Gaza Strip

Gaza StripThe Gaza <<GAH zuh>> Strip is a bit of land on the Mediterranean Sea. It lies between Egypt and Israel. Most of its land is sandy and flat.

Most individuals within the Gaza Strip are Palestinians. They’re Arabs, individuals who converse the Arabic language. Their households moved to the Gaza Strip when their land, referred to as Palestine, turned the state of Israel in 1948. Some Palestinians farm for a dwelling, and many individuals journey to jobs in Israel.

Since historic occasions, the Gaza Strip has been dominated by a number of nations. Israel had troops there from 1967 to 1994, and a few Jewish individuals settled there. Since then, Palestinians have managed the Gaza Strip. In 1996, they elected their very own authorities. However violence typically broke out between Israelis and Palestinians. In 2005, all Israeli troops and settlers left the Gaza Strip.

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