Hamas Blocks Newspapers From Outside Gaza

July 7, 2010 16:17 by

Newspaper Hamas blocked the the first delivery in three years of newspapers from outside Gaza. AP writes:

The Israeli military says that it was set to begin allowing 10,000 copies of three Palestinian dailies from the West Bank and Jerusalem into Gaza on Wednesday.

Hamas said on its website Wednesday it had blocked the shipment because it wasn't properly coordinated.

But an official familiar with Hamas' thinking says the group will not allow the newspapers in until the rival President Mahmoud Abbas lets Hamas-linked newspapers into his West Bank stronghold.

It's time to organize a humanitarian flotilla to deliver newspapers limp iPads for Gaza.

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