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Sewage Hits drinking water in the refugee Camp of Shati

DRAH | Sept 2, 2013 Gaza, (DRAH.ps) — The Palestinian refugees have been suffering since 65 years, when the Palestinians were plagued with NAKBA. Residents of the Shati refugee camp in the west of Gaza, particularly people of the area of “Block 4” complained recently of pollution of drinking water with sewage. They also suffer […]

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Gaza crisis deepens as Egypt closes border and tunnels

Al Ray Agencies | Sept 2, 2013   Gaza, Alray – Since the military coup took power in Egypt on 3 July the crisis engulfing the Gaza Strip has deepened following the closure of the Rafah Border Crossing and many of the lifeline tunnels by the Egyptian coup authorities. Fuel supplies in particular are being […]

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VIDEO | Crisis in Egypt leaves more Gazans stranded

Published on Aug 5, 2013 by PressTV As the political turmoil continues in Egypt, the number of people crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt continues to decline. Now less than a hundred people are allowed to leave the tiny coastal enclave through the Rafah crossing compared to nearly 1500 people prior to the ouster […]

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Gaza hospitals face fuel shortage: Health Ministry

A Palestinian man awaits dialysis treatment at the kidney section of Shifa hospital in Gaza. (File photo) PressTV | Sun Aug 4, 2013 6:9AM GMT   The Israeli regime imposed land, aerial, and naval blockade on the Gaza Strip in June 2007 after the democratically elected Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas took over the administration […]

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VIDEO | Israel, US want to keep Syria crises going continuously: Professor Lawrence Davidson

Published on Aug 3, 2013 by PressTV Press TV has conducted an interview with Lawrence Davidson, professor at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, about the United Nations investigation into a massacre of dozens of Syrian soldiers and civilians by foreign-backed militants near Aleppo. Live Blog: The Genocide on Palestinian Refugees in Syria Live Blog: Israel […]

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Gaza gov’t warns of humanitarian disaster due to closure of Rafah crossing

[ PIC 01/08/2013 – 03:54 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government in Gaza has warned of humanitarian disaster in the besieged enclave in the event the Egyptian authorities continued to close the Rafah border crossing. The ministry of foreign affairs said in a message sent Thursday on behalf of the government to regional and […]

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Why water should be on the table ~ by Jews for Justice for Palestinians

Jews For Justice for Palestinians | July 31, 2013 In this posting, factsheet from the Center for Economic and Social Rights; an excerpt – Israeli Military Orders – from Amnesty International’s report, Troubled Waters, and a factsheet from Stop the Wall, Nurturing Water Apartheid in Palestine, on Israel’s water company Mekorot. Infographic by Michael Vexler, […]

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Petrol crisis hampers implementation of projects

[ PIC 21/07/2013 – 02:11 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The petrol crisis in Gaza Strip has impeded implementation of a number of developmental projects in the besieged coastal enclave. Ezzeddin Dahnun, Jabaliya municipality chairman, said in a statement on Sunday that fuel shortage crippled work in a number of infrastructural projects in the northern areas […]

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Gov’t: Closure of tunnels caused petrol crisis

[ PIC 17/07/2013 – 12:59 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government in Gaza said that the closure of tunnels between the Strip and Egypt has led to a major fuel crisis in the besieged enclave. Spokesman for the transport ministry Khalil al-Zayyan told a press conference on Tuesday that around 20,000 public vehicles and […]

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Environmental Quality Authority: fuel crisis cripples vital sectors in Gaza

[ PIC 05/07/2013 – 02:20 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Environmental Quality Authority warned that Gaza’s fuel crisis will lead to an imminent humanitarian and environmental disaster, as it has started to cripple the vital sectors in the Gaza Strip. Bahaa al-Agha, General Director of the environmental quality authority, said on Thursday during a conference […]

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VIDEO | Gaza health sector hard hit by Egypt’s security clampdown ~ by @PressTV

Related: Israel Kills by Infringement of Health Care – The Facts Published on Jul 3, 2013 Egyptian authorities have tightened security along the Gaza border amid ongoing unrest in Egypt. The measure, however, has made the life of about 1.7 million Gazans miserable. They have been suffering the consequences with shortages of fuel and other […]

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Gaza municipalities warn fuel shortage would cause real catastrophe

[ PIC 03/07/2013 – 08:13 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The municipalities of the Gaza Strip warned that the continuation of the fuel crisis would provoke an imminent real catastrophe represented in the disruption of the work of key and vital sectors. The spokesman for Gaza Municipalities Union said during a news conference held on Wednesday […]

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450 haemophilia patients in Palestine face problems in treatment

Al Qassam website  | 01-07-2013,09:11  Jad Taweel, chairman of the board of directors for Palestinian Society for Bleeding Disorders (PSBD) said there are 450 haemophilia patients in Palestine facing severe problems in treatment.   Taweel pointed in press statement on Saturday to the patients’ inability to afford the high costs of treatment, the high incidence […]

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Ministry of economy warns of humanitarian crisis in Gaza due to fuel crisis

[ PIC 01/07/2013 – 11:18 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian deputy minister of economy Hatem Oweida warned on Sunday of a humanitarian catastrophe in the besieged Gaza Strip if the fuel crisis kept worsening due to the closure of tunnels between Gaza and Egypt. In a local televised interview, Oweida said that the crisis of […]

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Authority of energy: We work hard to solve Gaza power crisis

Special Topic | Full list of all documented Israeli violations since cease-fire [ PIC 30/04/2013 – 08:56 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The authority of energy and natural resources in Gaza said it is actively working on solving the electricity crisis through expanding the network and raising the power production. Deputy head of the authority Fathi […]

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