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Ola Anan

Palestinian by nationality, Computer Engineer by training, blogger and dreamer by passion.

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Latest posts by Ola Anan

12 January 2013

New Palestinian Village Bab Al Shams Established in East Jerusalem

As part of the popular resistance movement in the Palestine, a group of about 250 Palestinian activists established the new village of Bab Al Shams or “The Gate of the...

12 September 2012

Palestine: Demonstrations Against Rising Living Costs Continue

Protests against high prices and unemployment that started almost a week ago are continuing in major cities in the West Bank. Ola Anan updates us in this post.

6 September 2012

Palestine: Protests Erupt Against High Prices and Unemployment

Protests are growing in the Palestinian territories, especially in the major cities of the West Bank. Demonstrators are complaining about the high cost of living, and the high rate of...

7 July 2012

Palestine: Documentary About Arafat's Death Prompts Questions

The news channel Al Jazeera recently broadcast a documentary on the mysterious death of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat in Paris on 11 November, 2004. The documentary alleges that rather than...

18 May 2012

Palestine: PalFest Literature Festival in Gaza for First Time

This year for the first time the Palestinian Festival of Literature was held in Gaza. A group of about forty Egyptian, Tunisian, Sudanese and Palestinian authors, artists and activists were...

19 April 2012

Palestine: Launch of “100 Palestinian Blog Posts” Competition

On April 15, youth organization Diwan Ghazza announced a competition that is open to Palestinian bloggers everywhere. The idea is to collect the best 100 Palestinian blog posts, and then...

26 March 2012

Palestine: Gazans Suffer Due to Fuel and Electricity Shortage

Over the past decade, the words “Gaza” and “crisis” have become almost complementary. The crises have ranged from war and military raids and invasions, to military occupation, and in this...

12 March 2012

With Gaza Under Attack, #TerroristIsrael Trends on Twitter

With the Gaza Strip under attack since March 9, 2012, activists introduced a new hashtag to remind people of previous assaults by the Israeli army against the Palestinian people, called...

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