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20 September 2017 02:19 (South Africa)

Israel to ease the four-year Gaza blockade

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Following a two-day cabinet meeting, the Israeli government has reportedly decided to ease its blockade of Hamas-run Gaza streep. "It was agreed to liberalize the system by which civilian goods enter Gaza (and) expand the inflow of materials for civilian projects that are under international supervision," an official statement said. The specific list of products is yet to be released, though. The decision follows the earlier Israeli Government decision to establish a commission of inquiry into the killing nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists during the interception at sea of an aid convoy on May 31.

Read more: Reuters

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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