economy

How development aid has failed Palestine and benefitted Israel

Sarah Irving
1 May 2015

Despite being aimed at academics, new book offers a biting critique of capitalist experiments in Palestine.

In photos: Gaza fishermen "in God's hands"

Patrick Strickland and
Ezz Zanoun
Gaza City
31 March 2015

Tawfiq Abu Reyaleh, a father of four, was shot dead by Israeli navy.

Economic independence grows at Palestinian mushroom farm

Rosie Lyse-Thompson
Jericho
5 March 2015

New company aims to provide alternative to Israeli produce in the occupied West Bank.

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.

Will "reconstruction" prolong the siege of Gaza?

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
18 November 2014

Israel is overseeing who can and cannot buy building material.

Gaza olive harvest hit hard by war

Rami Almeghari
Gaza City
4 November 2014

Many farmers could not irrigate their trees during the Israeli assault, leading to sharp drop in harvest.

Olive harvest in Palestine - photos and video

The olive is Palestine’s staple crop, but harvesting it has become fraught with danger.

Who benefits from billions pledged for Gaza reconstruction?

The $5.4 billion raised at Cairo donor conference will not make Gaza a livable place.

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