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Adel Zaanoun

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Gaza’s ruined homes and a brutal winter storm

Living by candlelight with no electricity and reliant on sandbags to stop their ruined homes flooding, Gazans who survived last year’s war are now struggling with a brutal winter storm.

January 09, 2015

Despite truce, fishermen in Gaza are under fire at sea

Every time Gaza fisherman Rami goes to sea, the same thing happens: Five nautical miles offshore, shots ring out and a voice over an Israeli loudspeaker demands he turn back.

September 26, 2014

Meshaal’s re-election may better Hamas ties with West

Khaled Meshaal’s re-election as leader of Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, provides a chance for the resistance movement to improve ties with the international community, analysts say.

April 03, 2013

Qatari emir’s Gaza visit seen as move to wean Hamas away from Syria, Iran

The Qatari emir’s visit to Gaza may have been a political coup for the Palestinian enclave’s Hamas rulers, but it was not aimed at supporting a separate entity there, analysts say.

October 26, 2012

Sinai killings to have huge impact on Hamas-Egypt ties

An attack by Sinai militants that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers has brought a swift end to the honeymoon between Gaza’s Hamas rulers and Egypt’s new president, analysts say.

August 11, 2012