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Gaza, Hamas and the New Middle East | Al Jazeera World

The political sands are shifting in the Middle East. New alliances are being formed that until recently would have been unimaginable. But as the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and, potentially, Sudan forge closer relationships with Israel, where does this leave the Palestinians, particularly those in Gaza? How is Hamas – …

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Cycling Under Siege in Gaza | Al Jazeera Close Up

Cycling Under Siege in Gaza is the story of a young Palestinian athlete who persevered through the trauma of losing his leg while facing the daily struggles of life under occupation. Alaa al-Dali, 23, lives in Gaza and was once one of the fastest Palestinian road cyclists. Despite training up …

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Rim Banna: The voice of Palestine | Al Jazeera World

This is the story of a much-loved Palestinian singer-songwriter whose life encompasses creativity, artistic success, political activism and personal tragedy. Rim Banna was born into a creative family in Nazareth in 1966. Her mother was the Palestinian poet Zouhaira Sabbagh and she was raised listening to famous artists like Fairuz. …

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A Place of Refuge: Malmo and Nickelsdorf | Al Jazeera World

The Swedish city of Malmo, positioned at the eastern end of the Oresund Bridge with Denmark, and the Austrian town of Nickelsdorf, located near the borders of Hungary and Slovakia, have been on the route for refugees fleeing conflict and hardship for years. In this film, we follow the stories …

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UN refugee agency uses Gaza schools to distribute food

The UN’s refugee agency in Gaza is turning schools into food distribution centres to help those most in need. At the start of the pandemic, UNRWA was forced to suspend all food distribution due to COVID-19 safety restrictions. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow …

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