Tag Archives: Gaza

6 February 2015

Director UNRWA: ‘international community cannot even provide the bare minimum’ to help people in Gaza

The UN agency tasked with assisting Palestinian refugees across the Middle East announced that a major funding shortfall has forced the suspension of its cash assistance programme that would have helped families in Gaza repair their homes and provide rental subsidies to people left homeless after last year’s conflict.


Source: UN News Centre | Lack of funds forces UN agency to halt Gaza programme for repairs to destroyed homes

28 October 2012

Attack on Sudanese weapons factory linked to weapons flow to Gaza and Lebanon

The New York Times reports that the Sudanese government accused Israel of an attack that destroyed a weapons factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Israel denied nor confirmed the accusations, but senior Israeli officials spoke about Sudan’s role in what they said was a weapons route leading from Iran via the Sinai desert to the Palestinian militant groups in Gaza and Lebanon.

Source: The New York Times | Official Silence in Israel Over Sudan’s Accusations of Air Attack