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Israel allows 300000 schools books into Gaza – Middle East Monitor


Israel allows 300000 schools books into Gaza
Middle East Monitor
Some 300,000 school books have been allowed to enter the Gaza Strip from the occupied West Bank today through the Erez border crossing. Israeli authorities allowed the books into the besieged Strip in preparation for the start of the new academic year

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 5:19 pm

Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Muslim pilgrimage – New York Post


New York Post

Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Muslim pilgrimage
New York Post
Rafah is Gaza's main gateway to the outside world. Egypt has kept Rafah largely sealed since 2013, when ties with Hamas worsened after the ouster of Egypt's elected Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Cairo accuses the Islamic militant group, which
Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Palestinian pilgrimageUPI.com
Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing to Allow Gaza Muslims to go to MeccaLatin American Herald Tribune

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 4:58 pm

Middle East|Aid Group’s Gaza Branch Manager, Accused of Diverting Funds to Hamas, Is Arraigned – New York Times


New York Times

Middle East|Aid Group's Gaza Branch Manager, Accused of Diverting Funds to Hamas, Is Arraigned
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The Palestinian manager of the Gaza branch of World Vision, accused by Israel of funneling millions of agency dollars to benefit Hamas, was arraigned on Tuesday at a hearing that was closed to the public. The decision to close the hearing …
Charity group urges public trial as Gaza staffer set to face terror chargesThe Times of Israel
Israel/OPT: 'Secret trial' of Gaza aid worker will not deliver justiceAmnesty International
The Unbreakable Relationship: Hamas and the Humanitarian Aid in GazaHuffington Post
Washington Post –Israel Today –Globalnews.ca
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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 4:47 pm

Gaza students build solar-powered car to combat fuel shortage – Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle

Gaza students build solar-powered car to combat fuel shortage
Deccan Chronicle
According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the densely populated Gaza strip currently receives less than half of its electrical demand of 470 megawatts (MW). This leads to long hours of blackout that
UN bodies call for improved access to building material in GazaMiddle East Monitor
Gaza: Two years afterAlternative Information Center (AIC)

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 10:28 am

Internet star sings of Gaza cat and ‘My Trousers’ – Yahoo – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Internet star sings of Gaza cat and 'My Trousers' – Yahoo
Yahoo News
Mobbed by fans wherever he goes, Adel Meshoukhi is the kind of singer that perhaps only Gaza could produce: an internet sensation who depends on a modest …

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 4:01 am

The morning after: What happens to Gaza if Hamas is toppled? – Al-Monitor


Al-Monitor

The morning after: What happens to Gaza if Hamas is toppled?
Al-Monitor
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman does not hide his ambition to end Hamas' rule over Gaza. As an opposition figure, he declared that if he were defense minister, he would give Hamas senior official Ismail Haniyeh 48 hours to return the bodies of two
Liberman says bodies of KIA soldiers in Gaza won't be returned …The Times of Israel (blog)
Lieberman Refuses to Deal With Hamas, Predicts Bodies of Fallen Soldiers Won't Be ReturnedHaaretz

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Posted on 29 August 2016 | 9:08 pm

Solar Energy Helps Solve Gaza Fuel Shortages – Voice of America


Voice of America

Solar Energy Helps Solve Gaza Fuel Shortages
Voice of America
It was a huge undertaking, because most of Gaza runs on electricity called alternating current, or AC, while solar cells produce another form of electricity called direct current, or DC. "The DC motors are not available in our city," says Jamal Al

Posted on 29 August 2016 | 6:19 pm

Busy Traffic at Gaza-Israel Border Crossings – The Jewish Press


The Jewish Press

Busy Traffic at Gaza-Israel Border Crossings
The Jewish Press
Last Thursday, there were 1,100 crossings of foreigners, merchants and other people between Gaza and Israel, according to the IDF, and seven crossings by ambulances through the Erez crossing. On the same day, 22,301 tons of goods in 738 trucks entered …

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Posted on 29 August 2016 | 5:10 pm

Bravest Entrepreneur: How The Fisherwoman Of Gaza Built A Business In The Blockaded Seaport – Forbes


Forbes

Bravest Entrepreneur: How The Fisherwoman Of Gaza Built A Business In The Blockaded Seaport
Forbes
What's the hardest part of being the only fisherwoman in Gaza? I ask Madeleine Kulab. “Starting the engine is hard and it takes a lot of strength,” she says. Then she shows me how to yank the cord and grab the tiller to steer, and we go spinning over

Posted on 29 August 2016 | 4:58 pm

Israel Clears Troops in Airstrike Near School in 2014 Gaza War – New York Times


New York Times

Israel Clears Troops in Airstrike Near School in 2014 Gaza War
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military had the speeding motorcycle in its sights and had fired an air-to-ground missile at it when the three riders, identified as militants, entered a traffic circle in the town of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. It was
Israel Delaying Delivery of 300,000 Textbooks to Gaza Schools …Haaretz
UN agencies urge efforts to halt Gaza's 'de-development' trajectoryUN News Centre
'Their words are lies': Palestinians furious as Israel clears troops of Gaza war crime allegationsRT
Newsweek –The Independent –The Guardian
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Posted on 24 August 2016 | 8:56 pm