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Palestinians in Gaza are still waiting for the siege to end

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.

NYU silent after Israel bans Palestinian student from “coexistence” program

Its silence contrasts with university leaders’ loud condemnations of calls for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

Egypt attacks fishermen in Gaza's waters

Gaza Strip
4 October 2013

Egypt’s clamp-down on tunnels has brought some Palestinian businesses to a standstill.

Israel army publishes fake image of huge “Gaza shopping mall”

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.

Israel imposes new fuel restrictions on Gaza

Gaza City
2 July 2013

The only crossing for commercial goods between Israel and Gaza has been closed five times since the end of February.

Israel's siege tips Gaza waste management to crisis point

Eva Bartlett
Gaza City
1 April 2013

Gaza municipality uses donkey carts to collect 350 tons of waste daily.

Will the siege on Gaza finally be lifted?

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jerusalem
26 November 2012

Hamas and Israel are supposed to negotiate the opening of crossings under the terms of their ceasefire accord.

Israel forces mother to bring up children by phone

Ramallah
5 November 2012

Israeli policy has split countless Palestinian spouses while parents have been forcibly separated from their children.

Israel's starvation diet for Gaza

Jonathan Cook
Nazareth
24 October 2012

Recently released documents reveal that Israel deliberately allowed much less food than was previously thought to have been imported into Gaza.

Palestinians risk death to work without permits in Israel

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Ramallah
26 September 2012
As Israel dismantles Gaza’s economy, job opportunities also shrink for the West Bank’s Palestinians.

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