Articles by Gabriele Barbati
- Seeking Aid From The Enemy
March 07 2014 10:47 AM
Syrians injured in the country's civil war and Israeli medical workers have managed to get past old hostilities.
- World's Playground, Their Grave: Circassians Protest Use Of Sochi For Winter Olympics
February 06 2014 5:38 PM
To shoddy construction, corruption and the threat of terrorism, add protests over Circassian genocide victims to the troubles in Sochi.
- A Year After War With Israel, Gaza Strip Is A Ticking Time Bomb
November 21 2013 3:44 PM
"Nobody works anymore. They are killing us," says one Palestinian. But he means Egypt as well as Israel.
- In The West Bank, Water Is Just Another Issue To Fight Over
July 12 2013 10:05 PM
Israel says there's enough for everybody, if Palestinians managed their water better. But some Palestinians say they're being cheated.
- Drones, Warriors Or Robots? Israel Debates Tomorrow’s Conflicts
July 05 2013 12:39 PM
Israel, one of the most advanced countries when it comes to warfare by drone, held a conference to discuss war in the 21st century.
- Life For Palestinians And Israelis Divided By West Bank Wall
May 18 2013 10:17 AM
The wall Israel says it needs for its security in the West Bank is separating people from their livelihoods and more. It looks like this.
- Can Tech Startups Revamp Economy Of Palestine - And Bring Peace?
April 13 2013 9:20 AM
Palestine is nowhere near as successful as Israel when it comes to tech startups. Brave young entrepreneurs hope to change that.
- Who Guards The Most Sacred Site In Christendom? Two Muslims
March 29 2013 11:55 PM
This Easter, like every Easter since 1187, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre will be opened by Palestinians, who see it as the highest honor.
- Halabja, Iraq: 25 Years After Saddam's Massacre [PHOTOS]
March 15 2013 8:04 PM
The Kurds’ martyred city and its 5,000 dead at the hands of Saddam Hussein still stand as a warning, most of all, to Syria’s Bashar Assad.
- Unhappy Neighbors: Palestinians, Israelis In One House
February 22 2013 6:43 PM
Palestinians and Israeli settlers are compelled to live under the same roof. Mayhem ensues. It's not a reality show -- it's everyday life in a suburb of East Jerusalem.
- The Unlikely Iranian Hero Who Saved Thousands Of Jews
January 27 2013 6:40 AM
How do you save thousands of Jews in France from the occupying Nazi army? Easy: make up a fantastic story inventing a whole new religion. Amazingly, the Germans bought it.
- Caught Between Two Votes: The Samaritans And The Israeli Election
January 21 2013 4:09 PM
A few hundred people in a settlement in the West Bank vote for both Israeli and Palestinian elections. To the Samaritans, the privilege isn't always a blessing.
- One Christmas Tree And Two Wars In The Holy Land
December 22 2012 1:10 PM
Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem is a high point for Christian pilgrims. This year, an old conflict and a new civil war are marring the joyful atmosphere and making Jerusalem feel like a ghost town.
- Yasser Arafat's Death: The Middle East's Radioactive Mystery
November 30 2012 7:54 AM
The Palestinian leader may have been the victim of polonium poisoning, like Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko. But if that's what happened, who did it?
- In Gaza, Hamas Basks In Glow Of 'Victory' Over Israel
November 26 2012 3:38 PM
Ismail Haniya and his radical Muslim movement have the upper hand in Gaza - political capital they may use to win West Bank elections.
- Gaza Celebrates Cease-Fire Like A Military Victory
November 23 2012 11:46 AM
One day after the Egypt-brokered cease-fire, Gazans spilled into the streets to celebrate, as if they had actually won a war with Israel.
- Historic Hebron Elections Leave Palestinians Cold
October 24 2012 5:07 PM
For the first time in 36 years, Palestinians in Hebron voted in municipal elections, with the mainstream Fatah party winning.
- Refugees In Jordan Tell Stories Of Torture, Harrowing Escape From Syria's Civil War
August 24 2012 2:38 PM
The Zaatari camp in northern Jordan houses thousands of fugitives from the war next door -- they could become as many as 125,000, and a political problem for the kingdom. In the meantime, they are just glad they aren't in Syria anymore.
- Gaza Paralympian Dreams Of Glory While Palestinian Athletes Seek First Medal In London
July 25 2012 3:11 PM
Mahmoud Abu Ghanima lost his legs in a drone missile attack, but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing Olympic dreams -- while his fellow Palestinian athletes seek glory in London for a country that does not quite exist