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The Closure Continues – Report on the Impact of the Israeli Closure of Gaza

Thursday June 20, 2013 00:25 by Palestinian Center for Human Rights – PCHR A Report on the Impact of the Israeli Closure on the Gaza Strip (01 January – 31 December 2012) This report is issued in the context of the closure policy imposed by the Israeli authorities on the Gaza Strip, which has been […]

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Rafati: Israel’s closure of Karam Abu Salem crossing causes huge losses

[ PIC 13/04/2013 – 02:07 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of economy in Gaza Ala Al-Rafati said that Israel’s closure of Karam Abu Salem crossing in southern Gaza causes direct losses amounting to half a million dollars every day. In a statement to the Palestinian information center (PIC), Rafati explained that the indirect losses […]

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€9.8 Million Aid from EU at Risk of Disappearing ~ by @KawtherSalam

Kawther Salam | Oct 5, 2012 European Union and Belgium contribute €9.8 million to support Palestinian families living in extreme poverty in the West Bank and Gaza. The European Union and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium are joining forces to make this year’s third contribution to the Palestinian Authority’s quarterly payment of social […]

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Dweik: The PA arrest campaign is politically and economically motivated

[ PIC 25/09/2012 – 09:24 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Speaker of the Palestinian legislative council Aziz Dweik said the arrest campaign which has been waged by the Palestinian authority security forces against Hamas cadres and leaders in the West Bank is politically and economically motivated. “On the surface, the PA security apparatuses seem to have […]

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#VIDEO | Gaza traders suffer Israeli blockade

Sep 15, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews The Israeli blockade imposed on the coastal enclave affects different sectors in the Strip. Traders in Gaza also suffer from the blockade, which limits their work and adds difficulties on a daily basis. Follow our Facebook on: https://www.facebook.com/presstvchannel Follow our Twitter on: http://twitter.com/presstv Recommended read: A “Leaflet” to the World […]

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West Bank’s weekly protests demand an end for the Oslo agreement

[ PIC 15/09/2012 – 09:33 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in, causing scores of Palestinians and international activists to suffocate. The Popular Committee against Wall and Settlements said in a statement that “Israeli soldiers fired rubber-coated metal bullets, tear gas and stun grenades […]

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Haniyeh: Price protests confirm failure of Oslo

Maan News Agency | Sept 14, 2012 (updated Sept 15, 2012) GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said Friday that protests over rising prices in the West Bank confirmed the failure of the Oslo Accords. Delivering a sermon at al-Omari Mosque, the Hamas premier called for a comprehensive review of the PLO’s […]

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#PalProtests | Citizen from al-Khalil tries to burn his vehicle protesting price rises

[ PIC 07/09/2012 – 11:02 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A taxi driver tried on Thursday to burn his car in Ibn Rushd square in city of al-Khalil in the occupied West Bank in protest at high cost of living, which Ramallah government was responsible for. According to activists from “youth against high cost of living” […]

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Losses in millions of dollars due to Gaza power crisis

[ PIC 29/03/2012 – 10:03 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Gaza Strip has lost millions of dollars in economic damages as a result of the fuel and power crisis that has been plaguing the enclave for more than a month, an economic expert said. Dr. Maher Al-Taba, public relations director at Gaza chamber of commerce, […]

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