Ahmad Abu Amer

A Palestinian man stands next to a truck loaded with bags of cement at the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and southern Gaza, May 23, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

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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.

Will Hezbollah join Palestinian factions in confrontation with Israel?

Friday, Mar. 3, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Amid calls to unify fronts between Palestinian resistance factions in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon, experts envision many difficulties in this possibility of coordination.

Will Hamas boycott upcoming local elections?

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

On Feb. 15, Hamas submitted to the Central Election Commission its three conditions for participating in Palestinian local elections rescheduled for May 13.

Hamas decries Abbas overreach in setting local elections for spring

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor

Hamas is digging its heels in over an amendment to the elections law that creates a new judicial body for electoral matters by refusing to participate in local Palestinian elections this spring.

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Ahmad Abu Amer

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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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