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In-depth: Productivity in Gaza has plummeted since 2007, and shows no sign of picking up as it remains strangled by the Israeli blockade and ongoing Palestinian politicking, reports Rami Almeghari.

Palestine solidarity: Will Ramaphosa downgrade Tel Aviv embassy?

Janet Smith

Palestine solidarity: Will Ramaphosa downgrade Tel Aviv embassy?

Comment: The time has come for Ramaphosa to enact ANC policy, and downgrade the status of South Africa's embassy in Israel, writes Janet Smith.

The art of living with disability in <em>Gaza</em>

Raya al-Jadir

The art of living with disability in Gaza

Living with Muscular Dystrophy under siege in Gaza, Mohamed Dalo is fighting through his art, reports Raya al-Jadir.

Sisi scores 'own goal' praising Israel gas deal

Paul McLoughlin

Sisi scores 'own goal' praising Israel gas deal

President Sisi has claimed Egypt 'scored a goal' with a deal to pay $15 billion to Israel for gas, but not everyone agrees the goal was in the ...

The New Arab

Palestinian teenager dies from wounds as Jerusalem tensions continue

A Palestinian teenager died from wounds sustained last week during clashes with Israeli forces, bringing the total of deaths to 26 since Trump's Jerusalem embassy move.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt to temporarily open Rafah border crossing with Gaza

Egyptian officials said the Rafah crossing will operate from Wednesday for four days, with the Palestinian embassy in Cairo confirming the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after new rocket attack

Palestinian security sources said several Israeli missiles were fired at farmland east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

The New Arab & agencies

'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a permanent ...

UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for <em>Gaza</em>

The New Arab

UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for Gaza

The head of the UN body voiced his concern for Gaza's future amid the ongoing US-led cuts to UNRWA aid.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel kills two Palestinian teenagers in Gaza border unrest

The Saturday explosion and ensuing Israeli airstrikes marked one of the most serious escalations in the besieged enclave since the Hamas ...

Israel bombs <em>Gaza</em> after border blast wounds soldiers

The New Arab

Israel bombs Gaza after border blast wounds soldiers

Cross-border fire continues between Israel and Gaza as tensions remain high following Trump's Jerusalem decision, with the most serious ...

Israeli tank fires into besieged <em>Gaza</em> following border unrest

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli tank fires into besieged Gaza following border unrest

Days of clashes on the Gaza border has seen Israel firing a tank shell into the besieged territory.

Fuel shortage forces Gaza's only power plant to shut

The New Arab

Fuel shortage forces Gaza's only power plant to shut

Gaza, caught between party politics and an Israeli siege, finds itself without the Strip's only power plant due to fuel shortages.

Enough oppression: <em>Gaza</em> truckers warn of repeated strikes

Ali Abusheikh and Pam Bailey

Enough oppression: Gaza truckers warn of repeated strikes

In-depth: Frustrated by fuel prices, licence fees and the Israeli blockade, Gaza's truckers are refusing to transport goods until their demands ...

Andy Heintz

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

There is no tool more powerful than BDS and there is a chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, veteran Israeli journalist Gideon Levy tells The New Arab.

Ali Adam

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

In-depth: The situation in Gaza is getting visibly worse every single day, and the people of Gaza are not going to be able to ...

Janet Smith

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in Israel?

Comment: Cyril Ramaphosa is on the brink of taking South Africa's presidency. Janet Smith asks if he will succeed in following through on his ...

The New Arab & agencies

54 Palestinians died awaiting medical exit permits in 2017

Human rights organisations have criticised Israeli restrictions as new figures show 54 Palestinians died in 2017 while awaiting exit permits to ...

<em>Gaza</em> hospital halts surgeries amid cleaning staff strike

The New Arab

Gaza hospital halts surgeries amid cleaning staff strike

Cleaning staff at a Gaza hospital are striking after months without pay, pushing the health facility into a spiralling crisis as its ...

Elias Jahshan

So, you want to wear a keffiyeh?

Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias ...

Hamas delegation meets Dahlan faction in Cairo

The New Arab

Hamas delegation meets Dahlan faction in Cairo

Hamas members met with Dahlan loyalists in Cairo, as reconciliation attempts with the Palestinian Authority continue.

People in Kashmir always stand in solidarity with Palestine

Aamir Ali Bhat

People in Kashmir always stand in solidarity with Palestine

In-depth: Indian-administrated Kashmir and Palestine share parallel stories of oppression, resistance, injustice and military occupation, writes ...

Israel set to trial Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi

The New Arab & agencies

Israel set to trial Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi

Ahed Tamimi, who recently turned 17 while in prison, is being hailed across the world for her bravery in resisting occupation and defending her ...

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