Gaza


Israel Warns Will Use PA Taxes to Pay for Gaza Power

Israel has proposed a solution to the ongoing power shortage in the Gaza Strip: If the Palestinian Authority continues to refuse to transfer funds to Hamas for electricity, Israel will…

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Southern Farmers Seek to Bring Back Gaza Workers

Despite suffering from them for years, farmers in southern Israel want to have a closer working relationship with Gazans. In a letter to Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, the farmers asked…

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PA Won’t Fire 6,000 Gaza Workers

The Palestinian Authority has decided not to fire 6,000 workers in Hamas-controlled Gaza, the PA’s Wafa news agency said Sunday. Quoting PA officials, the report said that “after discussions with…

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Gaza Fisherman Nets Message in a Bottle

For Palestinian fisherman Jihad al-Soltan, it was a surprise summer catch — a message in a bottle that he netted off a Gaza beach. It had bobbed its way in…

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Israel Broadens Entry Permit Policy to Help Gaza

Israeli authorities relaxed certain restrictions on the entry of Palestinians from eastern Yerushalayim into Gaza, according to media reports on Tuesday. “Access is allowed to businessmen and others who want…

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Soldiers Catch Arab Who Jumped Gaza Fence

IDF soldiers overnight Wednesday arrested a Gazan Arab who had evaded security and sneaked over to the Israeli side of the border fence with Gaza. The Arab was caught close…

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Ex-Gaza Chief Says Hamas Deal Will Open Border

An exiled Palestinian politician who quietly negotiated a power-sharing deal for Gaza with former arch-foe Hamas discussed the details for the first time in an interview, saying he expects it…

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Danon: ‘Unlivable’ Gaza Is All Hamas’s Fault

If Gaza is to become “unlivable” within three years, as a U.N. report claims, it’s the fault of Hamas, Israel Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said. The report,…

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Gaza Power Plant Shuts Down, Causes Blackouts

Gaza’s power distribution company said on Thursday that supplies to the territory’s 2 million residents have dropped to unprecedented lows, with blackouts lasting for more than 24 hours. While the…

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