Tag: gaza

Gaza’s endless catch-22s

By Khaled Diab Israel will not lift its blockade of Gaza until Hamas is removed from power, but Hamas will not fall so long as there is a blockade. This is just one of the many tragic, circular paradoxes in…

Sacrificing Gaza’s children

By Boštjan Videmšek Gaza’s traumatised children are paying the heaviest price for the endless wars raining down on them. Israel, Hamas and the international community have all failed them. Sunday 23 May 2021 Of the 65 children killed during the…

Living in a nightmare: Gaza’s unending tragedy

Boštjan Videmšek Trauma, depression, destitution and hopelessness are the daily realities with which Gaza’s besieged population must contend. Sunday 8 December 2019 It all began with a savage detonation. It was still the dead of night, but the sky above…

Egypt’s 21st-century plagues

By Khaled Diab While the Egyptian regime battles for its survival, Egypt itself may not survive as a viable state, as it faces a ‘plague’ of potentially crippling environmental, economic and social challenges. Monday 12 February 2018 For those of…