Tag Archives: economic

Al-Khudari: Gaza suffers economic suffocation

[ PIC 12/07/2013 – 11:50 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– MP Jamal Khudari, head of the Popular Committee against the Siege, said that Gaza suffers economic suffocation due to the ongoing Israeli siege imposed since 7 years on the strip. Israel’s siege of Gaza, including its land and sea blockade, bans the entry of certain goods […]

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Independent figures reject plans for economic peace with Israel

[ PIC 30/05/2013 – 12:58 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Independent Palestinian figures confirmed their strong rejection of plans for “economic peace” with the Israeli occupation. Dr. Mohammed Madhi, member of the leadership of the independent figures in Gaza, called on all the forces and the national and Islamic factions “to unite their efforts facing this […]

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Top security officials admit Israel’s policy prevents economic growth in Gaza

Posted on February 25, 2013 | Gaza Gateway Queue at a Gaza gas station, 2011 Over the past few days, there have been some interesting developments to report on with regard to the Gaza closure. The following is a short summary: Debates in the security sector Israeli news website Walla! reports that GOC Southern Command […]

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VIDEO | Gazans assess economic damage of Israel raids

Nov 26, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish Hamas has begun to survey the damage caused in Gaza by eight days of Israeli air raids. The total economic cost of the damage is estimated at $1.2bn. Damage to properties – 8,000 houses, 200 residential buildings, 43 government offices and three mosques – total $545m. Though Gaza’s factories were […]

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#PalProtests | Mass popular anger over Fayyad’s speech

[ PIC 12/09/2012 – 09:48 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian citizens in the West Bank considered Salam Fayyad’s speech, the illegal head of the Ramallah government, as a failed attempt to absorb the protesters’ anger over the rising cost of living. The protests have continued after Fayyad’s speech, where the public transport union announced […]

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#VIDEO | More protests in Ramallah, Bethlehem

Maan News Agency | Sept 12, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – A group of angry Palestinian governmental employees on Tuesday set fire copies of the Paris Protocol, while protesters in Ramallah called to bring down the Salam Fayyad government. Protesters in Ramallah chanted against the Oslo peace accords and the Paris Protocol, a subsection of Oslo […]

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#PalProtests in the West Bank – in Photos & Video

aicnews | sept 11, 2012 Palestinian protest demonstrations continued into the evening and night on Monday in several West Bank cities, including Bethlehem. A Palestinian youth wears at T-shirt saying “No to High Prices” while another beats a plastic bucket in a march in the West Bank city of Bethlehem to protest the rising cost […]

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Who Was the Donkey Who Signed The Miserable Paris Economic Protocol?? ~ by @KawtherSalam

Kawther Salam | Sept 10, 2012 من هو الحمار الفلسطيني الذي وقع إتفاقية باريس Israel and the Palestinian leadership signed the miserable Paris Protocol in April 1994, (PDF 1994 Paris Protocol) as part of the Oslo Accords. Mr. Maher Al-Masri was responsible for negotiating the 1994 Paris Economic Protocol with Israel, an agreement designed to […]

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#PalProtests | Jarrar calls for rising up against the Oslo agreement

[ PIC 09/09/2012 – 09:50 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Khaleda Jarrar, member of the PFLP political office, expressed her organisation’s support for the economic needs of the Palestinian people, warning against restricting the protests to this aspect. She called for the popular activities to go beyond the protest against the economic situation to protesting against […]

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Is it the Palestinian spring?

[ PIC 09/09/2012 – 09:55 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh Thousands of Palestinians have been taking to the streets in major west bank towns to protest the worst economic crisis to hit the occupied territories since the start of the Israeli occupation in 1967. Protesters called for the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, holding […]

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Economist: Closing tunnels causes huge economic losses

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 12:38 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Economist Dr. Maher Al Tabbaa affirmed that the sudden closure of the Gaza tunnels without opening the commercial crossings and without lifting the siege will cause huge economic losses in Gaza. Al Tabbaa called, in an article on Monday, for ending the siege and the hardships […]

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Barghouti calls for review of Paris Economic Agreement

MEMO | Aug 2, 2012 The current Israeli-imposed taxation regime causes great suffering for Palestinians. A leading member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and the secretary general of the Palestinian National Initiative, Mustafa Barghouti, has called for a review of the Paris Economic Agreement. The agreement was signed 17 years ago to establish economic relations […]

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Originally posted on Besieged Gaza:
This is the proof of the crime? White cheese! June 4, 2012, London I don’t think that what is called the Israeli Army has the ethics of humanity at all. How? It’s clear through the target which its warplanes always drop tons of explosives that carry death and destruction for…

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Israel okays first Gaza-West Bank trade in 5 years

Khaleej Times March 5 2012 JERUSALEM — Israel on Monday allowed the Palestinians to export two truckloads of date bars from Gaza to the West Bank in what was the first such trade between the territories since 2007, the military and an NGO said. The rare move was permitted as part of a World Food […]

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Abbas threatened to cut diplomatic and economic ties with Israel

Islam Times – In light of the repeated failures of many rounds of Middle East talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, its acting chief, Mahmoud Abbas has threatened recently to cut diplomatic and economic ties with Israel and to call for a Palestinian popular uprising against it. Islam Times March 1 2012 Abbas told […]

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