economy

Israel “wipes out” Gaza ice cream factory that stored vital medicines

Rami Almeghari
Deir al-Balah
2 August 2014

Essential medicines the factory was storing for the Palestinian Red Crescent Society were destroyed along with the life’s work of the family that built and ran the facility.

Gaza "plunged into darkness" on Eid

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
30 July 2014

Israel attacked the Strip’s only power plant during the religious holiday.

Power cuts force Gaza's youth to study in dark

Gaza Strip
15 November 2013

The Gaza Strip has no electricity for around half of each day.

Gaza farmers succeed in tending to olive harvest -- with international support

Joe Catron
Gaza City
13 November 2013

Workshops encourage Palestinian farmers to boycott Israeli goods and build a social movement.

Unlicensed banks provide "safety net" to besieged Gaza

Hana Salah
Gaza Strip
29 October 2013

Public sector employees are receiving their salaries against the odds.

Farmer in Palestinian "breadbasket" works in Israeli settlement to survive

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jordan Valley
16 September 2013

The Oslo accords have left Jordan Valley communities without access to vital resources.

Israel's tax policies suffocate Palestinian Jerusalem

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
28 May 2013

High municipal taxes are forcing shopkeepers to close their businesses.

SodaStream "treats us like slaves," says Palestinian factory worker

Stephanie Westbrook
Rome
9 May 2013

An employee describes the claims on a promotional video by the fizzy drink firm as “lies.”

Cuts threaten UN food aid in Gaza

Gaza City
11 April 2013

Although the number of refugees in Gaza continues to rise, funding for the UN agency caring for them has stagnated.

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