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Issam Ahmed


Issam Ahmed is a Ramallah-based independent journalist focusing on security and human rights issues. 

"This is our life as Palestinians: we get up every day not knowing if we'll make it alive or be the next martyr. We live a life with no security, no hope..."

23 May, 2024

In-depth: Nur Shams camp has found itself on the frontline of a war in the West Bank as new armed resistance groups form to challenge Israel's occupation.

09 May, 2024

Since October 7, the Israeli army has launched a massive campaign of arrests, while keeping many Palestinians in detention without having committed an offence.

02 May, 2024

"Destruction is everywhere for no reason. [The Israeli troops] just wanted to destroy the camp," said Hassan Al-Gebaly, 78, to The New Arab.

23 April, 2024

Israeli settler violence — backed by the Israeli military — has spread across the occupied West Bank and grown exponentially since 7 October.

18 April, 2024