Haaretz, Aug 7, 2017


A cohort of people, control addicts enamored of their power, are sitting in the offices in the Kirya Defense Ministry compound in Tel Aviv (the office of the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, COGAT), and at the Erez checkpoint (the Coordination and Liaison Administration, CLA).

Ma'an News Agency, July 12, 2017


And when you meet a subgroup of extraordinarily vulnerable people -- women with breast cancer, children who need dialysis machines -- you realize that while there might be a layer of people who somehow can cope, very soon you hit another layer of incredibly vulnerable people who are trapped in Gaza, are incredibly dependent on electricity, health care, (Israeli) permits to get to a hospital, and they are increasingly desperate.

Haaretz, Jul 11, 2017

The Palestinian telecom firm Paltel announced Tuesday that it has cut phone and internet services to Gaza City after one of its generators broke down as a result of the electric power crisis plaguing the Gaza Strip. Tens of thousands of land-line customers and some 8,000 internet users have been cut off, and those numbers could rise.


La vita nella Striscia a dieci anni dalla presa del potere del movimento islamista: tre operazioni militari, assedio esterno, calo del consenso verso Hamas ma rabbia anche verso Ramallah

Poliziotti di Hamas a Gaza (Foto:REUTERS/Mohammed Salem. Source: al-Monitor)

Poliziotti di Hamas a Gaza (Foto: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem. Source: al-Monitor)

Il Manifesto

Gaza, 15 giugno 2017, Nena News – «La sicurezza delle frontiere meridionali con l’Egitto è una priorità e il nostro governo farà la sua parte per garantirla», ripeteva due giorni fa ai giornalisti il vice ministro dell’interno di Hamas, Tawfiq Abu Naim, durante un sopralluogo al terminal di Rafah, sul confine tra la Striscia di Gaza e il Sinai.

Ma'an News Agency, 8 July 2017


GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The ongoing electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip deepened on Saturday after fuel purchased from Egypt was reduced by between 33 and 50 percent, with Gaza’s power authority claiming the Palestinian Authority (PA) froze all bank transfers to Egypt that were paying for fuel used to operate the besieged coastal enclave's sole power plant.