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3 hrs ago | Scoop

Egyptian Crossing Used to Bring Food Aid to Gaza

For the first time in seven years, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip today, carrying enough food to feed around 150,000 people for five days.

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6 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

The Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza is now open under the cease-fire agreement.

For the first time since the Gaza blockade began in 2007, a United Nation's World Food Program convoy successfully delivered humanitarian food aid to Gaza via Egypt's Rafah crossing.

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7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Uneasy Calm Settles Over Israel, Gaza Strip

As an open-ended cease-fire took effect beginning Tuesday night, ending seven weeks of hostilities, Palestinians celebrated in the streets of Gaza while Israelis showed more reserve.

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11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Rivlin urges support for Gaza Strip communities and their surrounds

President says differences over commencement of new school year should be settled as quickly as possible to ensure children get back to school on time.

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15 hrs ago | Trend

UN chief welcomes Gaza truce deal

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Tuesday welcomed a ceasefire deal reached between Israel and the Palestinians, hoping it will act as a "prelude" to achieve durable peace in the Gaza Strip, Xinhua reported.

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19 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

'Sons of Guns' actor arrested for aggravated rape of 12-year-old

An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is holding, as many wonder what was gained during 50 days of fighting.

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19 hrs ago | The Detroit News

ISIS calls for a global solution

Sometimes, amid the heated political debate about what should done by the U.S. government in world affairs, a proposal cuts through the TV babble of the supposed experts with a clear, useful suggestion.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is holding, as many wonder what was gained during 50 days of fighting.

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The Times of Israel

1 killed, 5 hurt in mortar strike on southern kibbutz

Tel Aviv University and an Honors Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Jewish Studies, and English.

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Debka

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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi were able to bring Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip to accept an unlimited ceasefire in hostilities in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, based on the 2012 deal.

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Jerusalem Post

Second Israeli fatality declared after earlier mortar attack

Israeli evacuated in critical condition after barrage of mortar fire from Gaza targeted Eshkol region just before cease-fire, succumbs to his wounds.

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Newsday

Gaza war cease-fire announced by Egyptian state media

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Jerusalem Post

Security officials paint picture of Gaza street seething and Hamas in disarray

After weeks of IDF attacks, which have led in many cases to a breakdown in Hamas's chain of command, there is growing skepticism in Hamas about whether the fighting continues to be worthwhile.

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AlertNet

Israeli air strikes kill two Palestinians, 20 wounded

A Palestinian man holding his child walks near the remains of one of Gaza's tallest apartment towers, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike that destroyed much of it, in Gaza City August 26, 2014.

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Townhall

The Anatomy of Terror

The on-again, off-again war in Gaza and Israel is on again, with a massive barrage of rockets fired at whatever targets Hamas can hope to reach in the Jewish state -- Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, anything and everything in between.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WSOCTV

Why are Palestinians pouring rubble on their heads?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge hit its high water mark this summer, dousing millions of Americans and raising millions of dollars for medical research.

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Jerusalem Post

US says is working on Gaza cease-fire draft in UN

After Britain, France, Germany propose draft to halt Gaza fighting, Washington presents its own resolution to combine into single draft; Israel weighing option, UN says.

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Jerusalem Post

No Holds Barred: Rwandan troops are the solution for Gaza

What to do about Gaza and Hamas? How can Israel avoid a war of attrition with Hamas endlessly firing rockets and Israel being forced to respond? Many Israelis want the Jewish state to reoccupy Gaza.

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Ma'an News Agency

12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues Gaza assault

Twelve Palestinians were killed on Monday as Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, medics said.

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Jerusalem Post

Erdogan visits wounded Palestinians in Turkish hospital

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits 15 Palestinians injured in Gaza who were flown into Ankara for medical treatment as Turkey seeks to expand regional role.

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