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Amid rubble and airstrikes, university students in Gaza resume classes online

Before the war between Israel and Hamas broke out last October, Halaa Hamdan’s daily routine was based on her life at Al Aqsa University in Gaza. The fourth-year English student spent her time studying her subjects and even taught English at a polytechnic school. This was an opportunity she had dreamed of and which came just two weeks before the …

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Israel releases Gaza hospital director who alleges abuse while in custody

Israel released the director of Gaza’s main hospital on Monday after detaining him without charge or trial for seven months over allegations that the facility had been used as a Hamas command center. He said he and other prisoners were held and tortured under harsh conditions. The decision to release Mohammed Abu Salmiya, apparently taken to free up space in …

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