Mohammed holds a bachelor degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and is preparing for a Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies. Author of, "Still Living There," a book documenting Gaza's last war and its aftermath.
As an unprecedented spike in crime rocks Gaza, Arafat looks at the core factors throwing Gaza into further instability.
As problems overwhelm Gaza, the closure of the Rafah crossing is overlooked writes Arafat
How one man who lost three daughters responded with a message of hope. Meet the Palestinian doctor hoping his daughters will be the last sacrifice on the road to peace.
What else should the Gaza Strip tolerate, asks Mohammed Arafat, as anger erupts over the Palestinian Authority's decision to cut civil servant salaries.
With rising rates of unemployment and poverty, the 'demographic threat' of Gaza's population may be more of a hindrance than anything else, writes Mohammed Arafat.
While Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas took care to follow the events of Arab Idol, Gazans wondered when will it be their turn to be followed, writes Mohammed Arafat.
While Palestinians flirt with the idea of the Palestinian pound, economists warn that the creation of a currency is not to be taken lightly, writes Arafat.
Could economic ties between Gaza and Israel pave the way for peace in the Middle East, Arafat asks
For those under siege in Gaza, travelling is often limited to the places they discover in books, writes Arafat.
As unemployment and poverty rocket in Gaza, mental health issues are becoming more prevalent and manifesting in a horrific way: suicide is on the rise, writes Arafat.
Israel’s tight grip is not limited to the Palestinians, critical activists from around the world are deemed ‘security threats’. Arafat speaks to one South African activist denied entry into Israel.
Meet the Palestinian barber in Gaza styling hair with fire - could these fiery haircuts be the way forward?
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