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Naim discusses health needs with int’l agencies in Gaza

[ 10/04/2011 – 07:50 PM GAZA, (PIC)– Minister of Health in Gaza Dr. Basem Naim discussed on Sunday with representatives of international agencies in the Strip the impact of the Israeli aggression and siege on the health sector. He warned of the repercussions of the Israeli military escalation in light of the acute shortage in […]

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ei: Israel hampers aid agencies at Gaza crossings

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 29 March 2011 Trucker Nazar Zarro makes the journey to the Gaza’s commercial crossing five days per week. (Erica Silverman/IRIN) RAMALLAH, occupied West Bank (IRIN) – Trucker Nazar Zarro hoists himself up into the cab of his articulated lorry loaded with emergency flour supplies bound for the UN agency for Palestine […]

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Bombing of Khuza’a facilities

26 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Khuza’a is a village located in the southern Gaza Strip, in the Khan Younis governorate, near the border with Israel. It is a quiet place inhabited mainly by farmers. On the night of March 21st a warehouse used by the local authority to maintain vehicles and materials […]

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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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