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Author: Carol Migdalovitz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: marmara, incident, mavi, gaza, blockade, israel
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935214
ISBN-13: 9781437935219

Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip in 2005, but retained control of its borders. Hamas won the 2006 Palestinian elections and later seized control of the territory in 2007. Israel imposed a tighter blockade on the flow of goods and materials into Gaza in 2009 after an offensive that destroyed much of Gazażs infrastructure. Israel has obstructed the delivery of rebuilding materials that it said could also be used to manufacture weapons. The territoryżs economy and people are suffering. In May 2010, a six-ship flotilla was organized to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza and to break Israelżs b
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Author: Jim Zanotti
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gaza, conflict, hamas, israel
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437919804
ISBN-13: 9781437919806

Contents: (1) Gaza Conflict: Post-Conflict Developments; Origins; Did Israel Achieve Its Goals?; (2) Palestinian Rocket Attacks from Gaza: Threat Assessment and Israeli Responses; (3) Impact on Palestinian Civilians, and Israeli Civilians; (4) Addressing the Needs of the Gazan Population; Preventing Arms Smuggling into Gaza; Intra-Palestinian Politics ż- Fatah (PA/PLO) and Hamas; Regional and International Implications; Impact on Israeli Elections; Effect on the Arab-Israeli Peace Process; (5) Defense Approp. for U.S.-Israeli Missile Defense Programs; Oversight of U.S. Arms Sales to Israel; U
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Author: Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: phosphorus, gaza, unlawful, israel, fire, rain
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1564324583
ISBN-13: 9781564324580

This report provides witness accounts of the devastating effects that white phosphorus munitions had on civilians and civilian property in Gaza. Human Rights Watch researchers in Gaza immediately after hostilities ended found spent shells, canister liners, and dozens of burnt felt wedges containing white phosphorus on city streets, apartment roofs, residential courtyards, and at a United Nations school. The report also presents ballistics evidence, photographs, and satellite imagery, as well as documents from the Israeli military and government.
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Author: Carol Migdalovitz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: conflicts, policy, background, negotiations, arab, israeli
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437930239
ISBN-13: 9781437930238

Contents (I = Israel, P = Palestinians)): (1) Recent Develop.: I-P; I-Syria; I-Lebanon; (2) U.S. Role: 1991-2008; Obama Admin.; Madrid Conf.; Bilateral Talks and Develop.: I-P; 2009; I-Syria; I-Lebanon; I-Jordan; (3) Agree./Doc.: I-PLO Mutual Recog.; Decl. of Principles; Agree. on the Gaza Strip and the Jericho Area; I-Jordan Peace Treaty; I-P Interim Agree., West Bank-Gaza Strip; Protocol re: Redeploy. in Hebron; Wye River Memo.; Sharm al Shaykh Memo.; Performance-Based Road Map to a Permanent Two-State Solution to the I-P Conflict; Agree. on Movement and Access; Joint Understand.; (4) Role o
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Author: Bill Van Esveld
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: groups, rocket, attacks, armed, palestinian, gaza, harm, civilians, rockets
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1564325210
ISBN-13: 9781564325211

Rockets from Gaza documents rocket attacks by Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups in Gaza against Israeli population centers before, during and after Israel's three-week military offensive in Gaza in December 2008 and January 2009. This report describes the rockets fired, the number of attacks, and the cases of individual civilians harmed by the attacks. In addition to documenting property damage and the displacement of civilians within rocket range, the report provides accounts of the three Israeli civilians killed by rockets on December 27 and 29, and of a seven year-old boy who was sev
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: strategy, health, sector, development, term, bank, gaza, medium, west
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0821342304
ISBN-13: 9780821342305

Women's health status in the West Bank and Gaza has been relatively good in comparison with other economies in the Middle East and North Africa. This report, a joint effort of the Ministry of Health (MOH), World Bank, and the World Health Organization, provides the MOH with short- to medium-term policy recommendations designed to ensure the financial sustainability of the health sector while improving access to health care as well as its efficiency and quality.
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Author: Fred Abrahams
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: west, bank, gaza, abuses, fight, palestinian, internal
Number of Pages: 115
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1564323609
ISBN-13: 9781564323606

"This report documents serious human rights abuses over the past year by the competing Palestinian authorities in Gaza and the West Bank, run by Hamas and Fatah, respectively. Over the past 12 months, Palestinians in both places have suffered serious abuses at the hands of their own security forces, in addition to persistent abuses by the occupying power, Israel. The specifics differ, but the Hamas-run authority in Gaza and the Fatah-dominated authority in the West Bank have both tightened their grips on power over the past year. As a result, Palestinians in both Gaza and the West Bank have ex
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