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Palestinian from Gaza Develops Flour under Israeli Fire

posted on: Aug 29, 2015

During the 2008/2009 Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, when the Israeli occupation and Egypt completely restricted the movement of people and goods in and out of the coastal enclave, Chemist Mohamed al-Asqalani planted the seed of a pioneering project that is able to solve fatigue nutrition problem for thousands of patients in Gaza, who faced definite death.

“At night, while the Israeli drones were roaring overhead and the fighter jets were striking homes, schools and universities, I received an unexpected urgent rescue call from one of my colleagues,” Al-Asqalani said. “My colleague told me that the special flour needed for his wife, who was suffer from celiac had run out and asked me to help him finding a solution.”