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Sally Ibrahim


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

Senior officials said on Monday that Turkey has been tightening its restrictions on Hamas leaders and activists in the country, deporting dozens and preventing others from entering.

09 May, 2022

For years, Palestinian workers in the besieged Gaza Strip have been struggling to survive and keep their families afloat in face of a bitter reality.

04 May, 2022

After Israel's 11-day assault of Gaza during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr last year, customary festivities are a painful reminder for the dozens of Gazan families who lost loved ones. The New Arab speaks with two survivors about how they have coped.

04 May, 2022

"We insisted on celebrating this year's feast to prove to Israel and the world that we love life and hope to live in peace and security," said an elderly man whose granddaughter was killed by Israel during its war on the Gaza Strip last year.

02 May, 2022

For many Gazans, Eid al-Fitr is a harsh reminder of their agonising conditions. Plagued by unemployment, families have had to choose which of the festival's necessities they would go without or find cheaper, second-hand alternatives.

29 April, 2022

Israeli naval forces arrested six Palestinian fishermen on Wednesday and sabotaged their boat near Rafah's coast in the south of the besieged Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian sources.

27 April, 2022

The Hamas-run Health Ministry on Tuesday reported the first cases of children infected with severe acute hepatitis of unknown origins.

27 April, 2022

The Hamas-run Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Gaza on Tuesday announced the discovery of a 4,500-year-old statue, called "Anat", that originates from the Canaanite period.

27 April, 2022

"No one can imagine how much pain we are going through all these years, especially since the killers are still free and can kill more children in Gaza," one of the victim's fathers had said to The New Arab. 

26 April, 2022

For many years, Emad Abu Khadija, a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem, has shrugged off attempts to buy his small cafe by the Israeli authorities or settlers despite their huge financial offer.

26 April, 2022