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  1. Hamas says it will uphold ceasefire if Israel doesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh gives a speech during Friday prayers in the Bureij refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, on July 5, 2013. Following a series of events that have once again heightened tensions between Israel and Gaza, Hamas announced that it will maintain the ceasefire if Israel does the same.

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  2. Roadside bomb kills two soldiers in Egypt's Sinai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    A military officer and a solider were killed late Thursday when a bomb struck an Egyptian army vehicle in the volatile Sinai Peninsula, a hotbed of Islamist insurgency, the army has said. Another solider was injured in the attack that occurred south of the North Sinai town of Al-Arish, army spokesman Mohamed Samir added in a statement.

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  3. Hamas to stick to August truce with IsraelRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The Islamic Hamas movement informed Egypt and other parties Friday that it is committed to the ceasefire agreement reached with Israel in August, a senior official said. "We held contacts with Egypt and other parties and informed them that Hamas is committed to the ceasefire agreement reached in Cairo Aug 26," Xinhua quoted Hamas deputy chief Ismail Haneya as telling reporters in Gaza.

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  4. Friday Links | December 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Muslimah Media Watch

    Human Rights Watch calls for the investigation of the death of Nilufar Rahimjonova , who died earlier this year in an Uzbek prison, where she was serving a 10 year sentence. She was said to be in good health.

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  5. First phase of Egypt-Gaza buffer zone to cost $70 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Egyptian security forces continued ongoing operations against jihadists in Sinai, killing one suspect and arresting 11 in northern Sinai, MENA reported on Thursday. Egypt is completing the first phase of a buffer zone along its border with Gaza and is going to start the second phase soon, the governor of North Sinai said this week.

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  6. Egyptian army says Ansar Beit al-Maqdis leader killed in RafahRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ma'an News Agency

    Egyptian military sources told Ma'an on Thursday that Egyptian army have killed a leader of a major Sinai militant group in a military operation in the Egyptian city of Rafah, just south of the border with Gaza. The sources said that Tawfiq Awwad "Abu Seiba," a commander in the Ansar Beit al-Maqdis organization responsible for hundreds of attacks on Egyptian security forces in recent years, was killed in an exchange of fire with the army.

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  7. Analysis: Five reasons 2014 was a game changer in PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Ma'an News Agency

    Ramzy Baroud is an internationally-syndicated columnist, author and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story.

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  8. 5 Reasons Why 2014 was a Game Changer in PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OpEdNews

    In terms of losses in human lives, 2014 has been a horrific year for Palestinians, surpassing the horrors of both 2008 and 2009, when an Israeli war against the Gaza Strip killed and wounded thousands. While some aspects of the conflict are stagnating between a corrupt, ineffectual Palestinian Authority , and the criminality of Israeli wars and occupation, it would also be fair to argue that 2014 was also a game changer to some degree -- and it is not all bad news.

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  9. Top photo galleries of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | USA Today

    Top photo galleries of 2014 These are the images you swiped through the most. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1DOVUB9 It's wet and windy in Wellington when Prince George comes down the stairs of the jet with his mother, dressed in a creamy white sweater and booties.

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  10. Five Reasons Why 2014 was a Game Changer in PalestineRead the original story

    Wednesday | Indian Muslim Statements

    In terms of losses in human lives, 2014 has been a horrific year for Palestinians, surpassing the horrors of both 2008 and 2009, when an Israeli war against the Gaza Strip killed and wounded thousands. While some aspects of the conflict are stagnating between a corrupt, ineffectual Palestinian Authority , and the criminality of Israeli wars and occupation, it would also be fair to argue that 2014 was also a game changer to some degree - and it is not all bad news.

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  11. 2014 Was a Game Changer in PalestineRead the original story

    Wednesday | Counterpunch

    In terms of losses in human lives, 2014 has been a horrific year for Palestinians, surpassing the horrors of both 2008 and 2009, when an Israeli war against the Gaza Strip killed and wounded thousands. While some aspects of the conflict are stagnating between a corrupt, ineffectual Palestinian Authority , and the criminality of Israeli wars and occupation, it would also be fair to argue that 2014 was also a game changer to some degree - and it is not all bad news.

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  12. Rafah border crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Nation

    A woman, hoping to cross into Egypt, cries as she waits at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip

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  13. Abbas: Ties with Israel to be cut if U.N. resolution failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Star

    Women present their passports as they ask for permits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip December 23, 2014. ALGIERS/CAIRO: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned Tuesday that his administration would "no longer deal" with Israel if a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a final peace deal fails.

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  14. Egypt Gaza Border Crossing Open for Third DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Egypt kept its Rafah border crossing with Gaza open for a third day on Tuesday, state media said, after nearly 2,000 people used the terminal in the first two days. The Rafah crossing, the only access point to the Gaza Strip not controlled by Israel, opened on Sunday for only the second time in two months to allow people stranded in Egypt to enter the Palestinian enclave.

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  15. Rafah open for 3rd day as thousands wait to crossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Ma'an News Agency

    Egyptian authorities kept the Rafah crossing with Gaza open for the third day on Tuesday, as waiting lists to use the terminal exceed 30,000. Around 630 Palestinians left Gaza and entered the Egyptian Sinai through the Rafah crossing on Sunday after Cairo authorized a temporary reopening of the border.

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  16. Egypt keeps Rafah crossing open for a third dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Ynetnews

    Egypt kept its Rafah border crossing with Gaza open for a third day on Tuesday, state media said, after nearly 2,000 people used the terminal in the first two days. The Rafah crossing, the only access point to the Gaza Strip not controlled by Israel, opened on Sunday for only the second time in two months to allow people stranded in Egypt to enter the Palestinian enclave.

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  17. Egypt extends opening of Rafah border crossingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Newkerala.com

    Egyptian authorities have announced the extension of the opening of Rafah border crossing for an additional day, after initially planning to open the border Sunday and Monday only. A total of 995 people passed through the crossing; 614 entered Egypt while 381 left Egypt for Gaza during both the days, Al Ahram reported.

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  18. Egypt tightens security in Sinai following gas pipeline attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Al Bawaba

    Egypt's security forces have increased their security presence in north Sinai's Al-Arish following an attack on Tuesday against a pipeline that carries gas to Jordan, the 27th such attack since 2011. Security forces have closed the entrances and exits of Al-Arish in search of the assailants, state news agency MENA reported.

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  19. 2014 a game-changer in PalestineRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Asia Times

    While some aspects of the conflict are stagnating between a corrupt, ineffectual Palestinian Authority and the criminality of Israeli wars and occupation, it would also be fair to argue that 2014 was also a game-changer to some degree - and it is not all bad news. To an extent, 2014 has been a year of clarity for those keen to understand the reality of the "Palestinian-Israeli conflict" but were sincerely confused by the contrasting narratives.

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  20. A Palestinian woman awaits permission to enter Egypt at the Rafah...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Al Bawaba

    A Palestinian woman awaits permission to enter Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip on December 22, 2014. Around 630 Palestinians left Gaza and entered the Egyptian Sinai through the Rafah crossing the previous day after Cairo authorised a temporary reopening of the border, a Palestinian official said.

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