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Business & Economy

Vices provide little relief in besieged Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
2 March 2015

The price of cigarettes in Gaza has tripled since Egypt destroyed tunnels in 2013.

Booking.com offers hotel rooms in Israel's illegal settlements

Mieke Zagt
24 February 2015

By advertising hotels in these settlements, Booking.com is abetting war crimes.

Farmers forced to stop growing strawberries in Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Beit Lahiya
3 February 2015

Only five truckloads of food and agricultural goods were exported from Gaza last month.

"We're being stripped of our dignity": Gaza workers not paid for seven months

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
29 January 2015

Why is Mahmoud Abbas making trips to Paris when his own people are struggling to cope?

Teachers forced to equip schools at own expense as austerity bites West Bank

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
23 January 2015

Both Israel’s economic warfare and the Palestinian Authority’s neoliberal policies have widened income inequality.

Silicon Valley accord recycles myth of Israel's green record

Charlotte Silver
7 March 2014

Benjamin Netanyahu omitted any reference to theft of Palestinian water resources during his visit to a parched California.

Unlicensed banks provide "safety net" to besieged Gaza

Hana Salah
Gaza Strip
29 October 2013
Close-up of hands handling stacks of various paper curreincies

Public sector employees are receiving their salaries against the odds.

Siege puts holiday tradition beyond reach of many Gaza families

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
15 October 2013

Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha spoiled by Israeli-Egyptian siege on the coastal strip.

Israel's tax policies suffocate Palestinian Jerusalem

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
28 May 2013
Israeli police walk by display of T-shirts marketed to tourists

High municipal taxes are forcing shopkeepers to close their businesses.

Farmers' markets bypass foreign aid to Palestine

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Ramallah
28 February 2013

Donors have helped undermine human rights, say groups working in the West Bank.

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