West Asia

Holding out

Print edition : September 19, 2014

After an Israeli air strike in Gaza on August 25. Two thousand Palestinians have been killed, and yet it appears as if the resistance inside Gaza has not been subdued. Photo: AHMED ZAKOT/REUTERS

A Palestinian woman mourns the death of four members of her family in Jabalia on August 24. Photo: SUHAIB SALEM/REUTERS

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (right) in discussion with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential palace in Cairo on August 23. Photo: REUTERS

In an asymmetrical fight, Palestinians have stood firm in resistance even as the international protection they have requested seems too far in the future.
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