“He Dedicated His Whole Life to His Patients” – Israel Kills Gaza Doctor and His Entire Family

Dan Cohen speaks with Gaza surgeon Sara al-Saqqa about responding to mass casualties and the massacre that killed Dr. Ayman Abu al-Ouf and his family.


Behind The Headlines Dan Cohen speaks with Sara al-Saqqa, a surgical resident at al-Shifa hospital, the largest medical facility in the Gaza Strip. She describes responding to mass casualties, including the massacre that killed Dr. Ayman Abu al-Ouf, the chief of internal medicine at al-Shifa, and his entire extended family.

Feature photo | An Israeli bomb hits an apartment complex housing various international media, including The Associated Press in Gaza City. Mahmud Hams | AP

Dan Cohen is the Washington DC correspondent for Behind The Headlines. He has produced widely distributed video reports and print dispatches from across Israel-Palestine. He tweets at @DanCohen3000.



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  1. Oh Bibijoo, what have you done? When will you realize Israel is over? How long will you cling to your shit stained piece of Palestine?

  2. May God bring down the Israeli regime and those that support this Satanic cult – I ask In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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