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This report sheds light on the various Israeli procedures and restrictions concerning the aerial, maritime and land siege of the Gaza Strip.  It explains the Egyptian restrictions on the Rafah border crossing. Various stances concerning this siege are explored including the stances of the Palestinian National Authority, the Palestinian factions in addition to the positions of the international community, and the Arab and Muslim worlds.


Then, the report discusses the most prominent sea and land flotillas and convoys, while explaining details concerning organizers, cargos, objectives, destinies and various reactions.

This report is available fully for free download on al-Zaytouna Centre’s Arabic Website. ( Download)

The Information Report series was launched by the Information Department of al-Zaytouna Centre in early 2008. It aims at providing periodical, informative, concise and well-documented information set on selected issues of concern on the Arab and Muslim World, specifically the Palestinian issue.



Title: Qawafil Kasr al-Hisar ‘An Qita‘ Ghazzah (The Convoys of Breaking the Siege of Gaza Strip)

Editor: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh

Managing Editor: Rabi‘ al-Dannan

Published in: 2011 (1st edition)

Physical details: 72 pages, 14*21 cm, paperback

Price : 2 $

Source: Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, Beirut 14/9/2011