Life in Gaza

Posted : 2018-09-02 11:39 Updated : 2018-09-03 09:36
Palestinian demonstrators hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the border fence between Israel and Gaza, in the southern Gaza Strip August 24, 2018. Reuters

A protester evacuate a wounded boy as others suffering from teargas fired by Israeli troops near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. The Gaza health ministry says Israeli gunfire wounded 50 Palestinians protesting along the border with Israel, and scores were treated for tear gas inhalation. Approximately 5,000 Gazans attended Friday's march, the lowest turnout in months of weekly protests organized by the Islamist militant group Hamas. AP

Palestinian protesters run from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Gaza City, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Gaza's Health Ministry says Israeli gunfire wounded about 80 Palestinians at a weekly protest along the border with Israel. AP

A palestinian protester uses a slingshot in front of Israeli forces as smoke rises from burning tyres during a protest near the border with Israel, east of Gaza City, on August 31, 2018. AFP

Palestinian paramedic Asmaa Qudih sprays a homemade anti teargas liquid on a man near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. Treating the wounded has become dangerous mission for Gaza's emergency workers. AP

A Palestinian protester takes cover during a protest at Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Gaza City, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Gaza's Health Ministry says Israeli gunfire wounded about 80 Palestinians at a weekly protest along the border with Israel. AP

A Palestinian refugee couple warm themselves by a fire near their house during a cold weather in Khan Younis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip, 19 January 2018 (reissued 25 August 2018). According to media reports on 25 August 2018, the United States cut over 200 million US dollar in aid to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. US President Donald Trump ordered the State Department to direct the funds to 'high priority projects elsewhere.' The move comes after the US State Department suspended 65 million US dollar in aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). EPA

A general view shows an impoverished neighbourhood of the Khan Younis refugee camp in southern Gaza Strip on August 25, 2018. - The United States said yesterday that it had cancelled more than two hundred million dollars in aid for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. AFP

A child walks near a mural painting on his way to a school run by United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus in the occupied West Bank on August 29, 2018, on the first day of classes after the summer holidays. - US President Donald Trump cut of more than $200 million in aid for Gaza and the West Bank this month after earlier freezing of $300 million in annual funding for the UNRWA. AFP

Girls attend the first day of a new school year at an UNRWA school in Gaza City, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children are starting their school year in the Gaza Strip amid a major budget crunch for the United Nations agency that funds many schools. AP

In this March 12, 2018, file photo, refugee school girls fly kites during the "Kites of Dignity" event at the UNRWA Rimal Girls Preparatory school in Gaza City. The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides. AP

In this file photo taken on July 17, 2018 Palestinian protestors hold portraits of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and US President Donald Trump during a rally in support to the Fatah movement in the West Bank city of Nablus. - The United States said Friday August 24, 2018 that it had canceled more than $200 million in aid for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, leading their ambassador to accuse President Donald Trump's administration of being "anti-peace." AFP

A Palestinian girl waits at the entrance of an UNRWA school before attending first day of class in Gaza City, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children are starting their schoolyear in the Gaza Strip amid a major budget crunch for the United Nations agency that funds many schools. AP

Palestinian schoolgirls queue at an UNRWA-run school, on the first day of a new school year, in Gaza City August 29, 2018. Reuters

Palestinian fisherman Mouath Abu Zeid (L) and his friend work on the plastic boat on a beach in the southern Gaza Strip City of Rafah, on Aug. 28, 2018. Zeid used 700 empty bottles and thread from damaged fishing nets to make his boat which cannot sail too far but far enough to catch about three to five kilos of fish per day. Israeli-blockaded Gaza's increasing unemployment problems prompt Palestinians to find new job opportunities. XINHUA

A vendor pulls his snack cart decorated with Palestinian flags as boys play soccer on the beach before sunset in Gaza City, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. AP

A Palestinian protester throws a molotov cocktail across on a beach along the Gaza sea barrier on the border with Israel near Kibbutz Zikim, north of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip on September 2, 2018. AFP