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#GazaIsDying – Ambulances, bakeries hit by Gaza fuel crisis

Maan News Agency | March 21, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Half of Gaza’s ambulances and fire trucks are out of service due to the fuel crisis, officials said Wednesday. Emergency services spokesman Adham Abu Salmiya said no ambulances will be operating if the crisis is not resolved quickly. At a news conference in Shifa […]

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Posted by desertpeace on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 7:03 am. My maternal grandmother was a simple Shtetel Jew. She came from a place not much different than the small town portrayed in Fiddler on The Roof. Traditionally the womenfolk from those areas were uneducated in matters of anything other than home making and child […]

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Gaza’s dilemma: buildings or bread

Late last June, residents of Gaza received some long overdue good news. Israel declared a change in the closure policy: it promised to expand the operation of the active border crossings, open additional border crossings “if there is a need to further increase the capacity of the border crossings” and to allow the transfer of […]

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