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Gaza’s Tunnel Economy ~ by @StephenLendman

by Stephen Lendman | Stephen Lendman Weblog | Oct 30, 2013 They’re a vital lifeline. They’re a potential death trap. They’re a bonanza for profiteers. They symbolize Palestinians’ will to survive. It shows their determination to do so against all odds. Decades of Israeli viciousness haven’t deterred them. They’re not about to quit now. Besieged […]

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Ghussain: Resistance tunnels legitimate means of self-defense

[ PIC 23/10/2013 – 10:48 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Ihab Al-Ghussain, the spokesman for the Gaza government, said that digging resistance tunnels was an internal affair and a legitimate method for self-defense. He said on his Facebook page on Wednesday that the Palestinian people and its resistance factions are entitled to take whatever means possible […]

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VIDEO | Egypt continues destroying Gaza tunnels

Published on Oct 5, 2013 The Egyptian military has destroyed most of the underground tunnels along the border with the Gaza Strip at a time when the costal enclave is suffering from a seven-year Israeli economic siege. Most Palestinians in the tiny sliver of land have for long considered the underground pathways as their lifeline. […]

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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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Partial return of petrol supplies to Gaza through tunnels

[ PIC 08/07/2013 – 11:41 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian security sources said that petrol supplies started returning to Gaza Strip from Egypt through the Rafah border tunnels though in low quantities. They said that thanks to calm returning to the border area, petrol and fuel for the Gaza power station were pumped through the […]

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Status of Dachau, Auschwitz, Majdanek: Closed | Status of Gaza: Endlösung in Progress

July 5, 2013 by occpal GYBO STYLE! Fuck MSM: Your silence is enabling ongoing genocide. Your fear for your editor in chief with a dirty agenda sustaining myths and lies every day buys time for those committing crimes in silence and your passive  ‘work’ results in more time to terminate more lives. Fuck White Chair […]

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Majority of Rafah tunnels closed

[ PIC 30/06/2013 – 12:01 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– About 95% of border tunnels between the Gaza Strip and Egypt had been closed, the PIC reporter in southern Gaza said on Sunday. The reporter quoted eyewitnesses as saying that fuel supplies and construction materials in addition to various goods and foodstuff were halted. He pointed […]

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Hamas: Abbas statement on tunnels ruins relations with Egypt

[ PIC 05/06/2013 – 11:07 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement said that PA chief Mahmoud Abbas’s statement on Gaza tunnels was ruining Egyptian-Palestinian relations. Hamas said in a terse statement on Tuesday that the statement constituted a clear incitement for blockading and starving the Gaza Strip. The movement said that Abbas’s statement on reconciliation […]

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No More Tunnels Please: Gaza Held Hostage to Egypt’s Turmoil ~ by Ramzy Baroud

It is time that the Muslim Brotherhood government of Morsi do some serious soul-searching and understand that Palestinians will continue to dig tunnels to survive if Cairo doesn’t reach an agreement with the Gaza government that would allow for commercial exchange and humanitarian relief, writes Ramzy Baroud. Middle East Online | May 30, 2013 Air […]

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Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

Saturday May 25, 2013 00:06 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Friday evening, May 254 2013, Palestinian medical sources have reported that one Palestinian was killed and another was injured when a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on them, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. File – Image Milad.ps The sources said […]

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3 workers injured in tunnel explosion in Rafah

Special Topic | Full list of all documented Israeli violations since cease-fire [ PIC 26/03/2013 – 09:50 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Three Palestinians were injured on Tuesday when a gas canister exploded in one of the tunnels south of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qidra said. […]

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VIDEO | Footage smuggled from the Estelle refutes Israel’s claims that attack on civilian boats was peaceful

Posted March 2, 2013 Last week, video footage smuggled by the passengers of the Swedish Ship to Gaza, the Estelle, was digitally restored and released.  The video shows how Israeli masked commandos violently attacked and tasered peaceful civilian activists including members of parliament. Smuggled footage and interviews as shown on Swedish TV4 (with English subtitles). […]

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Egyptian Court Calls On Morsi To Close All Border Tunnels

Note from occpal: Already in 2009 Egypt was flooding Gaza’s tunnels and plans to go on with it as part of the steel fence measurements which can cause a severe and permanent devastation of the Gazan as well as Egyptian environment | More and video here Special Report | Egyptian government infected by mad Israeli […]

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Interior ministry slams some Egyptian positions against Rafah tunnels

Note from occpal: Already in 2009 Egypt was flooding Gaza’s tunnels and plans to go on with it as part of the steel fence measurements which can cause a severe and permanent devastation of the Gazan as well as Egyptian environment | More and video here Special Report | Egyptian government infected by mad Israeli […]

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(NO News BTW) Egypt floods Gaza tunnels to cut Palestinian lifeline

Note from occpal: Already in 2009 Egypt was flooding Gaza’s tunnels and plans to go on with it as part of the steel fence measurements which can cause a severe and permanent devastation of the Gazan as well as Egyptian environment | More and video here Special Report | Egyptian government infected by mad Israeli […]

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