Ahmad Abu Amer


Palestinian men stand outside the gates of Al-Aqsa University, close to Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, Aug. 11, 2015. (photo by SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

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Agreement averts financial crisis at Gaza's Al-Aqsa University

Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

The ministries of education in Gaza and the West Bank reached an agreement to end the standoff at Al-Aqsa University over administrative appointments, which had put the education of thousands of students in jeopardy.

Gaza military court sentences two to death for drug offenses

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

In the first ruling of its kind since the creation of the PA, a military court in Gaza City has sentenced two Palestinians to death for dealing drugs, worrying human rights groups.

Imminent anti-monopoly move angers some Gaza traders

Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Gaza's Ministry of National Economy will abolish exclusive commercial import licenses effective April 1.

Gaza receives first batch of construction trucks in 10 years

Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

The Egyptian authorities allowed for dozens of trucks carrying construction materials to enter the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing, as part of its openness policy toward the small enclave that has been besieged by Israel since 2007.

Talk of deploying international troops divides Palestinians

Thursday, Mar. 9, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Recent talk of a suggestion to deploy international troops in the Palestinian territories has sparked angry reactions from many in the Gaza Strip, although some in the Palestinian Authority support the idea.

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Ahmad Abu Amer is a Palestinian writer and journalist who has worked for a number of local and international media outlets. He is co-author of a book on the Gaza blockade for the Turkish Anadolu Agency. He holds a master’s degree from the Islamic University of Gaza.

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