Gaza is often referred to as the world’s largest open-air prison.
Under occupation by Israel, half of the 2.3 million residents are unemployed.
Leaders from Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas recently met in Egypt seeking to end the divide that has plagued Gaza since the latter group took control in 2007.
While these meetings do take place every now and then, the internal turmoil seen in Palestine, coupled with the rarity of the protests in Gaza, has made many stop and think.
This week on Beyond the Headlines, host Nada AlTaher talks Gaza, the West Bank, reconciliation and where we go from here.