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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza residents question when they can start rebuilding shattered homes

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:31pm by AFP

    ... permanent," 60-year-old Najjar sighed. "I'm scared that the blockade will never be lifted, and the Israelis won't let any construction material in," he said after fighting which ... in place since 2006, includes a ban on most construction materials including steel, cement and concrete, which could be used to build fortifications or tunnels. "If the restrictions ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US rebukes Israel for ‘biggest West Bank land grab in 30 years’

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters and Agence France-Presse

    ... into a permanent settlement. Construction of a major settlement at the location, known as "Gevaot", has been mooted by Israel since 2000. Last year, the government invited bids for the building ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Calls begin for Israel to end its blockade to allow Gaza to rebuild

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... end to the fighting. There also has to be cement, lots of it, and the enclave has a chronic shortage of this crucial construction material. Israel first imposed a blockade on Gaza in summer ... construction projects. "It would take 100 years to rebuild Gaza with the current rate of construction material being allowed in," said Sari Bashi, co-founder of Israeli non-governmental ...

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    Palestinian couple don’t let warget in the way of a wedding

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... and restricts the entry of construction materials- Heba decided to speed things up rather than wait for her home to be rebuilt. "If I don't get married today, and in these conditions, ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Deadly attack on Israeli bus amid lull in Gaza fighting

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:32pm by AP

    ... was broken by the Jerusalem assault, which saw a man ram the front end of a construction vehicle into an Israeli bus. Police described the incident as a "terrorist attack", indicating ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel 'increased settlement work amid peace talks' says Palestinian delegate

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 09:47pm by Reuters

    ... Jerusalem as a main reason for their failure. Peace Now, which monitors and opposes Israeli settlement of land Palestinians seek for a state, said Israel finalised 4,868 home construction tenders ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US presses on with attempts to rescue Middle East talks

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:33am by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... sides and a US envoy held a “serious and constructive” meeting on Sunday night “to discuss ways to overcome the crisis in the talks” and met again on Monday, US State Department spokeswoman Jen ... of Israeli construction projects announced while talks have been under way. A monthly peace index issued by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University, last published in March, found 69 ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama considers sending 'manpad' missiles to Syrian rebels

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:44am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Riyadh Obama considers supplying moderate factions with shoulder-launched anti-aircraft weapons US may send missiles to Syria rebels US President Barack Obama may allow shoulder-launched anti- aircraft missiles to be shipped to moderate factions of the Syrian opposition, possibly with help from the Saudi government, a US official said. Obama ...

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    Israeli PM accuses Iran of 'brazenly lying' about rockets seized at sea

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... found the rockets on a ship in the Red Sea, claiming that the weapons were being sent by Iran to Gaza Strip militants. A statement from the Israeli military said the M-302 rockets,with a range ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas under threat as Gaza economy squeezed by Israel, Egypt blockades

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... months. Bus drivers have staged a strike over soaring fuel prices. Labourers have lost jobs as construction has dried up. Hamas' own surveys show its popularity plummeting. "I never ...




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