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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity."

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1 hr ago | KAUZ

Palestinians say 10 killed in strike on park

Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.

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2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

10 Things to Know for Today

A Palestinian girl poses while playing during the first day of Eid al-Fitr in a United Nations school where dozens of families have sought refuge after fleeing their homes in fear of Israeli airstrikes, in the Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi killed in gunfight

A young soldier killed in a firefight with Hamas gunmen in the southern Gaza Strip was born in New Zealand - and his family had planned to return here before he and his sister reached the age of military conscription in Israel.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yahoo!

Call to ban Aust Israeli fighters

A senior Muslim leader has called on the federal government to ban Australians from fighting for Israel in the long-running conflict with Palestine.

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The Macon Telegraph

10 Things to Know for Monday

A Palestinian shows his pet bird which he managed to catch amid the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Jerusalem Post

Palestinian Authority blasts Kerry for 'appeasing' Qatar, Turkey at Ramallah's expense

The officials also criticized Kerry for failing to invite representatives of Egypt and the Palestinian Authority to last weekend's meeting in Paris to discuss a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.

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Stuff.co.nz

Pope begs: Please stop

Pope Francis has made an emotional plea for peace in an impromptu addition to comments delivered at his weekly Angelus address in Saint Peter's Square.

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Ma'an News Agency

2 Palestinians hospitalized after Jerusalem mob attack

A Jewish mob attacked two young Palestinian men in East Jerusalem's Beit Hanina neighborhood late Friday, family members told Ma'an.

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Yahoo!

Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce in Gaza

Hamas has agreed to observe a 24-hour humanitarian truce after initially rejecting such an offer by Israel, as fighting resumed and the two sides wrangled over the terms of a lull the international community hopes can be expanded into a more sustainable truce.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Israel resumes offensive after Gaza rocket fire

Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

U.S. pulls embassy staff from Libya after militia clashes in Tripoli

Secretary of State John Kerry said activities at the embassy have been "suspended" but the embassy has not been closed.

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The Washington Post

Depth of Gaza devastation becomes clear after cease-fire

With safe passage promised by a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire, residents of the areas hardest hit in Gaza fighting returned to their homes on Saturday.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Four children killed in mortar attack in Egypt's Sinai

Four children were killed and five other people were injured when a rocket landed near their homes in Rafah, an Egyptian town in Sinai near the border with Gaza, security officials said on Saturday.

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Journal Gazette

Palestinians say they were waiting to evacuate when UN school was hit

Hundreds of people were crammed into a United Nations-run elementary school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday when the converted shelter was hit by a series of explosions.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Diplomats call for extension of Gaza cease-fire

Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.

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Al Bawaba

Entire family killed in Gaza prior to ceasefire, death toll reaches 905

Rescue workers find the body of a member of al-Najar family, after removing it from under the rubble of their home following an Israeli air strike on Khan Yunis in the southern of Gaza strip , on July 26, 2014.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Reuters

Thousands take to N.Y. streets to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza

Thousands of people took to the streets of New York City on Friday evening to protest Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip and demand an end to the violence that has already killed nearly 850 Palestinians.

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Daily Mail

Gipsies who landed a grandmother with a criminal record after...

'We just want the truth': Father of Abigail Hernandez's boyfriend demands answers over where teenager was for nine months and reveals the moment she could have been spared her ordeal Israel rejects ceasefire: Gaza death toll passes 840 as Palestinians launch 'Day of Rage' that leads to fierce gun battles on streets of Jerusalem and the West Bank ... (more)

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SILive.com

Gaza war likely to rage on as cease-fire pact remains elusive

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in the Gaza war.

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