Yum! Foods, the corporation that operates fast food giants such as Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC does not currently have a KFC in Gaza. However, in light of the current news, it seems as though they should. One delivery company is taking advantage of demand of KFC and smuggling it to the Gaza people. […]Read more "Colonel Sanders Smuggles into Gaza"
Every summer, children from conflict regions all over the world come together on a lake in Otisfield, Maine, USA. They come to join a camp called Seeds of Peace. The main goal of Seeds of Peace is to “give rise to new generations of leaders uniquely inspired and equipped to build lasting peace.” This summer […]Read more "Seeds of Peace"
“We just want freedom to fish.”- Said a fisherman from the Gaza strip who has lost almost everything due to the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian war. Gaza is home to nearly 1.8 million people with over 30,000 of those people being directly dependent on the fishing industry to survive. Since 2007 Israel has began to place harsher […]Read more "“We just want freedom to fish.”"
Missing Poultry Before the summer war in Gaza began, two thirds of the population in Gaza was receiving food assistance, since then it has increased by 700,000 people, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FOA). In August, while Gaza was still involved in the skirmishes, it is estimated that half of […]Read more "Missing Poultry"
Just this past Saturday on October 4th Muslims worldwide celebrated one of their most religious holidays, Eid-Al-Adha. Eid-Al-Adha , or also known as ‘Sacrifice Feast’, is celebrated to honor and remember the willingness of Abraham to give up Ishmael, his son, for god but then God intervened to provide Abraham with a lamb to sacrifice […]Read more "Back to Al-Aqsa Mosque"
Fires have been started across the Middle East from Tehran to Tunis, Aleppo to Benghazi to Cairo, and now Gaza and Tel Aviv. The Middle East is up in flames and we probably wont see them put out in our time. No one can predict where the violence will spread, or get it under control. […]Read more "Who can help Syria?"
Egypt may be the unlikely winner of another round of conflict between Israel and Gaza that killed more than 100 people and caused major destruction. A speculative ceasefire was announced in Cairo where the Egyptian government played a major role. President Mohammad Mursi was a key player in brokering the ceasefire last week, even after […]Read more "Egypt Leaving a Mark"
As seen this past week, Israel’s impressive ability to shoot down hundreds of rockets is being revised. Israel’s leaders have turned to engineers within Raytheon Co. based in Waltham, Massachusetts to stay a step ahead in developing a new interceptor missile. Meanwhile Hezbollah is storing thousands of sophisticated missiles with greater ranges and payloads in […]Read more "The missile defense fad is one-upped by Israel"
Although thousands of rockets have been fired into Israel from Lebanon and the Gaza Strip (12,000 rockets since Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005), violence recently escalated to an extreme high with the assassination of Ahmed al-Jabari, the leader of Hamas’s military wing, by an IDF air strike. Ahmed’s death remains a victory for the […]Read more "Missiles Galore"
On November 14rth an airstrike was carried out by Israeli forces on over twenty areas in Gaza. The Israeli military has stated that these attacks were in response to recent rocket strikes from Hamas militants in Gaza. The Israeli attack ended up killing a military commander of Hamas, Ahmed al-Jabari, making him the highest ranking […]Read more "Too close to call"