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gaza strip / gaza siege / news report Wednesday October 01, 2014 00:36   image 2 images
"Resuming the operations of Gaza power plant (GPP) is contingent on securing the necessary fuel," the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) announced Monday, in its weekly 'Protection of Civilians' report. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / gaza siege / news report Saturday September 20, 2014 20:30   image 1 image
The Palestinian cabinet has approved a $5 billion plan for the economic revival and reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, in the wake of the recent Israeli assault, according to a senior official. read full story / add a comment
international / gaza siege / news report Tuesday September 16, 2014 22:04   image 1 image
The United Nations has brokered a deal on imports of construction materials into the Gaza Strip "to ensure they will not be diverted by Hamas", Mr. Robert Serry, UN envoy for the Middle East, said Tuesday. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / gaza siege / news report Wednesday September 10, 2014 21:09   image 1 image
A Ministry of Health official has warned of an impending health disaster, as hospital hygiene services providers threaten to engage in a strike over unpaid salaries. read full story / add a comment
international / gaza siege / news report Tuesday September 09, 2014 22:49   image 1 image
Pernille Ironside, Chief of the UNICEF field office in Gaza has staed that “UNICEF and its partners will be playing a full part in the longer-term reconstruction of schools and the rest of the education infrastructure in Gaza," stressing that it “would require donors to step forward with the necessary funds.” read full story / add a comment
palestine / gaza siege / opinion/analysis Tuesday September 09, 2014 22:01   image 3 images
More than a week has passed since the ceasefire started and yet no significant easing of the blockade has been seen. Drones are still circulating over the rooftops, maybe carrying deadly cargo. read full story / add a comment
gaza strip / gaza siege / news report Monday September 08, 2014 18:07   image 1 image
The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture states that Israel has violated the recent ceasefire agreement made with the Palestinians, now allowing Gaza fishermen to sail up to only five nautical miles off the coast. read full story / add a comment
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
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