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Gaza: hopes for a ceasefire fade again

Paul Rogers of the University of Bradford argues that continuing with the war is the only way Netanyahu can maintain support from influential factions within his government. Northern and central Gaza have been hit by Israeli airstrikes this week as troops return to battle Hamas fighters in areas they claimed to have cleared many months ago. The intensified military offensive unfolded just days after mediators thought they were making...
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Local councils: a new chapter in a changing Malta

Let’s embrace the term “resident” rather than “citizen”. Not all residents hold citizenship, yet they are integral parts of our communities. The recent local elections were a testament to our residents’ faith in shaping a better future for their localities. This, however, comes with a responsibility for us local councillors – to deliver on that trust over the next five years. Last Saturday, on behalf of...
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It’s time: let’s celebrate Disability Pride in Malta

Disability Pride Month is not just a celebration; it is a movement. Let us bring that movement to Malta and show the world that we are committed to inclusion, diversity, and pride for all. As a young disabled woman, I am proud to join millions around the world in celebrating Disability Pride Month every July. This month is a time to honour the accomplishments and resilience of the disabled community, challenge stigmas, and advocate for a more inclusive...