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Sally Ibrahim


Sally Ibrahim is The New Arab's correspondent from Gaza.

The Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor reports that unemployment and poverty rates have been on a steep rise in the Strip since Israel imposed its illegal blockade in 2006.

25 January, 2022

A Fatah-affiliated minister said Hamas should bear responsibility for the collapse of Gaza's infrastructure, as it continues to boycott municipal elections. The Islamic movement's spokesman hit back accusing the PA of complicity with Israel.

21 January, 2022

The Israeli army arrested five protesters on Wednesday night as they demonstrated in front of the Jerusalem mayor's residence against the demolition of Palestinian-owned houses in the occupied east of the city.

20 January, 2022

Gaza's unemployment rate increased by 50% in 2021 after its economy was decimated again by Israeli assaults. With more than 250,000 now unemployed in the besieged enclave, population increases in Gaza threaten to push many more into dire poverty.

18 January, 2022

On Sunday, a string of meetings between Algerian and Palestinian officials kicked off to discuss the national reconciliation efforts, political sources said. 

16 January, 2022

For the third day in a row, rainfall has flooded the streets of the besieged coastal enclave, damaging some houses.

16 January, 2022

Israeli authorities forced a Palestinian man to demolish his own shop in East Jerusalem and raided the city of Tubas in the West Bank, wounding one person.

13 January, 2022

A 16-year-old Palestinian child from Gaza has died of cancer after his medical treatment was stalled by a West Bank hospital and Israeli authorities.

13 January, 2022

Palestinian officials said on Tuesday that the Omicron variant poses a huge health risk to the people of Gaza.

11 January, 2022

On Sunday, the Hamas-run Interior Ministry announced that it arrested a Gaza-based suspect accused of killing a Palestinian scientist Fady al-Batsh in Malaysia.

09 January, 2022