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UN Gaza inquiry head resigns after Israeli objections

UN Gaza inquiry head resigns after Israeli objections

The Permanent Mission of Israel to UN asked for Professor Schabas’ dismissal from the Commission of Inquiry due to alleged 'conflict of interest,' UN says.

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Egypt doubles buffer zone with Gaza
17.11.2014

Egypt doubles buffer zone with Gaza

The agency said the size of the buffer zone will be increased from 500 to 1,000 meters

Hamas calls for holding polls in W. Bank, Gaza
15.11.2014

Hamas calls for holding polls in W. Bank, Gaza

Al-Zahar called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah movement to hold the elections with the aim of resolving the "current political crisis"

UN plan hindering Gaza reconstruction: Trade chamber
05.11.2014

UN plan hindering Gaza reconstruction: Trade chamber

"If the UN's monitoring plan is implemented, it would take 20 years for the Gaza Strip to be rebuilt," Maher al-Tabba', a spokesman for the commercial chamber, said in a statement.

Gaza reconstruction could take 3 years: UNRWA
04.11.2014

Gaza reconstruction could take 3 years: UNRWA

During Israel's recent 51-day onslaught, 15,671 housing units across the coastal enclave were damaged, including 2,276 that were totally destroyed, according to official Palestinian figures.