The Rafah crossing between Gaza and Egypt has been shut since October 2014.
What Gaza really needs is to be welcomed back into the world.
A new UN assessment lays out the massive needs facing the nearly 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza, but uncertainty remains over an agreement to lift restrictions on the movement of goods and people.
Its silence contrasts with university leaders’ loud condemnations of calls for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.
Egypt’s clamp-down on tunnels has brought some Palestinian businesses to a standstill.
The Israeli army’s cynical propaganda is supposed to distract people from the fact that the vast majority of people in Gaza live in deep poverty due to Israel’s siege.
The only crossing for commercial goods between Israel and Gaza has been closed five times since the end of February.
Gaza municipality uses donkey carts to collect 350 tons of waste daily.
Hamas and Israel are supposed to negotiate the opening of crossings under the terms of their ceasefire accord.
Israeli policy has split countless Palestinian spouses while parents have been forcibly separated from their children.
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