Interview: UN’s Robert Piper says political actors losing sight of suffering in Gaza


(Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

An interview with UN Coordinator for humanitarian aid and development activities in the occupied Palestinian territory Robert Piper, published in July 2017 on Ma’an News Agency.  An Arabic translation of the article can be read here. Continue reading


On 10th anniversary of siege, Gaza reaching humanitarian and political breaking point


Palestinian girls walk past rubble of heavily damaged buildings in the Gaza City neighborhood of Shujaaiya during the 2014 Gaza war. (AFP/ Thomas Coex, File)

An in-depth article looking at the situation in the besieged Gaza Strip after a decade under Israeli siege, published in June 2017 on Ma’an News Agency. Continue reading

Photography of Palestinian Prisoners’ Day demonstration in Bethlehem


A Palestinian demonstrator throws a stone in the direction of Israeli forces in Bethlehem on April 17, 2017. // Un manifestant palestinien jette une pierre vers des soldats israéliens à Bethléem le 17 avril 2017. (MaanImages/Chloé Benoist)

Here are some photographs taken for Ma’an News Agency during a demonstration in the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem on April 17, 2017, which marks Palestinian Prisoners’ Day.

Voici quelques photos prises pour l’agence de press Ma’an lors d’une manifestation à Bethléem, en Cisjordanie, le 17 avril 2017 à l’occasion de la Journée des prisonniers palestiniens.

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