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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Gaza exports vegetables to Saudi Arabia through Israel

Today, the Kerem Shalom crossing is open and some 270 trucks of goods are entering Gaza.

More interesting, perhaps, is the truck leaving Gaza.

That truck is filled with vegetables that are meant to be sent to Saudi Arabia, according to Arabic media.

We have seen produce from Gaza sent to the West Bank and Jordan, but this is the first time I have seen goods going to the Gulf.

Meanwhile, Israel is working with the Dutch government and Gaza farmers to increase Gaza exports to Europe in the coming years.

It doesn't fit the narrative of Israel trying to destroy Gaza and starve its citizens, does it?