Why did Egypt block gaza? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tamara
    • 02.11.09 | 21:22 (IST)

    Ciro, you are excusing Israel for blocking Gaza.Was it wrong from Israel to build the wall for the purpose to protect her citizens from constant rocket attacks from Hamas? Before the 6 days war Gaza belonged to Egypt. After the war Israel wanted to give it back but Egypt did not want it. Did you ever wonder why? And why did EGYPT block Gaza? Why did Egypt closed it borders in front of the Palestinian refugees during the Gaza war? I guess, if Egypt, a mostly Islamic country has a reason to be terrified from these terrorists, then Israel certainly has every reason to build the walls and do anything possible to protect her citizens. Don't you think so? I guess, you do not live in that neighborhood. I suggest you to move to Zderot and find out how friendly that neighborhood is there close to Hamas.

    from the article: Richard Goldstone slams UN for failing to censure Hamas
    First published 20:02 16.10.09 | Last updated 20:06 16.10.09
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