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War Brings Social Media Fame to Gaza Teen

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

War Brings Social Media Fame to Gaza Teen
(Reuters) — As bombs explode in Gaza, Palestinian teenager Farah Baker grabs her smartphone or laptop before ducking for cover to tap out tweets that capture the drama of the tumult and fear around her.Read More


War Turns Gaza Fruit Basket Into Wasteland

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

War Turns Gaza Fruit Basket Into Wasteland
The stench of rotting animal carcasses was in the air as 10-year-old Ahmed al-Kafarna picked through the debris of his Gaza home after a ceasefire began on Tuesday, looking for his toys.Read More


Israel Braces for Funeral of Teenage 'Revenge' Victim

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

Israel Braces for Funeral of Teenage 'Revenge' Victim
Shelling across the Gaza Strip’s border tapered off on Friday while Israel braced for violent protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank at the funeral of a youth they believe was killed by far-right Jews.Read More


Kidnapping of Teens Puts Strain on Palestinian Unity

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

Kidnapping of Teens Puts Strain on Palestinian Unity
The disappearance of three Jewish youths in the occupied West Bank has rocked reconciliation between Palestinian political factions and risks sinking a new unity government, analysts and officials have said.Read More






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