Peter Crosbie

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Gaza Strip’s middle class enjoys spin classes, fine dining, private beaches

A year after the war, the small middle class here has created a niche market for rooftop dining, day spas and a beach resort.<p>A year after the war, the small middle class here has created a niche market for rooftop dining, day spas and a beach resort.<p>GAZA CITY — Alongside the Hamas training camps …

Israel

Beyond the great divide, a trip inside the Palestinian areas

It was a long time coming, but during the recent trip to Israel I went back to areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority. A decade ago, this type …

Gaza Families Enjoying the Productivity of Their Greenhouses

The strawberry farmers of Gaza prepare crops for export

BEIT LAHIA - Gaza Strip: For over 33 years, Abu Khaled Felfel has been considered a pioneer among strawberry farmers in the Gaza Strip. He says that …

Collapse of the nuclear arms control

Nuclear Energy

The Arab world and Leftists would have you believe Gaza is a living hell, a prison with every commodity and necessity of life absent.

The Arab world and Leftists would have you believe Gaza is a living hell, a prison with every commodity and necessity of life absent.<p>When one looks …

Gaza Mall in Palestine

A report about Gaza Mall<p>Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus<p>About media<p>This is a short description in the author block about the …

Inside Gaza’s first indoor shopping mall

In a welcome sign of normalcy, the first indoor shopping mall - complete with an international retail chain, three-story bookstore and bustling food …

How Arab women fought female genital mutilation in Israel

<i>Just 20 years ago, female genital mutilation was an accepted practice in six Bedouin tribes in southern Israel. Jewish researchers couldn’t figure</i> …

Gaza's First Electric Vehicle Built from Recycled Materials For $1,000

A 32-year-old taxi driver has created Gaza‘s first electric vehicle in the face of a major fuel crisis. Munther al-Qassas decided that investing in …

recycledmaterials

Lion Cubs Forced To Check Into Gaza Hotel for the Weekend

RAFAH, Gaza Strip - A pair of lion cubs bound for a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan have been forced to stay on in Gaza at least until Sunday after the …

Israel

Lights Out in the Gaza Strip

Summers in the Gaza are extremely hot. This year it has been made worse with energy cuts that have limited residents to only a few hours of …

Blue Beach Resort, a Gaza attraction despite siege, restrictions | Saud Abu Ramadan | AW

Gaza City - The new Blue Beach Re­sort in the northern Gaza Strip offers a respite to residents accustomed to summer holidays in beachfront retreats …

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Apple Keeps Losing Legal Battles to an Italian Company Called ‘Steve Jobs’

When two brothers from Naples decided to stop doing fashion design for other companies and start a brand of their own, they went hunting for an …

European Union

Palestinian billionaire Masri detained in Saudi Arabia: sources

AMMAN (Reuters) - Sabih al-Masri, Jordan’s most influential businessman and the chairman of its largest lender Arab Bank, was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a business trip to Riyadh, family sources and friends said on Saturday.<p>Masri’s detention, which follows the biggest purge of …

Saudi Arabia

Car bomb kills journalist behind Panama Papers offshore tax evasion investigation 'days after she received threats to her safety'

A journalist who led the Panama Papers offshore tax evasion expose was killed today when a bomb blew up her car.<p>Investigative reporter Daphne Caruana …

Did Trump’s UN ambassador vote in favor of killing LGBT people?

Rights & Freedoms

U.S. votes against U.N. resolution condemning death penalty for LGBT people; is this who we are?

<b>(Shutterstock/Osugi)</b><p>We joined our allies Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in opposing the measure<p>Charlie May<p>October 3, 2017 8:43pm (UTC)<p>Last week, the United Nations Human Rights Council approved a resolution condemning the use of the death penalty in a discriminatory manner …

Human Rights

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In a landmark referendum on September 25, the autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq will vote on whether to secede from the wider country. The Kurds, scattered across four different nations – Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran – remain to date the largest ethnic group without their own state.<p>There …

Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says.<p>The study, published Tuesday in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, evaluated nearly 300 sets of mothers and children in Mexico and tested the children …

Public Health

Hamas says it is ready to hold first elections since 2006

<b>The Palestinian militant group Hamas says it is ready to dissolve the committee that rules Gaza and hold a general election for the first time since 2006.</b><p>It also said it was aiming for more talks with rivals Fatah as it aims to end a decade-long split.<p>Representatives from both groups have been …

India-China standoff in Doklam

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Gaza academy u-15 team get warm welcome in Cork for soccer friendly

Visit shows Palestinian players that not all the world is like Gaza , says academy official<p>Thu, Aug 3, 2017, 20:45<p>Almost 80 years ago,Mardyke in Cork …