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Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh gives a speech after prayers on the first day of Eid al-Adha
Hamas leader Haniyeh: 'Gaza on the way to ending the blockade'

The Hamas leader said that his movement was not being required to pay a “political price” for the lifting of the blockade on the Gaza Strip.

Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh gives a speech after prayers on the first day of Eid al-Adha
Hamas leader Haniyeh: 'Gaza on the way to ending the blockade'

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made a speech on Eid al-Adha and spoke of the situation in the Gaza Strip. “There will be no political price for humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.”

By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
21/08/2018
Humanitarian goods are transfered via the Kerem HaShalom crossing from Israel into Gaza.
Gas and fuel allowed back into Gaza while commercial goods still banned

The amount and types of goods that enter Gaza are contingent on Hamas activities in the coming days.

Gaza flotilla
Israeli Navy stops Gaza flotilla attempting to breach naval blockade

This is the second time in the past two months that Palestinians from Gaza have sent a flotilla into the Mediterranean in an attempt to breach the naval blockade.

Look Gaza in the eyes

Gaza has no connection to biblical Azazel, but in the Israeli narrative, the terms merged.

By MERON RAPAPORT
29/05/2018
Palestinians enjoy the beach along the Mediterranean Sea in the northern Gaza Strip July 24, 2015.
Students use sea as new power source for blockaded Gaza

Gaza has been controlled since 2007 by the Islamist group Hamas. Israel and Egypt, citing security concerns, maintain a de facto blockade on the impoverished coastal enclave.

By REUTERS
24/05/2018
Israeli NGO sends medical delegation to Gaza amid mass protest casualties

“They’ll they need orthopedic surgeries, possibly blood transfusions. And the number of doctors here, it’s not enough," said Haj Yahya, who spoke to the Jerusalem Post from Gaza.

Hamas official: If blockade isn’t lifted, explosion will likely occur

Israel and Egypt both have heavy restrictions on the movement of people and goods entering and exiting Gaza.

21/03/2018
Palestinian boys stand by a fence at the Erez Crossing, October 2017
Report: 2017 was worst year since Protective Edge for Gaza access

Israel has slowly limited movement from Gaza, reducing the number of exit permits by 51% from 2016 to 2017.

15/01/2018
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