New sidebar at right with a roundup of latest Gaza comment and analysis. You have to read the bloggers, experts like Juan Cole and Joel Beinin, in order to get the context that our "serious" newspapers can't be bothered to provide.
Rami Zurayk reprints an agricultural report from Gaza describing the food emergency there, and the larger devastation of farmers and croplands.
Hossam el-Hamalawy is an Egyptian journalist and blogger who posts links to sources you won't normally see in the mainstream blogworld. Check the Arabist.net main page as well, but they are a little behind on covering this story. (Political pressure? They are based in Cairo and the Egyptian government is very complicit with Israel's blockade. Egypt is cracking down on opposition as I type. Anything to keep George Bush happy, even collaborating with Israel to starve Palestinians).
Bernard Avishai has been blogging Gaza every day this week.
Update: Haitham Sabbah has also been commenting vigorously on Gaza this week.
Richard Silverstein of Tikun Olam is the angry prophet in the desert, preaching against the injustice and hypocrisy of the Israeli position.
By the way, Hossam el-Hamalawy will be speaking at UC Berkeley in March on Arab bloggers. If you're around you should try to attend. The internet keeps blasting the lid off the mass media control of information and Mr. el-Hamalawy has his finger on the pulse of the Arab blogworld.