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Gazans to get soap starting next week, Israeli crossing officials announce

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 4, 2009

Israeli crossing authorities earlier changed a decision banning dried pasta and dates, after reports surfaced that the basic foodstuffs were regularly refused entry into the coastal area. A top level American delegation to Gaza, including US Senator John Kerry, visiting a month after the reports were released finally pressured Israel into changing the policy.

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