Rasha Abou Jalal

Young Palestinian entrepreneurs use their computers at Gaza Sky Geeks office, in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Jan. 18, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

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How Gazans are dealing with internet crisis

Sunday, Jul. 9, 2017 | Rasha Abou Jalal, Contributor

The electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip is causing internet providers to cut off service, and Gazans fear a chronic internet crisis is coming.

Palestinians despair as Israel breaks ground on new settlement

Tuesday, Jun. 27, 2017 | Rasha Abou Jalal, Contributor

Despite UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and US President Donald Trump's efforts to resume the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Israel has approved plans to develop its first new settlement area in 25 years.

Meet Palestine’s youngest female mayor

Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017 | Rasha Abou Jalal, Contributor

In face of harsh criticism, Yusra Mohammed Badwan recently became Palestine’s youngest female mayor, in the town of Azzun in the northern West Bank.

Hamas executes convicted Israeli spies after breakneck trial

Monday, Jun. 5, 2017 | Rasha Abou Jalal, Contributor

Despite the legal issues that emerged in the prosecution of three men convicted of killing a Hamas military commander, Hamas carried out their execution in a matter of days of the trial's conclusion.

What's behind Abbas' recent threats to Hamas?

Monday, May. 15, 2017 | Rasha Abou Jalal, Contributor

Following his first meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced his intention to take unprecedented measures against Hamas, raising questions about the timing of such threats.

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Rasha Abou Jalal is a writer and freelance journalist from Gaza specializing in political news and humanitarian and social issues linked to current events.

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