Posts Tagged ‘Gaza Strip’

Blame game defers solution to Gaza strip energy crisis

From factories to the fishing industry, the Gaza Strip economy is being affected by more than two months of fuel shortages and power outages, taking a toll on the livelihoods of its 1.6 million inhabitants. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Power to the people: Gaza and its generators

With perpetual power outages, a private electricity supply in the Gaza Strip is de rigueur even for the poor. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Israeli, Palestinian Ministers Trade Blame For Stalled Peace Process

The Media Line Staff Jerusalem, Israel David Rosenberg – Israel Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer and his Palestinian counterpart, Economic Minister Dr. Hassan Abu-Libdeh, sought to tackle a host of economic issues in a private meeting in Jerusalem on Wednesday, but the two agreed that economic cooperation couldn’t substitute for a peace agreement. […]

Red-Berry Day in Gaza, as Farm Products Leave for Europe

The Media Line Staff Gaza, Palestinian Territory (TML) – Um Hajjar Al-Ghalayini, 46 years old, owns half an acre of sandy Gaza land that produces two tons of strawberries every season. Since her husband died two years ago, the crop is the sole means of support for her nine children, mother-in-law and widowed sister, so […]

Hamas Warns Against Buying Cars Imported From Israel

The Media Line Staff Gaza, Palestinian Territory (TML) – The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip is warning local politicians, government officials and faction leaders against buying cars imported from Israel for fear they may contain eavesdropping equipment or even remote-activated bombs planted by Israeli security agencies. Ihab Ghossein, a spokesman for Hamas’ Ministry of […]

Campbell’s Targeted For Boycott By Bloggers

The Media Line Staff Canada Kalindi O’Brien – Months after it began selling minestrone and cream of mushroom soup that meet the dietary requirements of observant Muslims, Campbell’s Soup of Canada finds itself ensnared in the controversy over Islam and Middle East terrorism. A host of bloggers, led by Pamela Geller, who posts on the […]