Fishing boats float in the Mediterranean Sea in the port of Gaza City, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)(The Associated Press) A Palestinian worker walks by a security camera, seen at upper right, that was installed to watch construction materials and for U.N. monitors to inspect periodically to make sure they are not diverted by Hamas for military use, while working in Shijaiyah neighborhood in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Oct.

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Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, political rivalries, technical snags

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No concrete action on Gaza reconstruction pledges yet Palestinian factions are preparing for a fresh round of talks with the Israelis within a week. But it's not clear if Israeli is living up to its pledges in line with the ceasefire deal it…

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No concrete action on Gaza reconstruction pledges yet – Video

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JERUSALEM (AP) Israel and the Gaza Strip are bound by much more than enmity: Israel controls nearly everything that comes in and out of the territory, including food and energy, and sometimes allows Gazans to enter the country for medical care.

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Israelis question care of Hamas leader's daughter

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The UN says it will begin investigating attacks on its facilities during Israel’s recent war against Hamas in Gaza, that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that the world body was investigating a deadly strike near one of its schools in the Gaza Stripand the alleged use of UN sites to store weapons

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UN announces Gaza war inquiry

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Oct 21 2014 / 5:53 pm The Palestinian movement Hamas has warned that the Gaza Strip was running out of patience with Israels ongoing blockade of the Palestinian territory. The international community must intervene to commit Israel to lifting the siege and begin rebuilding Gaza before the latter runs out of patience, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said in a Tuesday statement

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Hamas Says Israel Foot-dragging over Gaza Siege

Oct 21 2014 / 5:53 pm The Palestinian movement Hamas has warned that the Gaza Strip was running out of patience with Israels ongoing blockade of the Palestinian territory. The international community must intervene to commit Israel to lifting the siege and begin rebuilding Gaza before the latter runs out of patience, Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said in a Tuesday statement. Abu Zuhri denounced what he described as blackmail by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, who recently said reconstruction of the war-battered strip would be halted if Hamas began repairing cross-border tunnels destroyed during Israels recent military onslaught

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Hamas Says Israel Foot-dragging over Gaza Siege

For other places with the same name, see Gaza (disambiguation). The Gaza Strip (Arabic , Ghazzah, Hebrew ‘Azza) is a Palestinian territory in the Middle East

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Gaza travel guide – Wikitravel – Wikitravel – The Free …

Written on October 21st, 2014 & filed under Gaza Strip Tags: , , , , , , ,

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Noah Browning GAZA/RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) – The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians who scrambled to patch homes wrecked by the summer war with Israel.

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Palestinians downbeat on promised rebuilding of ruined Gaza Strip

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