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1 hr ago | Ma'an News Agency

PLO delegation to head to Gaza for reconciliation meetings

A delegation from the PLO will visit the Gaza Strip within the next two days for meetings to discuss reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas, a member of the delegation said.

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4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Homemade bomb detonates near IDF forces patrolling Gaza border, no injuries

An improvised explosive device detonated near an IDF patrol Sunday evening along the security fence with the Gaza Strip.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

Rafah crossing to open for Muslim pilgrims Sunday

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza on Sunday to allow pilgrims headed for Saudi Arabia to pass through, a Gaza official said.

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SFGate

Legislature presented with origami peacock

An exchange student from Palestine joined by art students of Thunder Mountain High School presented the Legislature with an origami peacock Monday at the Capitol.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: A Forgotten Crisis: Gaza and West Bank

Alert Occupied Palestinian Territory A Forgotten Crisis: Gaza and the West Bank Geneva, 18 April 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact Years of blockade and political conflict have strangled economic development and increased poverty in Gaza.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Al Bawaba

Thousands of Palestinians mark "Prisoner Day" across the West Bank and Gaza

Thousands of Palestinians have taken to the streets in the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip to express solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.

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United Nations

On first visit to Gaza, UN official calls for end to Israeli blockade

"Nothing prepares you for Gaza; no amount of UN humanitarian reports, no amount of newspaper articles, no amount of human rights investigations.

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Emirates News Agency

Gaza's Zayed City development provides solace to Palestinians

WAM ABU DHABI, 17th April, 2014 -- The Zayed City housing project of the U.A.E. in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, has provided homes to hundreds of families in this besieged territory of 1.7 million people that suffers from a chronic housing shortage.

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Ma'an News Agency

Hundreds of Gaza Christians travel to West Bank for Easter

Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip left the coastal territory on Thursday to celebrate Easter in the occupied West Bank and Israel.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TurkishPress.com

Gaza to propose 'water corridor' to Turkey: Source

The Gaza government will present a proposal to Turkey for the creation of a "water corridor" linking the Gaza Strip to the outside world, a government source said Wednesday.

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India Talkies

Three killed in Palestine while making bomb - Indiatalkies.com

Gaza, April 16: Three people were killed Wednesday when a bomb they were preparing went off prematurely in Palestine's southern Gaza Strip, a health ministry official said.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Mystery Gaza Blast Kills Three, Wounds Five

An explosion in Gaza killed three people and wounded five on Wednesday, a medical official said, but the reason for the blast was unclear.

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The Daily Star

Gaza blast kills 3 Palestinians, wounds 5: medics

Young Palestinians shout slogans during a protest after Israeli police limited Muslim access to Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on April 14, 2014 in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

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Ma'an News Agency

Medics: 3 killed in Khan Younis explosion

Three Palestinian men were killed and four others injured in an explosion in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, medical sources said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Payvand News of Iran

The Details Behind Israel's Purchase of Lockheed's ";Samson"; Airlifter

Hewson officially opened Lockheed Martin's office in Beersheba, the closest major city to where IDF technical units are being consolidated at new bases in the Negev Desert, which will be supporting the defense contractor's "growing presence" in Israel.

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Ynetnews

Hamas's Haniyeh: Hebron attack 'brought life back to resistance'

The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip has praised an attack that killed an Israeli in the West Bank.

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Ma'an News Agency

World Bank to provide $13 million for Gaza environmental projects

The World Bank will provide $13 million in grant money for environmental projects in the Gaza Strip, a statement said Monday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The peace process paradox

The Middle East "peace process" can look like an endless loop of diplomatic failures that leave Israelis and Palestinians stuck in intractable conflict.

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Nerve News

Red Cross warns collapse of humanitarian services in Gaza

The International Committee of the Red Cross - Monday warned of a collapse of humanitarian services in the Gaza Strip due to eight years of Israeli blockade.

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West Australian

Gaza cops trade bullets for laser-tech in training

Security forces in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip are using technology to practice shooting on laser simulators, saving money spent on ammunition in the cash-strapped Palestinian territory.

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