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Gazans caught between hope and mistrust as Israel offers work

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Gazan workers are returning to work across the border under a permit scheme. The scheme is part of Israel's strategy of using economic inducements to help stabilise the volatile enclave. For those lucky enough to obtain a permit, a job in Israel can bring in 10 times what they could earn at home.
Published 5 months ago · Jerusalem, Israel

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Gazans caught between hope and mistrust as Israel offers work

Days after the end of a brief bout of fighting last month, Gazan workers were already returning to work across the border under a permit scheme launched as part of Israel's strategy of using economic inducements to help stabilise the volatile enclave.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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Gaza caught between hope and mistrust as Israel offers work

As Israel promises to continue loosening restrictions on Gaza in an effort to maintain calm, its population remains wary of making concessions to what they see as an occupying power

5 months ago·Tel Aviv- Yafo, Israel
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Gazans caught between hope and mistrust as Israel offers work

GAZA: Days after the end of a brief bout of fighting last month, Gazan workers were already returning to work across the border under a permit scheme launched as part of Israel’s strategy of using economic inducements to help stabilize the volatile enclave. For those lucky enough to obtain a permit, a job in Israel can bring in 10 times what they could earn at home, a powerful incentive in an impoverished area where 2.3 million people live squee…

5 months ago·Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Hope and fear for Gazans as Israel offers work

For Gazans, permits to work in Israel are the opportunity to earn ten times as much and bring much needed cash into the impoverished coastal strip. But they're aware that Israel can take them away at any time. Lucy Fielder has more.

5 months ago·Southport, Australia
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Hope and fear for Gazans as Israel offers work

For Gazans, permits to work in Israel are the opportunity to earn ten times as much and bring much needed cash into the impoverished coastal strip. But they're aware that Israel can take them away at any time. Lucy Fielder has more.

5 months ago·Hobart, Australia
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Gazans caught between hope and mistrust as Israel offers work

Work permits were introduced as part of Israel's twin strategy of enforcing military control while offering some economic benefits to reduce tensions following an 11-day war last year with Hamas, which controls Gaza

5 months ago·Philippines
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