Fares Akram
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Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel
by Fares Akram - May 31, 2018 - 5:00am
Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war.
Palestinians bury dead after bloodiest Gaza day since 2014
by Fares Akram - May 15, 2018 - 9:48pm
Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians, most by gunfire, and injured more than 2,700 on Monday, Gaza Health Ministry said.
Dozens killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem
by Fares Akram - May 14, 2018 - 10:50am
Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 41 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a pall over Israel's...
Gaza's hospitals taxed by wounded from Israeli fire
by Fares Akram - April 13, 2018 - 1:25am
Raed Jadallah belonged to an exclusive club — a small band of surfers who escaped the claustrophobia of blockaded Gaza by riding the waves of the Mediterranean.
Israel vows tough response to Gaza protests
by Fares Akram - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Israel's defense minister said yesterday that the military will not change its tough response to Hamas-led mass protests near Gaza's border with Israel, warning that those who approach the border are putting their...
Palestinians, Israelis clash as Jerusalem fallout continues
by Fares Akram - December 15, 2017 - 7:31pm
Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces on yesterday as fallout continues over President Donald Trump's announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week.
Secondhand clothes from Israel popular at Gaza flea market
by Fares Akram - February 24, 2016 - 11:13am
The clothes were faded and worn out, and came from an unlikely place: Israel. But that didn't bother the Palestinian women rummaging through piles of tattered jeans, shirts, jackets and baby clothing at the weekly...
Qatari housing project in Gaza concludes 1st stage
by Fares Akram - January 16, 2016 - 3:46pm
More than 1,000 Palestinian families took possession of new apartments yesterday as part of a large Qatari-funded housing project in the Gaza Strip.
Prosthetic eye maker brings relief to wounded Gazans
by Fares Akram - October 28, 2015 - 2:29pm
Imad Abu Wadi barely slept after losing his right eye during the summer 2014 war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian premier heads to Gaza on reconciliation mission
by Fares Akram - March 26, 2015 - 7:14am
The Palestinian Prime Minister kicked off a visit to the Gaza Strip on yesterday in a renewed effort to resolve an eight-year rift with the rival Hamas militant group, which controls the tiny coastal territory....
Hamas bars Gaza children from Israel trip
by Fares Akram - December 29, 2014 - 3:41am
Gaza's Hamas rulers prevented a group of children from entering Israel on yesterday for a postwar conciliatory trip meant to foster peace, Hamas and organizers said.
Project begins to remove war rubble in Gaza
by Fares Akram - December 4, 2014 - 4:38am
The first large-scale project to remove tons of rubble in the Gaza Strip left over from this summer's fighting between the Islamic militant group Hamas and Israel began on yesterday, a significant step forward in...
EU foreign policy chief calls for Gaza rebuilding
by Fares Akram - November 9, 2014 - 6:14am
The European Union's new foreign affairs chief urged Palestinians in the Gaza Strip yesterday to work together to begin reconstruction of the war-shattered territory in earnest.
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