Stories about Middle East & North Africa

In Gaza, the last game of Tarneeb

The Bridge  1 week ago

Innocent laughter turned to horror as a deafening explosion replaced the sounds of a card game, forever intertwining the game with the horrors of war and death in Gaza.

A wall and a watchtower: Why is Israel failing?

The Bridge  2 weeks ago

Israeli historian, political scientist, and former politician Ilan Pappé challenges the Zionist notion that Palestine, which was inhabited by a vibrant Indigenous society, was an empty land awaiting Jewish settlement.

Echos of our lost home in Gaza

The Bridge  3 weeks ago

"On learning that Israeli bombs turned my four-generation home to rubble, a storm of rage brewed within. The bombs destroyed not just our land, but also our hopes and memories."

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