Experiencing the power of a financial crisis is difficult because of reservations. Israeli occupation tax it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority as punishment for obtaining recent UN membership status are a financial burden.
In different scenes pictures of Palestinian martyrs and the remains of shells and rockets fired during the Six-Day War in 1967. The war was an Israeli act of aggression that greatly expanded the country's land mass.
Palestinians they protest against the Israeli blockade in East of the town the Khan Yunis near the border with Israel in southern Gaza Strip.PHOTO/ABED RAHIM KHATIB,Khan Yunis,Palestinian Territory, 26/09/2010.
Israeli warplanes fired missiles at several targets in the Gaza Strip wounding eight people, in response to witness and medics claims that a rocket was fired from the strip exploding in southern Israel. Gaza, Palestinian Territory, 31/07/2010.
Five Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in Gaza as militants launched rockets and a rare cross-border raid after a deadly Israeli assault on an aid convoy. Rafah, Palestinian Territory. 01/06/2010.
Hamas briefly shut down smuggling tunnels on the Egyptian border that are the lifeline of the besieged enclave following an Israeli alert over security in the Sinai. Rafah, Palestinian Territory. 04/14/2010.
Israel says it is allowing the largest shipment of construction materials into Gaza since its deadly raid on an international flotilla in May. PHOTO/ABED RAHIM KHATIB, Rafah, Palestinian Territory, 22/09/2010.
Farmers gather flowers for export in a field in Rafah after Israel granted special approval for the export of a small amount of Palestinian Strawberries and flowers from the Gaza Strip to the European market. Rafah, Palestinian Territory. 28/11/2010
Following the Israeli authorities' decision to allow some 20 passenger vehicles to be transported into the impoverished Palestinian territory, the first such shipment in more than three years, the military said.PHOTO/ ABED RAHIM KHATIB
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, a month of fasting, in which participating Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and sexual activities from dawn until sunset. Khan Younis, Palestinian Territory.12/08/2010.
Israel on Monday gave the go-ahead for the international community to import construction materials into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in an easing of its blockade that won cautious praise. Rafah, Palestinian Territory, 06/07/2010.
Called for reopening the border crossings of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, while she rebuffed the plan of Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman to pass on Gaza responsibility. Gaza,Palestinian Territory,18/07/2010.
Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniya in his office during an urgent meeting, with his ministers to discuss the storming of a Turkish aid ship bound for Gaza by Israeli marines on Monday. Gaza City, Palestinian Territory. 01/06/2010
Israel killed five Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, three in an air strike after a rocket attack on Israel and two in a separate ground confrontation, Palestinian rescue workers said. Khan Younis, Palestinian Territory. 02/06/2010.
The first time conjoined twins are born in this area of the Palestinian Territory. The conjoined twins, weighing about 5kg were born on Saturday night and doctors have said they are in stable condition. Gaza, Palestinian Territory. 30/03/2010.
Palestinian trucks loaded with flowers and strawberries at the Rafah border crossing in southern Gaza Strip after Israel granted special approval for the export Rafah,cPalestinian Territory. 28/11/2010.
Gaza's ubiquitous donkey carts are facing stiff competition after an influx of South Asia's iconic tuk-tuks, powered by ultra-cheap smuggled fuel, have hit the roads of the besieged coastal Gaza Strip, Rafah, Palestinian Territory, 18/09/2010
Gaza's ubiquitous donkey carts are facing stiff competition after an influx of South Asia's iconic tuk-tuks, powered by ultra-cheap smuggled fuel, have hit the roads of the besieged coastal Gaza Strip. Rafah,Palestinian Territory,18/09/2010.
Israel targeted two buildings in Gaza used by Hamas militants as a training facility, Palestinian security officials said. Gaza militants had fired a rocket into the Israeli city of Ashkelon earlier in the day. Gaza, Palestinian Territory. 30/07/2010
A recent easing of the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is welcome but not enough to meet the huge needs of the Palestinian enclave's 1.5 million people, a top UN official said. Rafah, Palestinian Territory. 03/07/2010.
A recent easing of the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is welcome but not enough to meet the huge needs of the Palestinian enclave's 1.5 million people, a top UN official said. Rafah, Palestinian Territory. 24/04/2010
The United Nations announced it has no plans to break the Israeli sea blockade of the Gaza Strip but would weigh all legal options to deliver badly needed supplies to the besieged Palestinian population. Rafah,Palestinian Territory. 05/05/2010.
Local newspapers have reported that Saudi King Abdullah has facilitated the transfer of the twins from the Gaza Strip to a Riyadh hospital, where surgeons will attempt to separate them. Rafah, Palestinian Territory.04/06/2010.