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  1. Not a Single Child Untouched by Recent Gaza ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Palestinian children weep at the funeral for their loved ones in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip . Credit: UNICEF/El Baba 29 September 2014 - There is not a single child who has not been adversely affected by the recent conflict in Gaza, where children suffer from bedwetting, difficulties in sleeping, nightmares, a loss of appetite, and display more aggressive behaviour at school, an independent United Nations human rights expert said today.

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  2. Egypt opens Rafah crossing for special casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ma'an News Agency

    Egypt opened the Rafah crossing with the Gaza Strip on Monday for special cases, a Palestinian official said. Mahir Abu Sabha, the director of Gaza border crossings, told Ma'an that the crossing would be open for humanitarian cases and Palestinians who work or study in other countries.

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  3. Not a single child untouched by recent Gaza conflict, says UN rights expertRead the original story

    Monday | United Nations

    Palestinian children weep at the funeral for their loved ones in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip . Credit: UNICEF/El Baba 29 September 2014 – There is not a single child who has not been adversely affected by the recent conflict in Gaza, where children suffer from bedwetting, difficulties in sleeping, nightmares, a loss of appetite, and display more aggressive behaviour at school, an independent United Nations human rights expert said today.

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  4. As PA plans its return to Gaza, salaries hinder detenteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of Israel

    A Palestinian man employed by the PA displays the money withdrawn from an ATM at the Bank of Palestine in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, June 8, 2012 photo credit: Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90) As the Palestinian Authority prepares next week to reclaim control over the Gaza Strip, from which it was ousted by Hamas seven years ago, the unpaid salaries of thousands of Hamas employees remain a significant point of contention between Ramallah and Gaza. Khalil Al-Zayan, a spokesman for Gaza's Civil Servants Union, told Hamas's daily Al-Resalah on Monday that he has received "positive promises" that Hamas employees will receive their salaries before the festival of Eid al-Adha, which begins Friday.

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  5. Egypt FM: Issue of Gaza demilitarization should be put off until permanent peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jerusalem Post

    Members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestinian take part in a military show in Gaza City September 2, 2014. . Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri said that the demilitarization of Gaza should not occur now, "because it is within the scope of the final settlement between Israel and the Palestinians."

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  6. Egyptian FM says demilitarizing Gaza not for discussion nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of Israel

    Egypt is focused on promoting efforts to ensure this summer's Gaza conflict does not repeat itself, but isn't looking to immediately demilitarize the Strip, Egypt's foreign minister said in an interview published Monday. "We have succeeded in stabilizing the ceasefire during negotiations, and we hope to continue our efforts to reach an agreement that will guarantee" that there won't be a repeat of the violence, Sameh Shukri told the Arabic daily Al-Hayat.

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  7. Why did Rachel die? Will the Israelis tell the truth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Times of Oman

    He does not make people like Rachel Corrie every day; people who can stare death in the face and offer their own life to save others. The 23-year old student activist Rachel Corrie just did that.

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  8. Free speech, real crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday was divisive, to say the least. In it, he accused Israel of genocide in Gaza and declared that he would go to the Security Council to guarantee Palestinian statehood.

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  9. Hamas: Govt has agreed to pay all salaries without 'discrimination'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Ma'an News Agency

    A senior Hamas official said on Saturday that the Palestinian consensus government had agreed to cover the salaries of all employees of the former Hamas government in Gaza without "discrimination." The statements came only hours after Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said earlier Saturday that an unnamed international body was willing to pay the salaries of civil servants in Gaza who were employed by the former Hamas-run government in the Strip, potentially removing one of the major stumbling blocks to national unity.

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  10. Hamas said ready to accept PA forces on Gaza bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Times of Israel

    Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel. He is also a guest commentator on many different radio shows and current affairs programs on television.

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  11. Fatah and Hamas agree on unity government in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Big News Network.com

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  12. Hamas, Fatah in unity dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Peninsula

    CAIRO: The two main Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, have reached a "comprehensive" agreement that would turn over the civil administration of Gaza immediately to officials of a Palestinian unity government led by President Mahmoud Abbas. The agreement, negotiated in Cairo, is designed to ease the long blockade of Gaza by Israel and Egypt and open the way to reconstruction of the war-ravaged coastal territory.

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  13. Hamas, Fatah agree to unity government headed by AbbasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Globe and Mail

    Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed Thursday that political control of the war-ravaged Gaza Strip will be handed to a unity government dominated by Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority . The agreement, arrived at in Cairo through the offices of Egypt's intelligence service, came just in time for Mr. Abbas's highly anticipated address to the UN General Assembly on Friday.

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  14. Hamas and Fatah reach accord on unity cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Al Jazeera

    Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a partial understanding that should put plans of a unified government back on track, after being hampered by fresh rifts that followed the latest war on Gaza. Following two-day meetings in Cairo, officials from the rival groups agreed on Thursday that the unity government, run by President Mahmoud Abbas, would take control of the war-stricken Gaza Strip.

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  15. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Lucianne.com

    Sylvia Burwell, the new head of the Department of Health and Human Services, has managed to navigate her first 100 days in office without eliciting much attention from the media - or lawmakers. While that's a victory of sorts for the top official of such a complex federal agency, Burwell still faces plenty of challenges.

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  16. Fatah, Hamas agreement to give unity government control over GazaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Thanh Nein News

    Palestinian Hamas militants stand guard as others celebrate the release of Palestinian Suliman al-Hasash from an Israeli jail, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip September 24 , 2014. Photo credit: Reuters Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reached an agreement on Thursday by which the unity government run by President Mahmoud Abbas would take control of the Gaza Strip, negotiators in Egyptian-mediated reconciliation talks told reporters.

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  17. Fatah, Hamas reach comprehensive agreement on Gaza affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Ma'an News Agency

    Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reached a "comprehensive" agreement Thursday for the return of their unity government in Gaza after two days of talks in Cairo, negotiators from both sides said. Egyptian sources told Ma'an that the two movements had been able to reach an agreement on a number of major points of contention, including the Palestinian Authority take over of the crossing into Egypt at Rafah and the adjacent Philadelphia corridor along the border.

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  18. Egypt forces kill four jihadists in SinaiRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Arab Times

    The four jihadists from Ansar Beit al-Maqdis were killed when the car they were travelling in was struck by artillery fire south of the town of Sheikh Zuweid, the security officials said. Eight other members of the group were arrested in separate raids in the towns of Sheikh Zuweid and Rafah.

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  19. Israel exposes Malaysia's hypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Malaysia News

    Total trade between the two countries reached RM5bn in 2013, almost double that of 2012, according to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, points out Ng Kee Seng of The Ant Daily . The report titled "Malaysia has no economic ties with Israel - Mustapa" quoted International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed as saying Malaysia was standing firm on its foreign policy which did not allow any diplomatic relations to be established with Israel.

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  20. Egypt opens Rafah crossing for Gaza studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Ma'an News Agency

    Egypt opened the Rafah crossing with Gaza on Wednesday for students from the Strip who study at universities abroad, a Palestinian official said. Ismail Abu al-Jibbain told Ma'an that priority would be given to Gazans who were denied entry to Egypt after attempting to enter on Sept.

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