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3 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey 'fighting' to end Gaza siege: Haniyeh

Turkey is "fighting " to break Israel's years-long siege of the Gaza Strip, the enclave's Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said Wednesday Anadolu Agency reported "I haven't forgotten about Turkey, which keeps fighting diplomatically and politically to help lift the siege on the Gaza Strip," Haniyeh told a press conference.

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17 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

"Miles of Smiles" is headed to the Gaza Strip in an effort to make Palestinians smile.

According to a government committee in charge of breaking the siege in Gaza, the human rights solidarity convoy is scheduled to reach the coastal strip on Sunday, April 20, through the Rafah crossing.

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Yesterday | Ma'an News Agency

Rafah man found dead on his chicken farm

A Palestinian man was found dead Wednesday on his chicken farm east of Rafah in the southern West Bank, Gaza police told Ma'an.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nerve News

Red Cross warns collapse of humanitarian services in Gaza

The International Committee of the Red Cross - Monday warned of a collapse of humanitarian services in the Gaza Strip due to eight years of Israeli blockade.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Newsday

Egypt gives Gaza the cold shoulder

Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood has led to a sharp deterioration in relations with the Islamist group Hamas in neighbouring Gaza, and the people there are paying the price.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Inside the network of underground tunnels

DEEP under the desert there are tunnels used as a smuggling route. Boys work long, dangerous hours to try and survive.

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Ma'an News Agency

Pilgrims, construction material cross at Rafah

Some 719 Palestinian, and 107 trucks of construction materials have passed through the Rafah crossing on Monday, a security source at the Egyptian side said.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for 3 days starting Sunday

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days to allow pilgrims to pass through, Palestinian officials said in a statement Saturday.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Scoop

Rafah Border, Gaza Travelling Offices Closed

The General Administration of Borders has closed Registration Offices after they were opened for one day as the number of travelers increased to 5000.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

2 DFLP militants injured during 'mission' in Rafah

Two Palestinian militants affiliated to the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine were injured during a "mission" in the southern Gaza Strip, the group's military wing said in a statement Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Trend

Gaza tunnel closures add to economic crisis

The Gaza Strip's customs and excise terminal on the southern border with Egypt, once a hive of activity, now sees barely a trickle of imports after the Egyptian military began destroying Gaza's extensive network of smuggling tunnels, following the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Al Jazeera reported.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

Egypt denies Malaysian delegation entry to Gaza

Egyptian authorities on Sunday denied entry to a Malaysian delegation seeking to enter the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing, Gaza government officials said.

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Ma'an News Agency

7 children injured in explosion in Rafah

Seven children were injured by an unidentified explosion in Rafah in southern Gaza on Sunday, a medical official said.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Army bus ambushed in Egypt's Sinai, soldier killed

Egyptian security officials say suspected militants have attacked a military bus carrying policemen in the restive Sinai Peninsula, killing the soldier driving it.

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ABC News

Army Bus Ambushed in Egypt's Sinai, Soldier Killed

Egyptian security officials say suspected militants have attacked a military bus carrying policemen in the restive Sinai Peninsula, killing the soldier driving it.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Seattle Times

As Syria civil war grinds on, rebels losing ground

Checkpoint bombing: A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden car targeted a Lebanese army checkpoint near the Syrian border late Saturday, killing three soldiers, the Lebanese military said.

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The Times of Israel

Gaza-Egypt crossing reopens for 3 days for special cases

The Gaza Strip's land border with Egypt reopened Saturday after a 50-day closure, but only for three days and then just for special cases, its Islamist rulers Hamas said.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Daily Star

Israel to allow materials into Gaza for Turkish hospital

Fishing boats are beached on along the Mediterranean Sea shore line, close to the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah, on March 26, 2014.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Times of Israel

Hamas: Gaza-Egypt crossing to reopen

Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas announced Wednesday that the blockaded territory's border with Egypt would open after a 50-day closure, telling Palestinians wishing to travel to present their passports.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli warship opens fire at Gaza fishermen, injuring 4

Israeli warships early Wednesday fired at Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, injuring four fishermen, witnesses and medics said.

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