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Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Aug 30, – Most of the new building would be to make up for the current housing deficit, rather than to address damage from fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip’s battered […]

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Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Israel hopes US aid cut to Egypt won’t harm peace

Oct 10, – Gilad Erdan, the minister responsible for civil defense, said Israel and Egypt are continuing to cooperate in military and political spheres and that there is “constant contact” between the two countries. Israel hopes the U.S. decision to cut aid to Egypt will not affect the two countries’ historic peace deal, a Cabinet […]

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Kerry meets with Palestinian president for second time in 2 days

Kerry meets with Palestinian president for second time in 2 days

June 29, JERUSALEM (AP) — Kerry is shuttling between meetings in Jerusalem and Amman, Jordan, to find a way to coax both sides back into negotiations to craft a two-state solution to their long-running conflict. U.S., Israeli and Palestinian officials have all declined to disclose details of the talks. “Working hard,” is all Kerry would […]

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