All Eyes On Gaza: An Interview with legal expert Noura Erakat

All Eyes On Gaza: An Interview with legal expert Noura Erakat

Bahar Mirhosseini – WNN Interviews (WNN) New York, U.S., AMERICAS: Since July 8 2014, increased military aggression against occupied Gaza by aerial attacks and a ground invasion from Israel has placed the world’s breath on hold. Through the lens of photographers and journalists the world has witnessed images of maimed and murdered Palestinians in the […]

Israel military detainment of West Bank children shows pattern of abuse

Israel military detainment of West Bank children shows pattern of abuse

WNN Justice (WNN) Jerusalem, ISRAEL, WESTERN ASIA: Mistreatment of West Bank children who are brought into custody by Israeli military forces has revealed a pattern of “ill-treatment” says UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund in a recent report outlining the problems for children under incarceration. 2013 data from attorneys working with UNISPAL – United Nations […]

Hona Zarqa: the local women making the media their own

Hona Zarqa: the local women making the media their own

Alice Su – Middle East Monitor – Friday, 13 September 2013 (originally published  10 Sept) Sally Ahmed Zarir works in a newsroom inside a refugee camp. Zarqa, Jordan’s industrial centre 12 miles northeast of Amman, is home to over 50 per cent of Jordanian’s factories, a 15.9 per cent unemployment rate, and the country’s oldest […]

Palestine’s Women Head to College

Palestine’s Women Head to College

Tiffanie Wen – Daily Beast – Thursday, 11 July 2013 (originally published 08 Jul) More women are earning degrees from Palestinian universities and outperforming their male counterparts—but what comes after graduation? “You will be the builders of Palestine,” Vera Baboun said last week in her address to Bethlehem University’s graduating class of 2013. The majority […]

As Israeli and Palestinians shop together peace gets personal

As Israeli and Palestinians shop together peace gets personal

Ruth Eglash – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/CGN) Sha’ar Binyamin, WEST BANK: Israeli and Palestinian leaders might still be refusing to meet each other to even discuss the prospect of peace, but at one West Bank supermarket Arab residents of Ramallah and those living in the Jewish settlements surrounding it come face to face every day. This […]

Breast Cancer Screening Comes to Palestinians

Breast Cancer Screening Comes to Palestinians

Jillian Kestler-D’Amours – IPS – Wednesday, 14 November 2012 (originally published 12 Nov) URA, Occupied West Bank, Nov 12 2012 (IPS) – Fatmeh Abu Hrar Tabeel has had her first ever breast cancer screening. “It feels good to know, of course. Thanks to god, I am well,” the 51-year-old mother of seven told IPS. “Now […]

Arab and Jewish medics work side-by-side to save Palestinian children from bus fire

Arab and Jewish medics work side-by-side to save Palestinian children from bus fire

Amy Schwartz – WNN Breaking (WNN) Ramallah, WEST BANK, Palestinian Territory: In a show of open compassion without separation between Arabs and Jews, a joined group of volunteer medics went to action to help seriously injured Palestinian children on their way from east Jerusalem to Ramallah. On Thursday morning, February 16th, 2012, at 9AM,  a school […]