Archivio tag: Gaza

Gazans battle tomato moths

Farmers in the Gaza Strip are battling an army of moths.

The insects are threatening the Palestinian territory’s tomato crop that earns the impoverished area more than $60 million a year.

The problem is so bad that the Israeli government has allowed traps to be especially brought into Gaza to capture as many as possible.

Al Jazeera’s Nicole Johnston reports from Gaza.

Gaza rappers influenced by war

The people of Gaza have faced a war, and been beseiged by a blockade imposed by Israel in retaliation for rocket fire.

So in an effort to express their grief and resilience, a group of rappers from the Gaza Strip are getting the word out, the only way they know how.

Al Jazeera’s Casey Kauffman met the rappers in Gaza.

Gaza survivors search for justice

Three months after the start of Israel’s 22-day offensive in the Gaza Strip, Al Jazeera has returned to see how one family is recovering from their ordeal.

Forty-eight members of the Samouni family were killed in an Israeli bombardment and the survivors spent days trapped in the ruins of a house.

Now the survivors are looking for justice.

Al Jazeera’s Sherine Tadros reports from Zeitoun.

Small town’s controversial role in War on Gaza

Al Jazeera has tracked down the origin of the white phosphorus used by Israel in the war on Gaza.

It comes from an army arsenal in a small US town called Pine Bluff, Arkansas, home to 50,000 people.

Mike Kirsch travelled to Pine Bluff to discover what its residents and leaders thought of their town’s role in the war on Gaza.