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Children back to school in Gaza amid shortages

PressTV  | Mon Sep 5, 2011 |Ahraf Shannon, Press TV, Gaza The School year has begun in the Gaza Strip and children returned to their classrooms in the coastal enclave which has been gripped by years of the Israeli blockade. According to UNICEF, more than 80% of public schools and UNRWA schools work double shifts […]

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Israeli Ambassador Leaves Cairo Amid Speculations of Opening Egypt’s Border with Gaza Soon

“Egypt doesn’t need investment from the enemy” says Egypt’s minister of finance. by Ashraf Ezzat / April 20th, 2011 We are told that Egypt could open the border with Gaza at any time and is considering tearing down the “Berlin wall” barrier that imprisons the population there. When and if that happens, Israel’s blockade of […]

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Hamas declares Gaza emergency amid Israeli strikes

By Mai Yaghi   GAZA CITY (AFP) — The Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers have declared a state of emergency in the wake of confrontations with Israel that have left 18 people dead in the deadliest clashes since a devastating war more than two years ago. A truce declared by Palestinian armed groups in the enclave […]

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