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Blockade of the Gaza Strip – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

| July 16, 2015

The blockades of the Gaza Strip refers to a land, air, and sea blockade on the Gaza Strip by Israel from 2007 to present.

Israel Attacked Gaza One Year Ago Today: Interview with …

| July 12, 2015

One year ago today, Israelinvaded, bombed and shelled Gaza, and continued to do that for the next seven weeks. According to the U.N., at least 2,104 Gazans were killed 1,462 of whom (69 percent) were civilians, including 495 children. A total of 6 Israeli civilians, and 66 soldiers, were killed.

Gaza Strip: Blitzed, caged and broken, Palestinians …

| July 9, 2015

The 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict began on 8 July. By the time the bombardment ceased 50 days later, around 2,200 Palestinians had been killed, the majority of them civilians, including an estimated 500 children

Gaza | city, Gaza Strip |

| July 8, 2015

Gaza,Arabic Ghazzah, Hebrew Azza, GazaOneArmedMancity and principal urban centre of the Gaza Strip, southwestern Palestine.

Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza Strip in …

| July 2, 2015

Members of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, take part in a military march in Gaza City on Monday. Photograph: Wissam Nassar/Xinhua Press/Corbis Islamic State insurgents have threatened to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organisation that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficiently stringent about religious enforcement.

The question is just when: Max Blumenthal on war in the …

| June 28, 2015

If for whatever reason you are one of the very few people on this Earth who wants to go into,rather than get out of,the Gaza Strip, you may want to know what to expect.

Why Israel allows Qatar to support Hamas in Gaza …

| June 21, 2015

A year after the war that devastated the Gaza Strip, Israel is apparently helping Qatar which does not have official diplomatic relations with Israel partner with the Islamist movement and longstanding enemy Hamas to rebuild the the territory. "Life is full of contradictions and strange things, Yossi Kuperwasser, former head of research for Israel's military intelligence, told NPRwhen commenting on Israel's recent move to allow Qatar to channel its reconstruction aid through Hamas, which is a US-designated terrorist group. Israel has always tried to isolate Hamas and has accused Qatar of financing the Islamist movement.

Articles: UNRWA in the Gaza Strip is Counterproductive

| June 19, 2015

It must have come as a great shock to the so-called international community that in June 2015 the so-called refugees, the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip protested that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was giving resources they deserved to other Palestinians. The Gaza Palestinians demanded of UNRWA that it not cut the funds allocated to them, nor transfer those resources to the Palestinians who remained in the Yarmouk refugee camp in south Damascus, despite the fact 150,000 had fled the camp because of the Syrian War They also demanded that the international community, implicitly the U.S. and the EU, provide extra funding for their needs

Gaza pullout commander says settlers will return to the Strip

| June 17, 2015

The newly retired Israeli general who served as the commander of the withdrawal from Gaza in 2005 came out strongly on Monday against the notion of a two-state solution, saying that the demographic reasoning behind the removal of Jewish settlers was a manipulation and that Israel would yet build settlements in the Strip. Maj. Gen.

In Gaza Strip, fish farms bring relief to seafood lovers …

| June 11, 2015

In this Friday, June 5, 2015 photo, Palestinian children play on a fishing boat as fishermen prepare their fishing nets at the sea port of Gaza City. The Gaza Strip, with a 40-kilometer (25-mile) Mediterranean coastline, was always known for its seafood until Israel restricted the fishing area.

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