Gaza: Poverty Rate Exceeds 80%

The General Federation of Palestinian Trade Unions (PGFTU) warned yesterday that the poverty rate in the Gaza Strip has exceeded 80 percent.The federation warned that both poverty and unemployment rates have reached unprecedented levels in the Gaza Str…

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Israel to Export Gas to Egypt

Israel will begin exporting natural gas to Egypt in a few months’ time, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Monday, a key step in the country’s plans to sell its expanding gas production abroad and bolster diplomatic ties, says Reuters.Steinitz did …

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