So here are 49 facts about a military regime that has lasted almost half a century. Therefore, the State of Israel has subjected Palestinians citizens and Palestinian non-citizens to military rule for all but six months of its year existence. One of the first acts of Israeli authorities in East Jerusalem was to demolish the Mughrabi Quarter, expelling residents and destroying homes. The first West Bank settlement was established in Septembersupported by the then Labor-led government.
History of Gaza Rule over Gaza, overview Gaza was part of the Ottoman Empirebefore it was occupied by the United Kingdom —Egypt —and then Israel, which in granted the Palestinian Authority in Gaza limited self-governance through the Oslo Accords.
Sincethe Gaza Strip has been de facto governed by Hamaswhich claims to represent the Palestinian National Authority and the Palestinian people. The territory is still considered to be occupied by Israel by the United Nations, International human rights organisations, and the majority of governments and legal commentators, despite the Israeli disengagement from Gaza.
It reserves the right to enter Gaza at will with its military and maintains a no-go buffer zone within the Gaza territory. Gaza is dependent on Israel for its water, electricity, telecommunications, and other utilities.
All-Palestine in the Gaza Strip was managed under the military authority of Egypt, functioning as a puppet stateuntil it officially merged into the United Arab Republic and dissolved in From the time of the dissolution of the All-Palestine Government untilthe Gaza Strip was directly administered by an Egyptian military governor.
Pursuant to the Oslo Accords signed inthe Palestinian Authority became the administrative body that governed Palestinian population centers while Israel maintained control of the airspaceterritorial waters and border crossings with the exception of the land border with Egypt which is controlled by Egypt.
InIsrael withdrew from the Gaza Strip under their unilateral disengagement plan. In Julyafter winning the Palestinian legislative electionHamas became the elected government. Infollowing reconciliation talksHamas and Fatah formed a Palestinian unity government within the West Bank and Gaza.
Following the takeover of Gaza by Hamas, the territory has been subjected to a blockade, maintained by Israel and Egypt,  with Israel arguing that it is necessary to impede Hamas from rearming and to restrict Palestinian rocket attacks and Egypt preventing Gaza residents from entering Egypt.
The blockades by Israel and Egypt extends to drastic reductions in basic construction materials, medical supplies, and food stuffs. The Philistinesmentioned frequently in The Biblewere located in the region, and the city was captured by Alexander the Great in BCE during his Egyptian campaign.
Following the death of Alexander, Gaza, along with Egypt, fell under the administration of the Ptolemaic dynastybefore passing to the Seleucid dynasty after about BCE. During the 7th century the territory was passed back and forth between the Eastern Roman Byzantine Empire and the Persian Sasanian Empires before the Rashidun Caliphate was established during the great Islamic expansions of the 7th century.
In the wake of the Mongols, the Mamluk Sultanate established control over Egypt and the eastern Levant, and would control Gaza until the 16th century, when the Ottoman Empire absorbed the Mamluk territories. It was conceived partly as an Arab League attempt to limit the influence of Transjordan in Palestine.
The All-Palestine Government was quickly recognized by six of the then seven members of the Arab League: After the cessation of hostilities, the Israel—Egypt Armistice Agreement of 24 February established the separation line between Egyptian and Israeli forces, and established what became the present boundary between the Gaza Strip and Israel.
Both sides declared that the boundary was not an international border.
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The southern border with Egypt continued to be the international border which had been drawn in between the Ottoman Empire and the British Empire. Egypt did not offer them citizenship. During the Suez Crisisthe Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula were occupied by Israeli troops, who withdrew under international pressure.
Egypt never annexed the Gaza Strip, but instead treated it as a controlled territory and administered it through a military governor. Because the Egyptian government restricted movement to and from the Gaza Strip, its inhabitants could not look elsewhere for gainful employment.
According to Tom Segevmoving the Palestinians out of the country had been a persistent element of Zionist thinking from early times. The economic growth rate from to averaged roughly 9.
The overall result was that large numbers of farmers were forced out of the agricultural sector. Israel places quotas on all goods exported from Gaza, while abolishing restrictions on the flow of Israeli goods into the Strip. The Egyptians agreed to keep the Sinai Peninsula demilitarized.
The final status of the Gaza Strip, and other relations between Israel and Palestinians, was not dealt with in the treaty. Egypt renounced all territorial claims to territory north of the international border.
The Gaza Strip remained under Israeli military administration until During that time, the military was responsible for the maintenance of civil facilities and services.
Much of the Strip except for the settlement blocs and military areas came under Palestinian control. The Israeli forces left Gaza City and other urban areas, leaving the new Palestinian Authority to administer and police those areas.
The barrier was largely torn down by Palestinians at the beginning of the Al-Aqsa Intifada in September The Second Intifada also marked the beginning of rocket attacks and bombings of Israeli border localities by Palestinian guerrillas from the Gaza Strip, especially by the Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad movements.
Between December and Junethe barrier between Gaza and Israel was reconstructed. A barrier on the Gaza Strip-Egypt border was constructed starting in The eastern Karni Crossing used for cargo, closed down in Israeli disengagement from Gaza In Februarythe Knesset approved a unilateral disengagement plan and began removing Israeli settlers from the Gaza Strip in Barrier fence On 12 Septemberthe Israeli cabinet formally declared an end to Israeli military occupation of the Gaza Strip.“The Israeli armed forces delivered the strongest blow against Hamas since (the Gaza war) and we will increase the intensity of our attacks as necessary.”.
Since the end of the Cold War, America's long series of wars (in the Persian Gulf and its aftermath of policing no-fly zones over Iraq; in the former Yugoslavia; in Afghanistan; in the Iraq invasion and occupation; in Libya; in Barack Obama's multi-nation drone-war campaign) have been governed by just-war criteria.
The Gaza Strip was the site of escalating violence between the competing groups, and a short-lived coalition government was ended in June after Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip and a Fatah-led emergency cabinet took control of the West Bank. PRESS RELEASE Thursday August 9, The Freedom Flotilla Coalition demands the immediate release of the boxes of medical supplies for the health services of Gaza that were carried on the Al Awda and Freedom boats of the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza, recently seized by Israeli forces.
The Israeli offensive on Hamas in the Gaza Strip on 27th December, ended on January 17, when both Hamas and Israel announced separate ceasefires, which have turned out to be quite fragile (attacks started the day after, for example).
We are called to bring my precious Jewish people home in the end times. We know that in the near future the only way that will be possible will be by boats.