …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:45 pm

Palestinians downbeat on promised rebuilding of ruined Gaza Strip

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Noah Browning GAZA/RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) – The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians who scrambled to patch homes wrecked by the summer war with Israel. While Palestinian officials rejoiced at $5.4 billion pledged at an international aid conference last week toward …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:45 pm

Gaza ceasefire talks to restart next week: Hamas

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are to resume talks on a durable Gaza ceasefire next week in Cairo, a senior official of the Islamist movement Hamas which rules the territory said Monday.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:35 pm

Palestinian unity Cabinet sets up Gaza operations

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The new Palestinian unity government toured Gaza and held a Cabinet meeting there for the first time Thursday, aiming to assure donor countries that absolute Hamas control has ended and that it can lead the rebuilding of the war-battered territory.

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 7:46 pm