Gaza Strip

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Synonyms for Gaza Strip

a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt

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Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched thousands of rockets and mortar shells during a war with Israel last July and August.
PCBS stressed the llow average of real wages in the private sector; the average daily real wage (base year= 2010) in the private sector in Palestine was 70 NIS; 75 NIS in the West Bank (workers in Israel and Settlements are excluded) and 51 NIS in Gaza Strip.
Krahenbuhl said the Israeli blockade and delaying the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip following the Israeli offensive were causes for concern.
The Italian Premier went on to call for the immediate release of an "abducted" Israeli soldier in the Gaza Strip.
Earlier on the day, more than 30 Palestinians, most of them children, were injured as an Israeli F16 warplane shelled a house belonging to Suleiman Abu Hassan Salah in Jabalia, northern Gaza Strip.
More than six rockets were also fired from the Gaza Strip in three hours," added the spokesman.
Fishing in the Gaza Strip feeds 40,000 people, including fishermen and fish vendors.
Hamas officials accused Egypt of "political extortion" due to the latter's insistence on supplying fuel to the Gaza Strip through Israel.
If it wasn't for this project I don't know where we would have ended up due to the lack of apartments in Gaza Strip.
Unnamed Israeli political and media sources have said that the escalation of attacks between Israel and Hamas in addition to other militant Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip since last Wednesday, are the result of a common interest between the two sides to sabotage the initiative to end the Palestinian schism, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported on Monday.
Summary: Rabi Al-Awwal 17, 1432, Feb 20, 2011, SPA -- Israeli Occupation Authorities decided on Sunday to open partially Karam Abu Salem Crossing in the southern Gaza Strip to facilitate some requirements and needs of the residents of the strip.
The Israel Air Force struck a weapons manufacturing site in the northern Gaza Strip and two weapons-smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip overnight.
NIRIM: Israeli troops killed two armed Palestinians who crossed into Israel on Friday from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, a military spokeswoman said.
Summary: A team of French doctors have performed medical check-ups on captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in the Gaza Strip, the pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat reported on Sunday.