Gaza faces economic disaster - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Hannah the star
    • 09.08.07 | 14:17 (IDT)

    It's about time we had that one: we haven't read it for about, oh, three days. These people never tell you when Gaza had a decent economic climate because that only happened when Israelis were there. It was Israel pulling out that took all the money from the area. It was Israel that had the industry and paid salaries. It was the Israeli farmers who exported fruit and flowers and vegetables from the hothouses that were trashed and bashed because the superstitious arabs thought that they must be poisoned if the Jews left them. Now the only industry is qassams and nobody pays.

    from the article: Israel sends conciliatory messages to Damascus
    First published 00:00 09.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.08.07
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