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Heba Salim


Heba Salim is a Palestinian freelance journalist, writer and translator based in the Gaza Strip.

The Sirdah twins from Gaza are preserving and conserving Gaza's wildlife, with their efforts to photograph the flora and fauna helping to document both Gaza's beauty and as an essential resource academics and archivists alike.

21 January, 2022

Suffering from the psychological trauma of conflict, many Syrian refugees have grown up with crippling speech disorders. The New Arab meets one Gazan speech therapist, who has helped over a hundred children find their voice when all seemed lost.

16 December, 2021