Posts Tagged ‘Mediterranean’

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 […]

Group Bans Catches Of Some Sharks, Leaves Tuna Limits Little Changed

Paris, France (NewsBahn) – Delegates from 48 countries ended a week-long conservation conference here Saturday with an agreement on new protections for several species of endangered sharks, but failed to tighten limits on harvesting bluefin tuna. Members of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas voted to ban the fishing and sale of […]

Israelis Ready To Do Battle Over Their Natural Gas Bounty

The Media Line Staff Jerusalem, Israel David Rosenberg – Israel’s social activists and its energy barons drew their swords Thursday as the fight over who will get what share of Israel’s natural gas windfall got underway. The lines of battle were laid out by a government commission, chaired by Hebrew University Professor Eytan Sheshinski, which […]

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 […]