With Obama Meeting Tuesday, Israel Eases Gaza Blockade

Among the prohibited items announced Monday were insulation, many types of cement, steel cables of any thickness and construction forms. Also prohibited were fertilizers and all manner of seacraft, from boats to JetSkis.

Humanitarian organizations serving Gaza said that even with increased truck traffic and the new entry regime, the blockade would remain crippling. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Patricia Blochowiak - Jul 6, 2010 - 4:14 AM PDT
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Edited by: Patricia Blochowiak - Jul 6, 2010 - 4:20 AM PDT

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