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international / gaza siege / news report Monday September 08, 2014 17:04   image 1 image
Commissioner General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, at the Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo, declared that Israel should stand accountable for its violations against Palestinian civilians. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / gaza siege / news report Friday September 05, 2014 17:27   image 1 image
The reconstruction of Gaza is to cost $7.8 billion, according to Palestinian experts. Around 200,000 workers in the Gaza Strip are currently unemployed, say recent statistics, while the European Union has contributed €15.5 million to the early payment of August PA salaries and pensions. read full story / add a comment
Red Cross and the Red Crescent emblems at the museum in Geneva.-- Uploaded to Wiki Commons by Perconte
international / gaza siege / news report Thursday August 28, 2014 08:17   image 1 image
“The military operations in the Gaza Strip, in which civilians and civilian objects were attacked, has led to the displacement of around 250,000 Palestinians who now live in public and UNRWA schools-turned-shelters,” said Vice-President of the International Federation of Red Crescent and Red Crescent Societies, and President of the Italian Red Cross, Francesco Rocca, Tuesday. read full story / add a comment
palestine / gaza siege / news report Sunday August 24, 2014 15:07   image 1 image
Schools opened, on Sunday morning, for some 700,000 Palestinian students in the West Bank, while the education of Gaza students has been suspended, due to the ongoing Israeli offensive on the region. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Sunday August 24, 2014 09:17   image 2 images
According to UNICEF, the Israeli military has killed nearly 500 Palestinian children during its current assault on Gaza, and has wounded around 3,000 others. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Wednesday August 20, 2014 01:13   image 1 image
Hebrew paper Yedioth Aharnoth reported, Tuesday, citing Israeli political sources, that Israel has agreed to gradually lift the ongoing siege imposed on the Gaza Strip. US Secretary of State John Kerry apparently intends to visit Israel next week. read full story / add a comment
photo: the Palestinian News Network (PNN)
international / gaza siege / news report Sunday August 17, 2014 05:38   image 1 image
A full recovery from the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza will be impossible, according to Oxfam, unless Israel’s blockade is lifted permanently. Oxfam recently held a demonstration in London's Parliament Square in highlighting the suffering which the ongoing blockade causes, and has released official statements in this regard. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / gaza siege / news report Saturday August 16, 2014 08:15   image 1 image
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that the Israeli assault on Gaza caused extensive damage to the region's agricultural sector and will have long-term consequences. read full story / add a comment
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palestine / gaza siege / news report Wednesday August 13, 2014 02:50   image 1 image
“Over 485,000 people have been displaced (almost one third of the Gaza population) –1,700,000 people (the entire population of the Gaza Strip) have been affected by the destruction of electricity, water and waste water infrastructures,” the Palestine Liberation Organization’s 'Gaza Under Fire Report' stated Monday. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Tuesday August 12, 2014 01:52   image 1 image
The UN Human Rights Council has appointed a three-member panel to investigate possilbe humanitarian law violations during Israel's Gaza assault, according to Ma'an. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Monday August 11, 2014 05:33   image 1 image
An urgent meeting amongst the Arab League Foreign Ministerial Council, to be chaired by Morocco, is to take place on Monday, in follow up on a July 14th decision regarding an initiative to end the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
Palestinians look at the wreckage from a damaged window following an  Israeli strike in Rafah on Aug. 2, 2014 (AFP Said Khatib)
international / gaza siege / news report Friday August 08, 2014 00:24   image 1 image
[Thursday Evening 8/7/14]: Hamas has stated that Israel has not yet replied to its ceasefire offer, warning of an "escalation" in hostilities should Israel failed to do so -- this just hours before the three-day ceasefire is set to expire at 8am on Friday. read full story / add a comment
international / gaza siege / news report Thursday August 07, 2014 03:30   image 1 image
Irish senator and former presidential candidate David Norris made a powerful speech on 31 July condemning Israel’s massacre in Gaza and the complicity of American, Irish and other European governments. read full story / add a comment
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