Palestinian ‘Idol’ Mohammed Assaf says banned from World Cup ceremony. Arab Idol winner from Gaza says his scheduled appearance at opening ceremony in Brazil cancelled; Colombian singer Shakira reportedly boycotting event as a result.
BDS a hate crime? In France, legal vigilance punishes anti-Israel activists
Israel admits Gaza patients after dispute over ‘State of Palestine’ letterhead
An ancient bronze Apollo statue was discovered in Gaza. The statue, valued at tens of millions of dollars, dates from 1,800-2,500 years ago, and is being held incognito somewhere in Strip.
Gilad Shalit’s story - as told by Gaza filmmakers. Hamas-backed ‘Losing Shalit’ will be the second feature-length film made in the Gaza Strip since 2009.
Haaretz editor-in-chief takes a balanced view of Ariel Sharon. Lacking ideological rigidity, the former prime minister was able to change his mind and his actions according to circumstances, says Aluf Benn.
A Gaza woman has given birth to the first baby born from smuggled sperm from an Israeli prison.
Mazal tov: Lion cubs born in Gaza!
Hamas-run zoo names one Fajer in honor of Iranian missiles fired at Israel in the November 2012 conflict, and the second, Sejeel, the name which Hamas called their offensive.