Israel approves plan to ease Gaza blockade

Published on 17 June 2010

Israel on Thursday approved a plan to ease its blockade of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip following weeks of international pressure, but provided few details on what new goods would be allowed in. (..) A Palestinian boy lies on sacks of flour donated by the European Union and the World Food Programme (WFP) and distributed by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in the village of Sanur, near the West Bank town of Jenin [photo caption].

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