Changes to food aid eligibility has sparked protest.
How those afflicted with COVID-19 in Gaza cope with quarantine and poverty
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OPINIONAttention Democrats: It’s time for less talk, more action. When it comes to strategy for defeating President Trump, Democrats of all stripes are remarkably unified. But two pressing issues can’t wait until November: violent demonstrations and pandemic-related financial assistance.
Employees unpaid for months.
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Regional tensions, Gaza siege conspire to shut several news outlets leaving journalists facing uncertain future
Fishers denied access to coastal waters for fifth consecutive day.
A number of people lost their jobs due to early May attack on Gaza.
Palestinian journalists publish appeals for the needy.
Palestinians in Gaza live a precarious existence.
The Abu Taima family in Gaza earns $16 a week.
Hundreds of youth have been entrapped by Israeli intelligence via social media, Palestinian security officials say.
Protests prove opportunity for street vendors, young and old.
Small businesses set up along the coast are keeping some families afloat.
Israel’s attacks on Gaza have harmed Palestinian mental health.
Young Palestinians brave army fire and risk imprisonment to work in Israel.
The New Heritage project transforms old plastic bags into toys and cushions.
Only 3,000 out of 18,000 destroyed homes have been rebuilt.
Observers worry about impact of brain drain for future of besieged Gaza.
Marriage facilitation businesses have mushroomed as economy has dried up.
Prices of basic goods spike by ten percent.
“Capitalist greed aided and abetted by economists and policymakers will have destroyed America.”