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Yahya Ayyash, the Engineer

  Yahya Abd-al-Latif Ayyash (Arabic: يحيى عياش‎‎) (22 February 1966 – 5 January 1996) was the chief bombmaker of Hamas and the leader of the West Bank battalion of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. In...

Razan Ashraf Al-Najjar, the Angel of Mercy

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- Razan al-Najjar, a 21-year-old volunteer paramedic from Gaza, had become an icon before her death on 1 June. In recent weeks, images of her were being widely circulated online; a recognisable fixture...

Sheikh Ahmed Yasin, Resistance Icon of Palestine

NABLUS, PALESTINOW.COM -- On the morning of Monday, March 22, 2004, Palestine and the Islamic world woke up to the news of the assassination of the founder of the Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin,...

Dr. Abd el-Aziz Al-Rantisi, Doctor of Martyr

And when the believers saw the companies, they said, "This is what Allah and His Messenger had promised us, and Allah and His Messenger spoke the truth." And it increased them only in faith...

in memoriam the American activist for Palestine, Rachel Corrie

Rachel Aliene Corrie (April 10, 1979 – March 16, 2003) from Olympia, Washington, was an #American peace activist as well as a member of the pro-Palestinian group called International #Solidarity Movement (ISM). She was #crushed...

Remembering Mohammed Morsi, the real Egyptian President

CAIRO, PALESTINOW.COM -- The first ever democratically elected President of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, has died after suffering a heart attack during his court proceedings. Yet despite the noted cause of his death, many are labeling...