Isra Namey


Egyptians in Gaza: 'We escaped from certain death'

Hundreds of refugees fleeing the Sinai conflict have settled in Gaza, where they have been subsisting on handouts.

Middle East

Babies die in Gaza as Hamas, Fatah trade blame

Three infants in need of specialised medical care died this week in Gaza City after failure to obtain exit permits.


Writers aim to challenge stereotypes about Gaza

We Are Not Numbers project has brought together around 60 volunteer storytellers.

Middle East

Gaza pay cuts deepen rift between PA and Hamas

Negative social and economic repercussions feared in Gaza after PA imposes workers' salaries cuts.


Palestinian rock band dreams of a brighter future

Typo's music reflects band members' experiences of living in Gaza amid mounting political and economic pressure.

Middle East

Gaza doctors launch an appeal to save children's lives

A health disaster looms as hospitals in the besieged Palestinian territory run out of fuel.

Gaza: After the war

Palestinians in Gaza protest against aid cuts

Drastic UN cuts to food rations, healthcare and education programmes have added to Gaza's financial woes.

Middle East

Families in anguish over fate of missing Hamas fighters

Egypt is holding the four men as "political hostages", Hamas alleges, after photo emerges from Cairo jail.

Middle East

West Bank Palestinians exiled to Gaza dream of home

Residents expelled by Israel to the besieged Gaza Strip 14 years ago say they have been estranged from their origins.

Middle East

Families of Gaza war victims protest lack of aid

Palestinian government has failed the families who need its assistance the most, demonstrators say.

Middle East

Gaza's schools remain in ruins two years after war

Rebuilding has been slow amid Israeli restrictions on raw materials, including concrete, entering the Gaza Strip.

Middle East

Gaza: A family's ordeal to visit a prisoner in Israel

Israel's restrictions make it almost impossible for Gaza's Palestinians to visit relatives held in Israeli prisons.