All Posts Tagged With: "Gaza"

Mysterious Dubai murder leaves questions unanswered

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Mysterious Dubai murder leaves questions unanswered

A story of murder and intrigue is dominating the news in Israel and beyond. News commentators, law enforcement officials and political leaders are scrambling to piece together evidence leading to identification of the perpetrators. Read what bloggers are speculating, and watch a Gulf News compilation of CCTV footage showing the hit squad's movements.

Posted: February 17, 2010 13:40   Comments: 11
Talk about war ripples through the Middle East

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Talk about war ripples through the Middle East

Talk of war is widespread in the Middle Eastern press recently, with many speculating about a possible outbreak of hostilities not only between Israel and Hamas, but Israel and Syria, or Iran and a host of adversaries. Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim offers a roundup from around the region.

Posted: February 2, 2010 17:05   Comments: 12
Egypt installing metal wall to block Gaza Strip smugglers

Interview

Egypt installing metal wall to block Gaza Strip smugglers

With U.S. help, Egypt is erecting a massive iron wall to prevent smugglers from entering Gaza. The tunnel network is used to import civilian goods and military weaponry. The decision to step up anti-smuggling efforts came after Operation Cast Lead. For more on recent events in the Palestinian territories, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Ghassan Shabaneh.

Posted: December 14, 2009 13:08   Comments: 145
In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

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In Hamas-Fatah struggle, Barghouti embraces “third way”

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim interviews Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, the Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, a party that supports nonviolent resistance and the establishment of a pluralistic, democratic Palestinian state. Barghouti discusses the peace process, Palestinian infighting and the Obama administration.

Posted: November 19, 2009 16:35   Comments: 9
How you see it: Settlement freeze for Israel?

How You See It

How you see it: Settlement freeze for Israel?

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to meet in New York with the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority. If Israel imposes a freeze on all settlement construction, are you confident there would be a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 21, 2009 11:33   Comments: 43
Week in review: War crimes in Gaza and missile defense

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Week in review: War crimes in Gaza and missile defense

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and David Andelman of the World Policy Journal discuss the week's top stories: Obama's reversal on a missile defense plan for Europe, the battle against Islamic militants and this week's United Nations report on the war in Gaza.

Posted: September 18, 2009 15:48   Comments: 10
Bullet holes, grief remain for Gaza family after war

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Bullet holes, grief remain for Gaza family after war

Jen Marlowe recently returned from Israel and Palestine, where she met with a father who lost two sons during the 2008-2009 Gaza war. On Tuesday, the United Nations released a report condemning the actions of both sides during the conflict.

Posted: September 18, 2009 09:50   Comments: 9
U.N. report on Gaza war crimes draws harsh reaction

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U.N. report on Gaza war crimes draws harsh reaction

A United Nations investigation found that both Israel and Hamas committed war crimes during last winter's war in Gaza. Yossi Peled, a minister in the current Israeli government, discusses Israel's position. Do you believe that either Israel or Hamas -- or both -- committed war crimes in Gaza? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 16, 2009 11:52   Comments: 134
Holocaust kept out of Gaza school curriculum

Interview (video)

Holocaust kept out of Gaza school curriculum

Schools run by the United Nations in the Gaza Strip were considering including the Holocaust as part of the curriculum this year -- but the idea was put on hold when some Palestinians protested the idea. Andrew Whitley of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency discusses the controversy.

Posted: September 10, 2009 12:13   Comments: 67
Q&A: The challenges of entering and exiting Gaza

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Q&A: The challenges of entering and exiting Gaza

Nizar al-Wazir is a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip who originally came to the United States in 2007. Worldfocus discusses the difficulties faced by Palestinians gaining visas to leave the Gaza Strip.

Posted: August 10, 2009 08:42   Comments: 3
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