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3 hrs ago | United Nations

Security Council, in emergency session, calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Palestinian children weep at the funeral for their loved ones in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rediff.com

REWIND: 12 amazing photos of the week that was

Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top US and UN diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives.

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Kiwiblog

General Debate 28 July 2014

In April, 1956, a 21 year old security officer called Roi Rotberg of Kibbutz Nahal Oz was killed by Palestinian shepherds near the border with Gaza.

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The Times of Israel

IDF: Mortar round landed in empty UNRWA yard, did not kill Gazans

Palestinians at an UNRWA school after fleeing their homes following an Israeli ground offensive in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 18, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Hamas, NKorea in secret arms deal

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.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Rocket kills children in Egypt

Four children were killed and five other people were injured when a rocket landed near their homes in Rafah, an Egyptian town in Sinai near the border with Gaza, security officials said Saturday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Korea Herald

Israel extends Gaza ceasefire, but Hamas resumes rocket fire

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.

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Ynetnews

Report: Rocket kills two children in Egypt near Gaza border

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.

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AlertNet

Rocket kills two children in Egypt near Gaza border -MENA

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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Commentary Magazine

Kerry's Unacceptable Ceasefire Seeks to Appease Hamas

Reports have emerged that Israel's security cabinet is unanimously opposed to Secretary of State John Kerry's latest ceasefire proposals .

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Tehran Times

Iran says waiting Egypt's response to send aid to Gaza

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.

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The Globe and Mail

How to turn a scorched-earth Gaza into a path to peace

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.

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Boston.com

Israeli Strike Kills Islamic Jihad Leader

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.

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Jerusalem Post

IDF strike kills senior Islamic Jihad member

Forces kill 40 terrorists in the past 24 hours including senior Islamic Jihad military commander and spokesman Salah Abu Hasnin; hit Hamas domestic security ministry.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

Anger, sadness and stupidity: the Gaza tragedy

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.

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Crooks and Liars

Ted Cruz, You Are Nixon In Cowboy Boots

Ted Cruz took to Fox News to spread a few lies which we can expect to be the newest GOP talking points tomorrow.

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In-depth Africa

Gaza toll hits 798 as 15 killed at UN shelter

Fifteen people were killed Thursday when Israeli fire hit a UN shelter in Gaza, as the Palestinian toll in the 17-day conflict rose to 798, medics said.

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Israellycool

Hamasholes Operating Near Emergency Room of Al-Shifa Hospital

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.

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The Raw Story

Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade lifted

Hamas Wednesday rejected a ceasefire to end 16 days of deadly fighting with Israel unless the blockade on the Gaza Strip is lifted, its chief Khaled Meshaal said in Doha.

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WorthyNews

Operation Protective Edge Enters 17th Day; Three IDF soldiers killed, 35 Terror Targets Hit

Israel Defense Forces killed 15 terrorists and took at least 150 terror suspects as prisoner in the Gaza Strip last night.

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