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Palestine

Ships "Manned" By Women Sail for Gaza

On September 14, the Amal and Zaytouna set sail from Barcelona. The names of the two ships — that translate to "hope" and "olive" in Arabic — are... Read More »

"Quantico" Star Yasmine Al Massri Grew Up a Palestinian Refugee — Now She's Helping Refugees All Around the Globe

"Quantico" actress Yasmine Al Massri's life has been extraordinary in every sense of the word. Over the past decade, Al Massri has dominated the indie... Read More »

Israeli Authorities Free Youngest Palestinian Girl Prisoner

During the past few months, the village of Halhul, near the southern West Bank, has been marred by violence. But on Sunday, about 80 family members g... Read More »

Meet the Middle East's First All-Female Race-Car Driving Team

An all-female race-car driving team is challenging stereotypes for women in Palestine. The all-female team is known as the "Speed Sisters" — a team... Read More »