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  1. Egypt reports 521 tunnel openings destroyed on Gaza borderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Smoke rises after a house was blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in the Egyptian city of Rafah near the border with southern Gaza Strip on November 20, 2014 The Egyptian army destroyed 521 tunnel openings on the Gaza and northern Sinai borders over the past six months, the Turkish Anadolu News Agency reported. Egyptian army spokesman Mohamed Samir told the Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram on Monday that border guards had demolished the tunnel openings over the past half-year, including 63 that had been constructed one to 2.8 kilometers from the borders.

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  2. 5 African migrants drown in Egypt boat raidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An Egyptian ship intercepts a Palestinian fishing boat on the maritime border between Egypt and the Palestinian enclave, off the coast of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on May 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB CAIRO: Five African migrants drowned on Monday after jumping into the Mediterranean as Egyptian coastguards raided a boat heading towards Italy, security officials said.

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  3. Egypt to open Rafah border crossing into Gaza for 2 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The border crossing will only allow entry into Gaza, while people in Gaza will not be able to go to Egypt. Egypt will partially open its border crossing with Gaza for two days after months of completely sealing it off.

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  4. Egypt to temporarily re-open Rafah border for entry into GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Egypt will partially open its border crossing with Gaza for two days after months of completely sealing it off. According to al-Arabiya news, the Rafah border crossing will be open for those from Egypt to enter Gaza on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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  5. Egypt to reopen Rafah border crossing with Gaza for two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah border crossing for two days on Tuesday and Wednesday allowing passengers to travel from Egypt into Gaza, although not the other way around, Egyptian security sources told Ma'an. Rafah crossing has been the principal connection between Gaza's 1.8 million residents and the outside world since the imposition of an Israeli blockade on the coastal enclave since 2007.

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  6. There is Nothing Left of Johr al-DikRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Counterpunch

    I have hesitated reading the anonymous soldier testimonies released by Breaking the Silence regarding the Israeli attack on Gaza last summer. I didn't want to read the admissions that seemed all too obvious, all too predictable.

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  7. Gazans reach beyond blockade through start-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Ynetnews

    Dozens of workers sit with their eyes glued to computer screens and fingers clicking away on keyboards writing code and tapping in data for clients around the globe. It could be a scene at any software firm, but these programmers are Palestinians based in the Gaza Strip, which has been under an Israeli blockade since 2006.

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  8. World Bank: Gaza facing 'dangerous fiscal crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Ynetnews

    The Gaza Strip has the world's highest unemployment and Palestinians, Israelis and donors must take action to avoid a "dangerous fiscal crisis," the World Bank said Friday. The report, prepared ahead of the bi-annual meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee which coordinates international donor support for the Palestinians, comes nearly a year after the 50-day conflict between Gaza militants and Israel, in which around 2,200 Palestinians were killed.

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  9. Gazans reach beyond blockade through startupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Daily Star

    Palestinian women work in front of their laptops at Unit One start up in Gaza City, on April 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS GAZA CITY, Palestine: Dozens of workers sit with their eyes glued to computer screens and fingers clicking away on keyboards writing code and tapping in data for clients around the globe.

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  10. UN envoy warns Gaza is 'desperate and angry' over devastationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Jerusalem Post

    In a briefing to the UN Security Council, Nickolay Mladenov described his shock at the devastation in Gaza after last year's 50-day war between Hamas militants and Israel. A Palestinian boy plays at a house that witnesses said was destroyed during Operation Protective Edge in the east of Gaza City.

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  11. ISIS Threatens Egyptian Judges Over Morsi SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Islamic State has threatened judges in Egypt with death after issuing a decision last week to have former president Mohammed Morsi executed. The terror group issued the threat on Thursday, just days after three Egyptian judges were killed in Sinai.

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  12. American, Foreign Activists on Iranian Flotilla to YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Jewish Press

    There are some important things to know about the Iranian cargo shop Iran Shahed, which left Bandar Abbas, Iran on 11 May and expects to get to the Houthi-held port of Hodeidah, on the Red Sea, on 20-21 May. Iran claims the ships is carrying only humanitarian-aid cargo. 1. The ship itself is on the U.S. Treasury list of vessels and shipping entities under sanction due to complicity in arms proliferation.

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  13. At Security Council, senior UN official warns Middle East status quo - not tenable'Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | United Nations

    "The inability to respond, for over 60 years, both on the legitimate aspirations of the Palestinian people for a state and to Israel's quest for security, has fuelled a situation that is becoming more dangerous by the day," UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov told the Security Council this afternoon. "This hard-earned belief in peace and negotiations must not be allowed to wither away," he added.

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  14. Gazans reach beyond Israeli blockade through start-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Al Bawaba

    Dozens of workers sit with their eyes glued to computer screens and fingers clicking away on keyboards writing code and tapping in data for clients around the globe. It could be a scene at any software firm, but these programmers are Palestinians based in the Gaza Strip, which has been under an Israeli blockade since 2006.

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  15. Rivlin receives a message from a fallen soldierRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Jerusalem Post

    AMNON ELDAR and Debbie Isaac of Amit present President Reuven Rivlin with the plaque at the President's Residence in Jerusalem. A message from Givati Brigade Lt.

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  16. Six Islamist terrorists executed in EgyptRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Debka

    The six men executed Sunday were captured in an Egyptian special forces raid in March 2014 on a terrorist cell in a village north of Cairo, in which six other cell members were killed. Their deaths were mourned by Ansar Beit Al-Magdis, which now calls itself the Islamist State of Sinai.

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  17. Hamas denounces Egypt death verdicts for members in jailbreak caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Al Bawaba

    Hamas spokesman Sami Bu Zuhri called the Egypt court's death verdict against Hamas members "politicized" following the decision Saturday to refer defendants to a grand mufti to consider the death penalty. Palestinian faction Hamas on Saturday slammed an Egyptian court verdict that sought capital punishment for a number of group members over charges of breaking out of an Egyptian jail in 2011.

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  18. Will Israel Charge Soldiers In Gaza Civilian Deaths?Read the original story

    Saturday May 16 | WNYC-AM New York

    By the end of July during last summer's war in the Gaza Strip, more than 3,000 Palestinians crowded into a United Nations-run elementary school in Jabaliya, a northern Gaza town. They had moved there for temporary shelter after the Israeli military warned them to leave their homes.

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  19. The Never-Ending NakbaRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Counterpunch

    Yvette Carnell writes a scathing history of Lynching in America; Ajamu Baraka on Netanyahu the Rejectionist; Patrick Smith on Reinventing the Foreign Correspondent; Peter Lee on the escalating cyberwar between the US and China; Jeffrey St. Clair on the Real Israeli Defense Force: the US Congress. Plus: Mike Whitney: Getting Cured in Vietnam; JoAnn Wypijewski on Gramsci, Chick Webb and the Art of Living Well; Chris Floyd: Learning About the Rapture from Michele Bachmann and Lee Ballinger: Driving Nat King Cole.

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  20. Vaticana s Palestine recognition fuels debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Peninsula

    Granddaughters of Salman Hamaida, a 75-year-old Palestinian man who was driven out of the town of Ramla during the 1948 war over Israel's creation, in the rubble of his house, which was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas fighters last year, at the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip yesterday. JERUSALEM: The Vatican's decision to recognise the state of Palestine in a treaty for the first time has drawn a stern response from Israel, but it may usher in a freer debate in Europe about how to proceed on the vexed Palestinian question.

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