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Palestinians in Gaza fire mortar shell at soldiers on border, IDF returns fire

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Netanyahu, who went to the site of a large terrorist tunnel from Gaza into Israel that was discovered last month, was accompanied by Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.

Israel Thwarts Attempt to Smuggle 4 Tons of Rocket Material into Gaza

Breaking Israel News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The smuggling attempt was caught at the Nitzana customs terminal about a week before Passover, inside a shipment marked as containing 40 tons of salt.
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Israel finds explosives chemical in salt destined to Gaza

Al-Arabiya - ‎6 hours ago‎
Israel and Egypt imposed a blockade on Gaza in 2007 after Hamas seized power from forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Palestinian rapper's emotional music video: 'From Gaza To Aleppo: The Same Wound'

Al-Bawaba - ‎9 hours ago‎
One Palestinian rapper has produced an emotional music video to call attention to suffering in Aleppo and in his native Gaza. The video, titled “From Gaza To Aleppo: The Same Wound,” features rapper Ibrahim Adnan Ghunaim, better known by the moniker ...

Gaza's only orphanage struggles against odds

The Electronic Intifada - ‎22 hours ago‎
During Israel's assault on Gaza in 2014, the 14-year-old and his family sought refuge from their Beit Hanoun neighborhood in the northern Gaza Strip to a UN-run school in the area, thinking themselves protected by its blue flags and logos. They were not.

Gaza-Israel violence needs to stop on both sides

DesMoinesRegister.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
I am writing in response to the April 30 letter written by Anna Krush [Legislature was right on BDS bill]. Following the type of logic that she used in her letter, the white minority government in South Africa would still be in place and just as ...

Gaza police reveal 'largest ever' drug ring

Middle East Monitor - ‎22 hours ago‎
Palestinian police in Gaza yesterday revealed the largest drugs deal in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, MEMO has discovered.

Smuggling of ammonium chloride into Gaza foiled

Ynetnews - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Customs officials at the Nitzana crossing at the Egyptian border, and the Shin Bet foiled an attempt to smuggle 4 tons of ammonium chloride hidden in a shipment of salt before Passover, it was cleared for publication.

Deal to support orphans in Gaza

Peninsula On-line - ‎10 hours ago‎
FROM LEFT: Faisal Sami Al Alami, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Welfare Association; Khalifa bin Jassim Al Kuwari, General Director, Qatar Development Fund; and Yousef bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, CEO, QC, at the event.

Israel to allow cement into Gaza Strip

www.worldbulletin.net - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Israel this week will end a ban on cement entering the Gaza Strip to allow for the reconstruction of homes destroyed during its 51-day onslaught on the blockaded territory in 2014, local media has reported.

Israel to Open Second Gaza Crossing to Transfer Goods

The Jewish Voice - ‎2 hours ago‎
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon decided on Monday to open a second border crossing for the transfer of goods into the Gaza Strip. The opening of the Erez Crossing for supplies entering Gaza will alleviate pressure on the existing passageway for the ...

Dutch delegation visits Gaza Chamber of Commerce

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Representative for the Netherlands to the Palestinian Authority Peter Mollema visits a chicken farm supplied with water that is provided by a Dutch-funded project, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip May 1, 2016. [Ashraf Amra / Apa Images].
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The buzz in Gaza: Bee sting therapy

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
There is an alternative therapy center in Gaza City that treats its patients using bee sting, which they claim has a variety of healing qualities.

Gaza's fishermen risking Israeli bullets to bring home daily catch

Middle East Eye - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Born in al-Shati, Gaza's poorest refugee camp, Baker talks wistfully about the “golden days” of Gaza's fishing industry when he could earn up to 6,000 shekels ($1,590) a day - more than a doctor or engineer - and would have to turn back to port early ...
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Israel Makes Push for Gaza Strip Recovery

Voice of America - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
For years, Israel tried to erode Hamas' grip on the Gaza Strip. Officials calculated what Gazans needed for survival and let in little else.

Abbas and Dahlan supporters clash in Gaza

Middle East Monitor - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Hand-to-hand fighting erupted in Gaza on Sunday between supporters of PA President Mahmoud Abbas and the disgraced Fatah strongman Mohamed Dahlan, Safa has reported.

UN: Israel's restriction on cement entry stopping Gaza reconstruction

Middle East Monitor - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Israel's halt of the entry of cement into Gaza has stopped reconstruction work, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) revealed on Friday, according to Quds Press.

Musicians Raise Their Voices in Song to Help Children in Gaza

TakePart - ‎May 1, 2016‎
“Open up your heart and mind and just listen,” singer Philip Lawrence crooned against a gentle piano accompaniment before slipping into a falsetto sigh during a performance at Los Angeles nightspot The Study on Wednesday night.

Anti-siege group urges UN to end Gaza siege

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
In a press release, the commission said that the recent remarks made by a senior UN official, who refuted the use of construction materials entering Gaza for military purposes, confirmed that Israel's recent ban on the entry of cement was part of its ...
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