On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 in Voices.
On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 in Voices.
Last night, Jihadists groups in Gaza launched another “toothpick rocket” on Ashkelon-Israel, and Israel later in the night responded by targeting Hamas facilities. “The sky was lit up in the middle of absolute darkness” my sister told me, but fortunately, no casualties were reported on the Israeli side, and only one middle-level injury was reported in Gaza. “We were watching Guardians of the Galaxy, when the airstrike interrupted. We froze in place for a minute, and then we continued watching the movie. It’s nothing
On Friday, July 7th, 2017 in Voices.
Gaza has roughly the same size of Malta, but quadruple the population. Long time ago, the two lands were slightly similar in their Mediterranean atmosphere and inordinate ambition. Now, and after three major wars that have sat the city hundred years backwards, the besieged Gaza Strip differs enormously from the free EU country by a lack of livelihood and green landscape, but an abundance of ruins, rubles, warfare drones, tunnels, clerks and everything that is abnormal and can lead a
On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 in Voices.
A Ukrainian doctor’s cat with a broken jaw in Gaza has kept Abbas’s government awake for three days trying to arrange its security clearance to Israel to receive proper medical treatment. “The cat was sent to Israel through Erez in a special ambulance after three days of work on its security clearance” said the Chairman of the Agricultural Coordination Committee. As the cat was receiving its treatment in Israel, three Gazan infants died in the last 24 hours while waiting
On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 in Voices.
More important than “what” has changed in the new charter of Hamas, is “why taking this step,” and would it translate into anything on the ground? The dire situation that has stricken Hamas, and the repeated failure to secure a reliable survival strategy has fragmented its political structure between many conflicting opinions on three main challenges: 1- “Something must be done to secure financial support.” 2- “The Egyptian blockade must be broken.” 3- “Gaza must be spared a fourth war
On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 in Voices.
Our boy is in the White House! Hooray! Hooray! Hooray! He finally made it! He’s there! He shook hands with Trump! OMG! He gave him a gift… He’s signing his name up in the book of history… He’s now standing behind the microphone… He’s not tall enough to reach it, but never mind, just look how happy he is! He almost looks like a stranded child who has just got new bike on a Christmas eve. But why is he shaking so
On Friday, April 21st, 2017 in Events.
Copenhagen University: Royal Library – Copenhagen: Jewish Film Festival – Copenhagen: Dinner with friends – Sadat house: Bon Voyage
On Sunday, April 16th, 2017 in Voices.
Once again, Gaza has to endure yet another fantasy of “Abbas restoring balance to the universe”,,, Last week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (AKA the toothless bombsheller) decided unexpectedly on cutting %30 of the salaries that go to his head-nodding minions in Gaza, under the pretext of “fighting the blockade, Israel and Hamas;” Neither of which Abbas has any evidence that he’s making a progress about, but still, his muppets will always buy it anyways. This decision, which affected nearly 70 thousand
On Thursday, October 6th, 2016 in Voices.
The escalation that Gaza is experiencing by now is merely resulted by internal disputes between an insufferably repressive government of Hamas and a clique of illiterate, mindless, childish partisans of “mercenary” salafist groups. Yesterday, some Salafists reportedly launched three primitive tiny little micro harmless “rockets” against adjacent Israeli cities, to seemingly harass and pressure Hamas to release some of their imprisoned fellows, without any slightest consideration of the consequences or anything at all. The harsh Israeli retaliation of 30 airstrikes (with
On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 in Voices.
My youngest, always cutely wide-eyed, nine-year-old brother Yousef was given an assignment at school: To write about a personal experience that has taught him a positive virtue or moral value such as love, peace, helping others. Whenever I made a suggestion, he replied, “I don’t have any thing to say on this.” He couldn’t think of any positive ideas even when I tried to give him lots of hints. His own thoughts were: “Could I write about the last war and how I ran into the basement when the next building was