Observations from Occupied Palestine: Gaza

first published at Crescent International, Eva Bartlett [see Observations from Occupied Palestine, Part 1] Unusually heavy torrential rains last month inundated much of Gaza, which was already reeling from a tight Israeli-Egyptian siege since 2006. Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected with more than 5,000 evacuated from their homes. Power outages of 20-22… Read More Observations from Occupied Palestine: Gaza

Impressions From An Informal Meeting With Asma al-Assad, Syria’s First Lady

*(All photos taken from the Facebook page “Asma al Assad – Syria’s First Lady“) I had been sitting in a small entrance room for what seemed less than a minute when the door opened and Syria’s first lady, Her Excellency Asma al-Assad, greeted me with a warm smile, welcoming me inside a slightly larger sitting… Read More Impressions From An Informal Meeting With Asma al-Assad, Syria’s First Lady