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The Border Crossing Authority in the Gaza Strip reported that the Egyptian Authorities have not yet authorized the transfer of Fuel, donated by Qatar, into the Gaza Strip, and that the Fuel trucks will likely be allowed into the coastal region on Tuesday, via the Karem Abu Salem (Karem Shalom) Crossing. read full story / add a comment
Israel opened the Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing on Wednesday morning allowing approximately 270-280 trucks into the Gaza Strip loaded with aid as well as supplies for the commercial and agricultural sectors. read full story / add a comment
A court in Istanbul has voted unanimously to approve an indictment against Israel's former military chief Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, along with the former heads of its navy, air force intelligence, and military intelligence, Eliezer Marom, Amos Yadlin, and Avishai Levi, the Anadolu Agency has reported. They face nine consecutive life terms in prison for "inciting to kill monstrously, and by torturing," the agency added. read full story / add a comment
The current fuel crisis in Gaza, now in its fifth month, is causing extended power outages that severely disrupt the lives, health and livelihood of the region’s 1.6 million residents. It also severely affects the fuel-dependent fishing industry, already crippled by restricted access to Gaza's fishing waters imposed by Israel's blockade. read full story / add a comment
The World Health Organization (WHO) adopted a resolution submitted by Arab member countries condemning the Israeli siege on Gaza, calling for its and lifting all restrictions on Gaza border terminals. read full story / add a comment
According to the Palestine Press News Agency (Palpress) the Palestinian Contractors Union has stated that two Israeli companies have won bids for reconstructing water distilling stations destroyed by Israel during the war on Gaza (December 2008 – January 2009). read full story / add a comment
The Israeli Association for Civil Rights stated in a report published on Sunday that 84% percent of the Palestinian children of Jerusalem live below the poverty line. read full story / add a comment
The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza issued a statement revealing that 404 patients in Gaza who suffer from kidney failure are facing serious deterioration in their health because of the lack of equipment needed for dialysis. read full story / add a comment
Two convoys organized by the International Campaign to Break the Siege on Gaza (ICBSG) with Lifeline Jordan "Ansar 2" and Miles Of Smiles” solidarity convoys managed to enter the Gaza Strip, on Thursday evening, via the Rafah border terminal on the Gaza Egypt border, received a massive popular welcome, and was also welcomed by officials of the Hamas-led government in Gaza. read full story / add a comment
The Head of the Artery Of Life Committee in Jordan, Engineer Wael As-Saqqa, stated that all preparations and documentation are ready for the Ansar 2 solidarity convoy which will be heading to the Gaza Strip through Egypt on May 14. read full story / add a comment
The Egyptian Security Forces arrested, Sunday, two Palestinians at a roadblock in Sinai after claiming that the two entered Egypt illegally. read full story / add a comment
The Egyptian Border Authorities prevented, on Saturday evening, an Egyptian convoy of the Egyptian Engineers Union from entering the Gaza Strip to deliver construction materials to the besieged coastal region. read full story / add a comment
A senior Israeli Navy official stated that the Israeli Navy has recently stepped-up its cooperation with the Lebanese Navy in an attempt to prevent solidarity ships from reaching the Gaza Strip through “Israeli territorial waters”. read full story / add a comment
The Miles of Smiles 11 solidarity convoy made it into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening after the Egyptian border control at the Rafah Border Terminal granted it the green light. read full story / add a comment
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