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Breaking the glass ceiling: Gaza women open their own businesses – Ynetnews


Ynetnews

Breaking the glass ceiling: Gaza women open their own businesses
Ynetnews
In the traditionally conservative Palestinian society of the densely populated Gaza Strip, women do not have many opportunities for entrepreneurship. Women usually marry young and raise large families. Yet a small number of women in Gaza are opening …
New Movie DéGradé Depicts Life in Gaza Through Women's EyesJewish Business News

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Posted on 26 May 2015 | 9:45 am

Israel – Palestine peace process: Gaza in “pre-conflict” state, says … – Luxemburger Wort – English Edition


Luxemburger Wort – English Edition

Israel – Palestine peace process: Gaza in “pre-conflict” state, says
Luxemburger Wort – English Edition
(CS) Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has warned that the situation on the ground in Gaza is closer to “pre-conflict” than “post-conflict”, saying that the expansion of settlements was fanning the flames. Asselborn was speaking at a meeting …

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 9:41 am

Cash-Strapped Hamas Squeezes Gaza with New Tax – Breitbart News


Breitbart News

Cash-Strapped Hamas Squeezes Gaza with New Tax
Breitbart News
Ynet News reports the terrorist gang Hamas has imposed a new import tax on “non-essential” items imported into the Gaza Strip. “The announcement has local merchants fuming, with some threatening to cease imports into Gaza altogether,” writes Ynet.
Watch: Gaza Terrorists Taught Tunnel Tactics to Syria RebelsArutz Sheva
Syrian rebels are digging tunnels to regime strongholds with advice from GazaAl-Bawaba
Gazan terrorists share their tunnel expertise with Syrian rebelsJerusalem Post Israel News
The Times of Israel
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 7:57 pm

MK Haim Yellin Urges IDF, HFC: Cancel Drill in Gaza Belt – Arutz Sheva


Arutz Sheva

MK Haim Yellin Urges IDF, HFC: Cancel Drill in Gaza Belt
Arutz Sheva
According to MK Haim Yellin (Yesh Atid), former head of the Eshkol Regional Council, this year, unlike previous years, the Southern Command and Home Front Command wish to sound sirens even in Gaza Belt communities. Yellin strongly opposes the move …

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:27 pm

Egypt to open Rafah border crossing into Gaza for 2 days – Jerusalem Post Israel News


Jerusalem Post Israel News

Egypt to open Rafah border crossing into Gaza for 2 days
Jerusalem Post Israel News
A month after the attacks, on November 26, Egypt temporarily re-opened the Rafah border crossing to allow thousands of stranded Palestinians to return to Gaza but the border remained closed to traffic going the other way. In February, Gazan university …
World Bank report: Turkey fails to honor pledge to GazaToday’s Zaman
Egypt military destroyed 521 Gaza tunnels: ReportPress TV
Three Fishermen Injured In GazaInternational Middle East Media Center
i24news -Al-Arabiya
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 4:02 pm

Turkey continues to provide aid to Gaza, officials say – Daily Sabah


Daily Sabah

Turkey continues to provide aid to Gaza, officials say
Daily Sabah
"Some known circles create misinformation about Turkey, although they know the facts and our efforts in Gaza," he said. "The people who unjustly criticize Turkey, however, cannot display the will and courage to criticize Israel, which vandalizes Gaza."
Officials say Turkey continues to fulfil Gaza aid pledgeJournal of Turkish Weekly
First official search of Mavi Marmara ship takes place 5 years after raidToday’s Zaman
Who Can Attack Turkish Ships?Breaking Israel News

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 3:51 pm

F16 rockets do not end the hopes of Gaza’s youth – Middle East Monitor


Middle East Monitor

F16 rockets do not end the hopes of Gaza's youth
Middle East Monitor
Yosef Al-Hissi, 23, from Jabalia Refugee Camp in the north of the Gaza Strip, was a footballer before he was hit by a missile from an Israeli F16 fighter jet and lost his leg during last year's offensive on Gaza. Despite his appalling injuries, he did

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 2:05 pm

Egypt says it has discovered 521 tunnels into Gaza Strip – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Egypt says it has discovered 521 tunnels into Gaza Strip
Middle East Eye
The Egyptian army says it has destroyed the openings of more than 500 underground tunnels during a six-month military operation on its eastern borders with the Gaza Strip. The spokesperson for Egypt's army spoke to the state-owned daily al-Ahram in an …
Egypt reports 521 tunnel openings destroyed on Gaza borderThe Times of Israel
Egypt: We Destroyed 521 Tunnels from Gaza into SinaiArutz Sheva
Egypt destroys entry to underground tunnelswww.worldbulletin.net
Business Standard
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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 11:40 am

Stuck in Gaza, Hackers Open Lines to the World – Jewish Daily Forward


Jewish Daily Forward

Stuck in Gaza, Hackers Open Lines to the World
Jewish Daily Forward
But now Gaza, sealed off by a blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt, is getting in on the act by using the strongest link it has to the outside world – the Internet. There are various ways of hacking VoIP networks, but people familiar with the practice

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 1:07 pm

Gaza Strip Economy on ‘Verge of Collapse,’ World Bank Says – New York Times


New York Times

Gaza Strip Economy on 'Verge of Collapse,' World Bank Says
New York Times
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Gaza's war-battered economy is on the “verge of collapse,” dragged down by soaring unemployment rates that followed last summer's war with Israel, border restrictions and government dysfunction, the World Bank says in a new …
Gaza economy 'on verge of collapse', with world's highest unemploymentThe Guardian
Common enemy: Israel, Hamas face threat of ISIS in GazaFox News
Gaza Economy on the Verge of Collapse, Youth Unemployment Highest in the World Bank Group
U.S. News & World Report -CBC.ca -Reuters
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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 7:41 pm

Gaza – Yahoo News Search Results

Police seize Banksy mural bought from Palestinian man for $175

Fred Lambert GAZA, April 14 (UPI) — A mural of a weeping woman believed to be the work of street artist Banksy was seized by police after a Palestinian man accidentally sold it for $175.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 6:55 pm

Hamas tightens its hold on Gaza as Palestinian unity deal falters and reconstruction stalls

Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the reconstruction of Gaza has barely begun, and the Islamic militant group Hamas remains entrenched despite expectations that it cede some of its power to West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:27 pm

Hamas consolidates its grip on Gaza as reconstruction stalls

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the reconstruction of Gaza has barely begun, and the Islamic militant group Hamas remains entrenched despite expectations that it cede some of its power to West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:10 pm

NGOs demand urgent change in world's approach to Gaza

Six months after donors pledged billions for devastated Gaza, only a quarter of the funds have materialised and not one destroyed home has been rebuilt, a coalition of aid groups said in a report Monday. The report, "Charting a New Course: Overcoming the Stalemate in Gaza", warns that further conflict is likely unless the world takes a fresh approach to the battered Palestinian enclave, by …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 4:33 pm

Aid groups urge world to push for end to Gaza blockade

A coalition of international aid groups urged the world Monday to deliver on aid promises for Gaza reconstruction and pressure Israel to lift its blockade of the territory, where rebuilding efforts have stalled since last summer's Israel-Hamas war.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:13 am

Gaza Conflicts 'Inevitable' Unless Israeli Blockade Is Lifted, New Report Warns

Six months after international donors pledged nearly $5.4 billion dollars toward reconstruction work in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, nearly 100,000 people are still homeless in the Palestinian enclave, the Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA), a coalition of international aid groups, said in a report released Monday.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:15 am

NGOs condemn donors over slow Gaza reconstruction

Six months after donors pledged billions of dollars (euros) for devastated Gaza, most of the money remains blocked, and reconstruction efforts are painfully slow, a coalition of aid groups said Monday. The report also condemned the international community for failing to help open the blockaded Palestinian territories up to each other, to broker a lasting ceasefire with Israel and to hold the two …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:20 am

'Empty words': Donors fail to deliver pledged Gaza aid

Countries have given just 26.8 percent of $3.5bn promised for rebuilding Gaza after the 2014 war, report finds.

Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:10 pm

With Few Choices, Gaza Family Makes Bombed-Out Shell Its Home

The war between Israel and Hamas completely destroyed over 9,000 homes in Gaza. Not one has been rebuilt. Some, like the Otaish family, are cramming into the rubble-strewn rooms that remain.

Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:39 am

Gaza police seize Banksy's disputed weeping goddess

Gaza police have seized a work by famed street artist Banksy from a man who bought it for $200 from a family that later said it was duped, both sides told AFP. Bilal Khaled, accused of buying the work painted on a door belonging to the Darduna family without telling them its real value, said Friday "the police seized it yesterday under a court order". At the end of February, the artist, who …

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 3:21 pm