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Feb 25, 2014
Twenty Years Later: A Wound Still Open

Oct 4, 2013— Daily Life
Meet Tayma

Tayma is a 13-year-old from Silwan, a neighborhood where Israeli authorities have issued home demolition orders to several Palestinian families.

Nov 23, 2012
Gazans begin to clean up and rebuild

After 8 days of Israeli missiles raining down upon their homes, the new, Egyptian-brokered ceasefire allows Gazans to return to their homes and start the clean-up process.

Nov 21, 2012
Fearing missile strikes, Gaza families evacuate homes

Many Palestinians in Gaza are fleeing their homes after Israel told them they would not be safe if they remained. The message was sent via leaflets to Palestinians living along the border. Prior to those pamphlets being dropped, Al Jazeera's Casey Kauffman spent time with one family whose home is in northern Gaza.

Nov 20, 2012
Live From Gaza Hospital: As Civilian Toll Mounts, Israel Again Bombs Palestinian Journalists

Democracy Now broadcast a live report from independent Palestinian journalist Mohammed Omer from a hospital in Gaza City, where injured journalists, medical workers and civilians - including children - are arriving for treatment. An award-winning journalist based in Gaza, Omer has been covering the latest Israeli assault since it began six days ago. Democracy Now was also joined by Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories.

Nov 19, 2012
As it happened: Huge airstrike in Gaza

Airstrikes have continued in Gaza overnight. Have a listen to what happened as our Al Jazeera news presenter was speaking to our correspondent Nicole Johnston in Gaza. Moments later Johnston confirmed that the Israeli airstrike hit a police station, some 400m away from Al Jazeera's offices. Drones and aircrafts are constantly circling the strip which has about 1,500,000 people living in it.

Nov 19, 2012
Gaza crisis: Paramedics under pressure

Palestinian paramedics in Gaza are working tirelessly to save lives of those injured in Israel's brutal bombing campaign; this is the story of their struggle to assist the wounded and injured civilians. Al Jazeera's Casey Kauffman joined a response team on call to see what is like.

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