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Counting down to Rio: Mary Al-Atrash scores invitation to the Olympics despite lack of resources

July 23, 2016

With less than a month remaining until the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, six Palestinian athletes are proudly training to represent their team. It is the largest delegation Palestine has sent to the Olympics since 1996. Mary Al-Atrash, a 22-year-old swimmer, is one of these Olympic hopefuls





Counting down to Rio: Mary Al-Atrash scores invitation to the Olympics despite lack of resources
Counting down to Rio: Mary Al-Atrash scores invitation to the Olympics despite lack of resources




Web documentary tells stories of Gaza‘s obliterated families
Web documentary tells stories of Gaza‘s obliterated families

Gaza‘s Erez crossing open to commercial traffic for first time since 2007
Gaza‘s Erez crossing open to commercial traffic for first time since 2007
American-Palestinian child Mahmoud Shaalan was killed in cold blood, investigation finds
American-Palestinian child Mahmoud Shaalan was killed in cold blood, investigation finds
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In Qalqilya, local zoo is ready for the international spotlight

Qalqilya is mostly known for being surrounded on all sides by the occupation wall, with only one crowded checkpoint left for residents to enter and exit

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