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Palestinian members of the al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stand guard as they wait for the arrival of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip in this December 7, 2012 file photograph.
Israel is extending a lull in its devastating Gaza offensive for another 24 hours, officials said, but Hamas resumed rocket fire and warned no ceasefire was valid without the withdrawal of Israeli tanks.
Two children were killed and three other people wounded when a rocket hit near their homes in Rafah, an Egyptian town near the border with Gaza, Egyptian state news agency MENA reported on Saturday.
Reports have emerged that Israel's security cabinet is unanimously opposed to Secretary of State John Kerry's latest ceasefire proposals .
TEHRAN On the sidelines of Quds day rallies on Friday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is ready to send humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip and it has asked Egypt to grant a flight permit.
Palestinians and rescue officers inspect the rubble of the destroyed house of Islamic Jihad militant spokesman Saleh Abu Hasanin following an Israeli air strike on it, killing him and two of his sons, in Rafah refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 25, 2014.
Israeli forces killed a leader of Islamic Jihad's military wing and two of his sons early Friday with an airstrike on their home in the southern Gaza Strip, as the Palestinian death toll topped 800 in the battle's 18th day.
I am both angry and deeply sad about what is happening in Gaza: infuriated by all the deaths, injuries, human and physical rubble, as well as fear and trauma that have together permeated the psyches of Palestinians and Israelis alike.
Ted Cruz took to Fox News to spread a few lies which we can expect to be the newest GOP talking points tomorrow.
Correspondent Radjaa Abu Dagga for years divided his time between Paris, where his wife and son live, and Gaza, where his parents live and where he works.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 02:04 am
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