Mohammed Omer

Mohammed Omer reports for IPS about surviving in the blockaded Gaza Strip. Much of his work arises from his personal experience in the volatile situation of this Palestinian territory. He was the co-winner of the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism 2007.

Articles by this author

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 7:30am
Gaza, One Year On: The Body Is Tired, But Our Spirit is Strong
Often, I wake up thinking, this can’t be true – did we really survive it? How did we make it through the 51 days of bombs and missiles dropped by Israel on Gaza last year? Then I think if only these thoughts were nightmares and not the reality of long hot summer days spent in Gaza, where F16s roar...
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Aid workers try to salvage what is left following strike on al-Aqsa hospital (MEE / Eloise Bollack) News
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 4:15pm
Al-Aqsa Hospital Hit As Strikes on Gaza's Medical Facilities Continue
DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza - At least five Palestinians were killed and 70 others injured on Monday by several Israeli tank shells fired by at al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The bombing carried on throughout much of the day, and according to hospital sources continued well into the...
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Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 11:35am
In Gaza: When the Lights Go Out, Talk
GAZA CITY - When the lights go out, Gazans look for generators to switch on. And, they find people to talk to.
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