Meet the people who fished on the Jordan River 20,000 years ago

A crucial aspect that characterizes Dureijat is that it was used for such a long time, albeit not in a continuous way

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone, approves extra 2,000 work permits

On February 5 it reduced the fishing zone to 10 nautical miles and on February 1 it revoked some 500 travel permits for Gaza merchants.

Hava Arbabi holds up fish in her boat near Hengam Island southeast of Tehran, Iran
Gas price hike in Iran drives 60,000 fishermen out of business

Iran tripled the state gasoline prices on November 15 to about 83 US cents a gallon or 22 cents a liter.

Israel reopens Gaza fishing zone

Fishing zone was closed completely last week.

The sun rises as fishermen are seen at the seaport of Gaza City, April 2, 2019
Gaza fishermen denied entry to sea as incendiary balloons continue

The fishing zone in Gaza was reduced to six nautical miles on Tuesday due to the fires.

FISHING BOATS on the coast of Gaza.
Israel expands Gaza fishing zone despite incendiary balloons

Last week, in response to the balloons, Israel restricted the Gaza fishing zone to 10 nautical miles, one day after extending it to 15 nautical miles.

FISHING BOATS on the coast of Gaza.
COGAT announces Gaza fishing zone extension, does not mention ceasefire

On Tuesday morning, Israel and Hamas denied a Channel 12 report that a Gaza ceasefire understanding had been reached that would ensure six months of calm.

In Jisr a-Zarqa, Arab families struggle to preserve traditional fishing

The town’s growing population is squeezed against the sea by the Nahal Taninim Nature Reserve and Kibbutz Ma’agan Michael to the north, Highway 2 to the east, and upscale Caesarea to the south.

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