Israel Allows Gaza Fish Exports to Resume

November 10, 2014 4:42 PM

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Israel has allowed Gaza fishermen to export their catch to the West Bank for the first time since 2007.

Monday's shipment of more than 700 kilograms of fish marked a symbolic easing of a longstanding Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip. Israel, which imposed the blockade after Hamas seized power in Gaza, agreed to loosen the restrictions after a 50-day war against the Islamic militant group over the su...

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