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  1. Smuggling tunnel from Gaza to Sinai the longest yet found by EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    RAFAH, Egypt -- The Egyptian military discovered a nearly 2-mile long smuggling tunnel linking Gaza to the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday -- the largest found since the beginning of security operations in the area last year. Egyptian border guards say they {link:found the 2.8-kilometer long tunnel: under the yards of three homes in the Sinai border town of Rafah.

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  2. Middle East, 5:45 AMEgypt Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Egyptian border guards claimed on Sunday to have uncovered a 2.8 km-long tunnel under the yards of three homes in Rafah, near the Gaza border. Egyptian military sources told the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency that the tunnel was three meters underground and was being used to smuggle people, ammunition, weapons and goods.

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  3. Rights group accuses Israel of war crimes during Gaza warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Ynetnews

    The IDF committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last year's offensive in Gaza, a rights group said on Friday. The 50-day military offensive in July and August 2014 - code-named "Operation Protective Edge" - "was marked by serious breaches of ... international human rights law," said the International Federation of Human Rights , after conducting a field mission in October 2014.

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  4. Egyptian lawyer drops case declaring Hamas - terrorist group'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Al Bawaba

    Masked Hamas militants take part in a 2005 rally next to the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah. An Egyptian lawyer withdrew on Friday his lawsuit against Hamas, despite achieving a ruling in the case declaring the Palestinian faction a "terrorist group" under Egyptian law.

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  5. 10 things you need to know before the opening bellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Masked Palestinian militants from the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the armed wing of the Fatah movement, take part in an anti-Israel military drill in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip March 25, 2015. Crude oil is surging on news Saudi Arabia is bombing Yemeni militias.

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  6. Masked Palestinian militants of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Al Bawaba

    Home >> News >> Photo Of The Week >> Masked Palestinian Militants Of Al-aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, A Group Linked To The Fatah Movement, Demonstrate Their Skills During A Training In Rafah, Southern Gaza Strip. Masked Palestinian militants of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a group linked to the Fatah movement, demonstrate their skills during a training in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.

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  7. The 10 most important things in the world right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Masked Palestinian militants from the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the armed wing of the Fatah movement, take part in an anti-Israel military drill in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip March 25, 2015. 2. Legendary investor Warren Buffett announced yesterday that he and the private-equity firm 3G Capital would be merging their H.J. Heinz business with the publicly traded Kraft Foods to form the third-largest food and beverage company in North America.

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  8. Amnesty Accuses Palestinian Groups of War CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Voice of America

    Palestinian youths hold Hamas movement flags during a rally near the Rafah border between southern Gaza Strip and Egypt on February 5, 2015. Amnesty International says Palestinian armed groups committed war crimes by firing rockets and other crudely built, indiscriminate projectiles into Israel during last year's conflict in the Gaza Strip.

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  9. Gaza zoo sells adorable lion cubs to local refugee family to keep as petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    The lion cubs have their own bed to sleep in and even play football at the the family home in war-torn Gaza Strip - but will have to be caged in coming months for safety The ravages of war haven't stopped one family from adopting an unusual pet - as two lion cubs have been rescued from Gaza zoo by local refugees who have lifted the baby lions from the claws of poverty. Mona and Alex, the adorable two-month-old lion cubs , have been living with refugee Saad Aldeen Al-Jamal and his six children at their home in the Palestinian city of Rafah, in southern Gaza.

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  10. Watch: Palestinian refugee buys lion cubs from zoo to live with his childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Independent.ie

    A pair of lion cubs have been bought by a family in Gaza after the zoo which owned them decided to sell them due to economical difficulties. It was Saad al-Jamal's lifetime ambition to one day own a lion, which now does after buying the two-month-old lion cubs from Rafah Zoo.

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  11. Siege limits options for Gaza's chronically illRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Al Jazeera

    Residents of the Gaza Strip are facing tighter restrictions on obtaining medical care outside of the besieged coastal enclave, according to a recent monthly report issued by the World Health Organisation's Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office. According to the report, the closure of the Rafah border with Egypt has "virtually eliminated access to specialised medical treatments outside of Gaza for private patients", while 20 percent of patients applying for permits to travel through Israel's Erez checkpoint for medical care last month were not approved.

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  12. Me-roar: Gaza Strip family buys 2 lion cubs as unusual petsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KDWN

    A family in the Gaza Strip city of Rafah has bought two lion cubs from a local zoo, keeping these unusual pets in their home. The 2-1/2-month-old cubs now play with Saed Eldin al-Jamal's grandchildren at his home and already eat about half a kilogram of meat a day.

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  13. Four-footed students will visit Centenary College weeklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | New Jersey Herald

    Puppies who will be learning to be the eyes for the blind will be visiting Centenary College every Tuesday during lunch for the rest of the semester.The Seeing Eye's Morris County 4-H Puppy Tails Club will bring six puppies on campus to greet students before they enter the dining hall every week. Puppies who will be learning to be the eyes for the blind will be visiting Centenary College every Tuesday during lunch for the rest of the semester.The Seeing Eye's Morris County 4-H Puppy Tails Club will bring six puppies on campus to greet students before they enter the dining hall every week.

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  14. Gaza zoo sells lion cubs to local familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Reuters

    Gaza zoo sells lion cubs Mona and Alex to a local family after the 2014 conflict in Gaza leaves the zoo impoverished. Elly Park reports.

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  15. Feds worry about contamination in bottles of sea-aged wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Bennington Banner

    It seemed like a worthwhile experiment to a small winery: Submerge bottles of wine in sea water to see how they age. But a federal agency is concerned that ocean water could contaminate the wine.

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  16. Akhil Sharma's 'Family Life' wins Folio Prize for fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Indian-American author Akhil Sharma has won the 40,000 pound Folio Prize for literature with "Family Life," the story of an immigrant family floundering in America that took him 13 years to write. A judging panel led by writer William Fiennes awarded Sharma the prize Monday for a book Fiennes called "deceptively simple ... emotionally rich, incredibly moving" and surprisingly funny.

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  17. 'Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation' trailer is out, and it's crazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Cruise told USA Today "I've often sat on airplanes, looked out and thought what it would be like out there on the wing. This is the I think about."

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  18. Ellen Conford, popular children's author, dead at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Ellen Conford, an award-winning children's writer whose comic tales about everything from the travails of high school to a girl's summer camp crush made her a favorite for at least one generation of readers, has died. Conford died at home in Great Neck, New York, last Friday, on her 73rd birthday, her husband told The Associated Press.

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  19. Review: 'Balas y Chocolate' equal parts emotion, styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Ruidoso News

    On her latest album, "Balas y Chocolate" , the Grammy-winning Downs expresses outrage and pain over events in Mexico, her birthplace. And she capably blends traditional Latin rhythms with modern elements in an array of popular standards and her own compositions, her themes - treason, loss, death and love - woven throughout the 13 songs.

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  20. Police unable to confirm gang rape at University of VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | York Dispatch

    Police say they cannot confirm that the gang rape described in a Rolling Stone article last year occurred at the University of Virginia. Police Chief Timothy Longo said during a news conference Monday that police could not confirm that a rape occurred at any fraternity house.

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