Gaza blockade

Gaza: Unbearable situation

Sep 09,2017 -JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL According to recent UN reports, Gaza has become a sinking boat, with poverty, unemployment and environmental concerns reaching unprecedented dangerous levels. Reports now say overall unemployment in the coastal Palestinian enclave has topped 41 per cent; more alarmingly, unemployment among the youth, a huge, restive, portion […]

Victims of Israeli raid on Gaza flotilla fear legal case will be dropped over new political deal

There is concern from plaintiffs that ‘politics is trampling on justice’ following an agreement to restore diplomatic relations between Israel and Turkey, writes Robert Fisk  Robert Fisk @indyvoices Tuesday 18 October 2016 66 comments Turkish cruise ship Mavi Marmara, carrying pro-Palestinian activists and humanitarian aid to Gaza, leaves from Sarayburnu port in […]

Another Israeli transgression

Oct 08,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL The recent interception of Zaytouna-Oliva boat by Israeli naval units in international waters off the coast of Gaza is another demonstration of Israel’s blatant disregard for peaceful gestures from Palestinians and their supporters to end the decades-long suffering of the people under occupation […]