Gaza http://www.kunc.org en Israel Eases Restriction On Building Materials To Gaza Strip http://www.kunc.org/post/israel-eases-restriction-building-materials-gaza-strip Israel eased a major restriction on the Gaza Strip last week. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:21:00 +0000 Emily Harris 50336 at http://www.kunc.org Israel Eases Restriction On Building Materials To Gaza Strip Lack In Leadership Hurts Palestinian Peace Prospects http://www.kunc.org/post/lack-leadership-hurts-palestinian-peace-prospects Shortly before midnight last Thursday, in front of a cheering crowd, 31-year-old Hussein al-Deik was picked as the president of Palestine.<p>It wasn't a real election; just the grand finale of a TV reality series, shot in front of a live audience. Sun, 30 Jun 2013 09:23:00 +0000 46488 at http://www.kunc.org Lack In Leadership Hurts Palestinian Peace Prospects In Gaza, Hamas Targets Palestinian Informants In Crackdown http://www.kunc.org/post/gaza-hamas-targets-palestinian-informants-crackdown Life was already grim in the Gaza Strip when fighting raged between Israel and Hamas last November. Then Khulud Badawi got unexpected bad news about her husband.<p>"I was at home when my son came in and said, 'Mom, they killed Dad.' I said, 'Who?' He said, 'Hamas.' I asked him, 'Where?' He said, 'Next to the gas station,'" she recalls.<p>Badawi's husband, Ribhi Badawi, was in prison in Gaza City. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 16:44:00 +0000 45295 at http://www.kunc.org In Gaza, Hamas Targets Palestinian Informants In Crackdown Experts Say Prize-Winning Photo Of Gaza Funeral Is Authentic http://www.kunc.org/post/experts-say-prize-winning-photo-gaza-funeral-authentic The striking image of grief-stricken men carrying two young boys to a mosque for their funeral in Gaza City was hailed for capturing a poignant human moment in an ongoing conflict.<p>The photograph was taken last November; it was named the <a href="http://www.worldpressphoto.org/awards/2013/spot-news/paul-hansen?gallery=6096">World Press Photo of the Year</a> on Feb. 15. Tue, 14 May 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 44305 at http://www.kunc.org Experts Say Prize-Winning Photo Of Gaza Funeral Is Authentic For Palestinians, Google's Small Change Is A Big Deal http://www.kunc.org/post/palestinians-googles-small-change-big-deal The webpage <a href="http://www.google.ps/">Google.ps</a> used to read "Google: Palestinian Territories." On May 1, the company quietly changed that regional search page to say "Google: Palestine."<p>Google didn't announce the name change, but it didn't have to. Tue, 14 May 2013 20:27:00 +0000 44303 at http://www.kunc.org For Palestinians, Google's Small Change Is A Big Deal