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An enclave of Palestine in the south west corner of Israel.

Gaza is an extremely densely populated piece of Palestine in the south west corner of Israel.

Drone testing

Israel used Gaza as a testing ground for development of drones.[1]


Israel has been charged with carrying out a "systemic and willful campaign to deny Palestinians access to clean water" in Gaza. It has been called "a comprehensive violation of one of the most basic human rights. It consists of a two-pronged approach: the visible mass destruction of water and sanitation infrastructure, reinforced by invisible policies of closure and occupation, siege and confiscation that block the repair of infrastructure. Together, these tactics prevent the existence of sustainable Palestinian communities, driving people from their land, their homes, and communities."[2] Project censored wrote in October 2014 that "In Gaza, 1.7 million Palestinians currently live without clean drinking water. With no perennial streams and low rainfall, Gaza relies on a single aquifer for all of its fresh water" and predicted that it could become unusably contaminated by 2016.[3]

Gas reserves

Nafeez Ahmed noted that Gaza has large reserves of natural gas, which no doubt play a part in Arab-Israel matters: "The Israel-Palestine conflict is clearly not all about resources. But in an age of expensive energy, competition to dominate regional fossil fuels are increasingly influencing the critical decisions that can inflame war."[4]



2018 Gaza MassacreA massacre of at least 135 unarmed protestors including many women and children, and the wounding of many thousands more by Israeli IDF sniper teams, during the Palestinian 'Great March of Return' and the weeks following its end on 15 May 2018
Gaza War (2008–09)Three weeks of assault launched against Gaza by Israel, including the use of white phosphorus, leaving over 1000 people dead and over 5000 injured.
Suez Crisis





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