Israel recently announced it would allow sale of Gaza-made furniture in its territory. Why weren’t Gaza’s furniture manufacturers pleased? Israel all but bans wood from entering the Strip. The latest farce, brought to you by the Gaza closure.
COGAT’s list of exceptions to the ban on travel from Gaza no longer includes a quota that allowed access to medical treatment for thousands of people in need of “non-urgent” care
A decade ago, Israel removed its settlements and dismantled its last remaining military base inside the Gaza Strip. Since then, the myth-making about Israel’s policy in Gaza has thrived. How close are the myths to reality?
A lot has changed since the Israeli navy intercepted the Mavi Marmara in 2010, but one basic tenet has remained in the policy on Gaza – separation between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. A new position paper analyzes the policy, the damage it has done, and its legality.
We asked the security establishment for information about the procedures for transit of goods from Gaza in the West Bank. Instead of procedures, we received a complex list of considerations. Surprisingly, none of them are related to security