By IBRAHIM BARZAK Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – In a long hallway that looks more like a videogame arcade than a military base, Hamas security forces are holding target practice using assault rifles fitted with lasers – all without firing a bullet. For the cash-strapped Hamas government, the system is a much-needed money saver that eliminates the need to train with live ammunition, which is in short supply in Gaza
With the network of underground supply tunnels rapidly being shut down, prices have soared for Palestinians in the Strip In Gaza City's main market, Mohammed Hilis stood disconsolately among piles of fruit and vegetables, waiting for customers. In the run-up to the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, the market was unusually quiet as steep price rises, unpaid salaries and layoffs the consequences …
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BOOK REVIEW The Israeli Solution by Caroline Glick Reviewed by Spengler By any standard, the Palestinian problem involves the strangest criteria in modern history. To begin with, refugees are defined as individuals who have been forced to leave their land of origin. A new definition of refugee status, though, was invented exclusively for Palestinian Arabs, who count as refugees their descendants to the nth generation.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip A Palestinian official says Egypt has reopened its border with the Gaza Strip after weeks of closure. Hamas’ Interior Ministry spokesman, Eyad al-Bozum, says Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah border crossing Saturday after it was closed for 49 days
Two more views on the issue of calling Israel the Jewish State: The problem wont go away |Two definitions, two implications Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, in an interview quoted in The New York Times, repeated his objection to recognizing Israel as a Jewish state: Its my narrative, its my history, its my story. He continued, Ive never heard in the history of mankind that others must participate in defining the nature of others
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA Tue Mar 18, 2014 4:50pm GMT GAZA (Reuters) – The Palestinian militant group Hamas on Tuesday called Egypt’s curbs on movement through its crossing with the Gaza Strip a “crime against humanity”, in an unprecedented rebuke of its Arab neighbour that further frays their worsening ties. The closures, that Egypt says were introduced because of security concerns, have cut off imports of medicine and aid to the impoverished coastal enclave and prevented travel by thousands of Gazans and patients seeking treatment abroad