Tag Archives: food

Egypt approves entry of World Food Programme aid to Gaza

Maan News Agency | Sept 14, 2011 EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma’an) — Egyptian authorities on Wednesday approved the entry of aid from the World Food Programme to Gaza, a PA crossing official said. PA official Amr Hadhud told Ma’an that the WFP had donated 55 tons of biscuits to Gaza. The aid was unloaded at al-Oja […]

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Forty Palestinian prisoners poisoned in Negev prison

Monday, 08 August 2011 13:30| MEMO 40 Palestinian prisoners suffered food poisoning after eating expired food provided by the prison the canteen. The Ramallah-based Palestinian Ministry of Prisoner Affairs announced that 40 Palestinian prisoners being held in the Israeli desert prison of Negev, suffered food poisoning after eating expired food provided by the prison the […]

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Ashqar: IOA deliberately serves rotten food to prisoners

[ 12/07/2011 – 04:26 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The prisoners ministry in Gaza held the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) and prison service fully responsible for the lives of the 1500 Palestinian prisoners in the Negev desert prison after 25 of them were the victims of food poisoning. Riyadh Al-Ashqar, the ministry’s spokesman, said in […]

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European aid from Miles of Smiles Mission routed through Egypt to Gaza

Jun 19, 2011, 15:14 GMT| – Monsters and Critics Al-Arish, Egypt – Members of a European humanitarian aid mission carried supplies into the blockaded Gaza Strip via Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula Sunday.The aid, brought by the Miles of Smiles ship, was unloaded at al-Arish port, 45 kilometres from the Rafah border crossing, port director Gamal Abdul-Maqsoud […]

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Israel deliberately depriving Gaza

  Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:43AM The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says Israel is ‘deliberately’ forcing poverty onto the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip through its strict siege of the enclave. On Tuesday, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) said Gaza was beset with a 45.2 percent unemployment rate […]

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Turkey threatens Israel with retaliation

Sat May 21, 2011 2:52PM Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu Turkey pledges to take ‘necessary’ action against Israel if Tel Aviv repeats its 2010 bloodshed of Gaza-bound activists against an aid convoy, which is to head to the impoverished enclave. On Saturday, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, “It should be known that Turkey will […]

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Family of 20; women and children, locked up for 11 hours without food or water in latest Awarta raid

13 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement In the latest military raid in the village of Awarta, south of Nablus, 20 members of the Awwad family were forced to sit outside in the cold for four hours, guarded by soldiers, before they all were locked inside one room for another seven hours. During the whole […]

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ei: Palestinian village under siege following settler killings

Mel Frykberg, The Electronic Intifada, 16 March 2011 AWARTA, occupied West Bank (IPS) – Food supplies are running low, ambulances have been detained for hours at checkpoints and hundreds of young men have been held, interrogated and beaten up, some requiring hospitalization, in the Palestinian village of Awarta in the northern West Bank. The village […]

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Hawara prisoners poisoned after jail served rotten food

[ 10/02/2011 – 10:05 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinians held at the Israeli Hawara detention center were poisoned after eating breakfast served by the prison on Monday, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said. Several prisoners had suffered extreme stomach pains and diarrhea. They rejected breakfast served the following day complaining of its bad smell and […]

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Egyptian uprising not a threat to Gaza fuel supply

[ 30/01/2011 – 10:09 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Tunnels used to get goods into the Gaza Strip from Egypt are still operating, informed sources say. And an interruption in the flow of goods is not a concern, they add. The Israeli economic blockade has forced Gazans to rely on the tunnels to import fuels […]

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Gaza government warns merchants against price hikes

[ 30/01/2011 – 05:37 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government of Ismail Haneyya in Gaza Strip on Sunday assured citizens of the availability of all food and fuel supplies in the wake of the unrest in neighboring Egypt. A statement for the government media office said that all kinds of foodstuff and fuel […]

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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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Asia aid vessel unload shipment in El-Arish

[ 05/01/2011 – 10:17 AM ]   EL-ARISH, (PIC)– The Asia 1 aid convoy unloaded its shipment of medical and food supplies bound to the Gaza Strip on Tuesday night in the Egyptian port of El-Arish. Osama Al-Sartani, the head of the Egyptian Red Crescent branch in northern Sinai, said that the medical supplies were […]

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Israelis stealing food from Palestinians on their way to work

More evidence of ethnic cleansing this time by starvation which makes them weak for work. Through Irtah (Sha’ar Efrayim) checkpoint Palestinians from the West Bank who have work permits to work in Israel pass daily. The checkpoint is operated by a private security company called Modi’in Ezrachi. The company limits the types and amounts of […]

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Palestinian captives in Hawwara go on hunger strike

[ 24/12/2010 – 12:41 PM ]   NABLUS, (PIC)– Palestinian captives at the Hawwara detention centre started an open ended hunger strike on Thursday to protest the harsh detention conditions they are kept under at the notorious centre. Raed Amer, director of the Palestinian Prisoners Society in the northern West Bank, said that this step […]

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