Hamas has announced that a new mall will be built in the Gaza Strip. Yusuf Mansi, Minister of Housing and Public Works of the Hamas government in the Gaza Strip, told Gaza-based news agency Safa on Thursday that his office is currently on a plan to build a new mall. The 44-acre mall will be located in Gaza City and will be the largest shopping center in the Strip, said Mansi. New Mall Planned for Gaza - Defense/Middle East - Israel News - Israel National News But we're being told here those palestinian® schmucks are living in cardboard shacks. How so?