Report and photos by Alessandro Di Maio
Jesusalem. The first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month ended uneventfully today. Although over 90,000 Muslims participated in the religious event in the Old City of Jerusalem, the crowds dispersed as soon as the prayers were over.
Report and Photos by Alessandro Di Maio
Israel. In a few hours, just after the sun sets and three stars appear in the sky above the Holy Land, Ramadan will start and many Muslims families will start praying and reading the Koran in a festive atmosphere.
Article and photos by Alessandro Di Maio
Tel Aviv. Over a thousand people took to the streets of Tel Aviv last Friday (6 August) to protest against the evictions of Arab families from a predominantly Arab neighbourhood in East Jerusalem known as Sheikh Jarrah.
Julia is one of the ships that will try to sail to Gaza @journaliststogaza.wordpress.com
By Alessandro Di Maio
Almost a month later after the Flotilla incident that caused the death of 9 Turkish activists and diplomatic tensions between Israel and Turkey, a new flotilla could sail on the water of the Mediterranean Sea to break the Israeli naval block on the Gaza Strip. Continue reading
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By Marina Ferhatovic
Freedom Flotilla, a group of ships from various countries, including Ireland, Turkey and Greece, started their journey towards the Gaza strip, carrying over 700 activists, diplomats, politicians and journalists, as well as about 10,000 tons of aid.
The goal of the voyage is said to be breaking the maritime blockade on the Gaza Strip.