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Medics: Girl, 13, killed in Gaza family dispute
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Medics: Girl, 13, killed in Gaza family dispute. Published today 10:17. GAZA CITY (Ma'an) — A 13-year-old girl was shot dead on Friday in a family dispute in al-Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, medics said. Basma Salih was shot in the …
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 7:25 am
Gaza filmmakers look to 3D 'Scarecrow' film as a showcase
Filmmakers in Gaza have finished making what is believed to be the first Palestinian animated feature in 3D in a bid to show a fresh perspective on life through a child's eyes. Called “The Scarecrow”, the 40-minute production tells the story of a nine …
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Posted on 18 May 2013 | 4:20 am
It Takes a Smuggler to Satisfy KFC Cravings in Gaza
While the 74-year-old secret recipe for his fried chicken has remained firmly under wraps, cravings for his deep-fried deliciousness have become so widespread that an entrepreneur has begun smuggling KFC to customers in the Gaza Strip using secret …
KFC smuggled into Gaza from Egypt through underground tunnelsTelegraph.co.uk
Underground Tunnels Feed Gaza's Hankering For KFCNPR (blog)
KFC Chicken Tittays Smuggled Into Gaza Through Underground Tunnels …PerezHilton.com
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Posted on 17 May 2013 | 11:27 pm
KFC smuggled to Gaza from Egypt via tunnels– video
A delivery company in Gaza is transporting Kentucky Fried Chicken from Egypt through underground tunnels for residents. Families order their meals a day in advance, and they are transported to the blockaded region through the Hamas-run tunnel system.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 2:56 pm
Egypt Police Close Gaza Border to Protest Kidnap
Dozens of disgruntled border policemen forced the closure of Egypt's main crossing point into the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest the abduction of their colleagues by suspected militants, underscoring the lawlessness and crisis of authority in the …
Protesting Egyptian police block Gaza crossingReuters
Sinai kidnapping: Egyptian police seal border with GazaBBC News
Angry Egyptian police close crossing with GazaJerusalem Post
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Posted on 17 May 2013 | 2:26 pm
Egyptian policemen block crossing with Gaza
Egyptian policemen block crossing with Gaza. Officers lock gates at border crossing in response to the abduction of seven members of the Egyptian security forces by Islamist gunmen; meanwhile hundreds of Palestinians stranded on both sides. By Reuters …
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 10:11 am
Smugglers bring buckets of KFC through Gaza tunnels – WND
(Christian Science Monitor) For six years, Rafat Shororo longed for the taste of a KFC sandwich he had eaten in Egypt. This week, he got his finger lickin' fix at home in the Gaza Strip after a local delivery company managed to smuggle it from Egypt …
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 4:21 am
Turkey's Erdogan confirms plans to visit Gaza Strip
NEW YORK – Despite US pleas to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he not visit Gaza in June, the Turkish leader stood next to American President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday and pledged to go ahead with the …
Israel's Mistake in Attacking SyriaAl-Monitor
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Posted on 17 May 2013 | 12:53 am
'Arab Idol's' first contestant from Gaza grabs spotlight
(CNN) — One contestant on "Arab Idol," the Middle Eastern version of American Idol, has been drawing attention because of more than just his impressive vocals. Mohammed Assaf, a 22-year-old college student, is the first "Arab Idol" finalist from Gaza.
Posted on 16 May 2013 | 10:30 pm
Delivering KFC to Gaza: not fast, but satisfying
GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP—The french fries arrive soggy, the chicken having long since lost its crunch. A 12-piece bucket goes for about $27 here – more than twice the $11.50 it costs just across the border in Egypt. And for fast-food delivery, it is …
Posted on 16 May 2013 | 9:06 pm
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Smugglers Bring KFC into the Gaza Strip
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 4:09 am
CAIRO (AP) — Dozens of disgruntled border policemen forced the closure of Egypt's main crossing point into the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest the abduction of their colleagues by suspected militants, underscoring the lawlessness and crisis of authority in the country two years since the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 7:30 pm
GAZA, May 17 (UPI) — A Palestinian company said it has found business success by bringing chicken from KFC into Gaza across the Egyptian border.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 7:29 pm
GAZA (Reuters) – Egyptian police blocked the crossing into the Gaza Strip on Friday in protest against the kidnapping of seven of their colleagues by Islamist gunmen, witnesses said. Officers strung barbed wire across the Rafah border post and chained up the gates, leaving hundreds of Palestinians stranded on both sides of the fence, locals told Reuters. Gunmen abducted the seven police and …
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 4:38 pm
Egyptian police sealed off the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip in protest at the abduction of seven security personnel in Sinai.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 11:12 am
A confluence of a hankering for fried chicken and hard times in the smuggling business means buckets of KFC are showing up on tables in Gaza.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 10:47 am
GAZA (Reuters) – Egyptian policemen blocked the crossing into the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest against the kidnapping of Egyptian security forces in the Sinai, witnesses and sources said. Locals said police had placed barbed wire across the entrance to the border and closed the gates with chains, leaving hundreds of Palestinians stranded on both sides of the fence. Islamist gunmen abducted …
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 8:52 am
GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP—The french fries arrive soggy, the chicken having long since lost its crunch. A 12-piece bucket goes for about $27 here – more than twice the $11.50 it costs just across the border in Egypt. And for fast-food delivery, it is anything but fast: It took more than four hours for the KFC meals to arrive here on a recent afternoon from the franchise where they were cooked in El …
Posted on 16 May 2013 | 9:50 pm
Gaza Strip residents rely heavily on smuggling tunnels to Egypt. Among many other goods, the passageways are reportedly bringing regular deliveries of fast food.
Posted on 16 May 2013 | 8:58 pm
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories (AFP) – Junk-food starved Gazans can now order Kentucky Fried Chicken to go thanks to a new smuggling service which brings takeout from Egypt via a network of underground tunnels.
Posted on 16 May 2013 | 11:02 am