Egyptians demonstrating against the government refuse to back down in the face of police violence.
Ruth Sherlock is a freelance journalist and an intern for Haaretz.com/
The atmosphere in Cairo is tense: Anti-riot vans patrol the boulevards, armored trucks are parked near flashpoints and plain clothes officers are everywhere.
The mood in the city center’s Tehrir square, where some of the most violent clashes have taken place, remains extremely tense early Thursday; Rows of anti-riot police line the junctions to the square, equipped and standing in charge formation.
For decades, the band Al-Ashequeen has provided a soundtrack to life in the Palestinian territories. Last month, the group of Palestinian refugees set foot in the West Bank for the first time.
Intention of festival is 'to preserve Palestinian cultural heritage and bring Hebronites and tourists back to the area,' says organizer.
Former British parliamentarian was previously prevented from entering the country for meeting with members of Hamas.
‘Suwarna’ (Our Pictures) is an exhibition of images captured by Palestinian children from the West Bank city of Nablus; the project is led by Tomorrow’s Youth Organization.