Arab Israeli Conflict
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The Gaza Strip is a small region of Palestine located along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It borders Egypt on the southwest and Israel on the northeast. The Gaza region has been subject to Israel control since 1967. It is still listed as “occupied” by the United Nations and many other human rights observer groups.
Israel and Egypt have enforced the blockade on the Gaza Strip since Hamas took control of the coastal enclave in 2007, limiting the movement of people and goods.
Shurat Hadin Director Nitsana Darshan-Leitner said, “History proves that the nation of Israel needs to fight its enemy and not bribe it with protection-style money…"
After over 460 rockets were fired at Israel on Monday, an early-morning barrage of rockets were fired at Israel on Tuesday.
Senior Fatah official living in the Gaza Strip claimed, “Get rid of Hamas. But how? Only through the ballots.”
By MAARIV ONLINE
The fishing area that had been restricted to three nautical miles will be expanded to nine miles.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"The situation is very cruel. We used to have about 780 trucks filled with goods entering the Strip daily." Gazans lament harsh humanitarian situation.
By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
"If we had fired at the first kite launchers when there were still one or two of them, we would not have reached thousands," Bennett said.
By SARA RUBENSTEIN
Avi Dichter, chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee and former head of Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency), warned that only Israel will dictate military options.
By ALEXANDRA ZAVIS/LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Hamas has suffered a severe blow."
Tensions running high after 24 hours of rocket fire
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Dr. Adnan Abu Amer, an analyst for Israeli matters in Gaza, claimed that the attack against a Hamas post with senior Hamas officials present at the time “is a message that Israel has the upper hand.”
By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
The warning came amid unconfirmed reports that Israel and Hamas were close to reaching a long-term truce agreement.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
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