2007-Present Blockade of the Gaza Strip

2007-Present Blockade of the Gaza Strip

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 2007-present blockade of the Gaza Strip refers to the blockade on the Gaza Strip by Israel and Egypt since June 2007, a more severe version of restrictions which began in 2001. In 2006 Hamas won the Palestinian legislative election, triggering the 2006-2007 economic sanctions against the Palestinian National Authority by Israel and the Quartet countries. In 2007, Hamas and Fatah formed a Palestinan authority national unity government headed by Ismail Haniya. Shortly after, Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip in the course of the Battle of Gaza, seizing government institutions and replacing Fatah and other government officials with its own. Following the takeover, Egypt and Israel largely sealed their border crossings with Gaza, on the grounds that Fatah had fled and was no longer providing security on the Palestinian sideshow more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133994169
  • 9786133994164