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  1. Abbas backs Egypt crackdown on Gaza tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Ma'an News Agency

    President Mahmoud Abbas said he supported Egypt's crackdown on tunnels linking the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to the Sinai Peninsula and any other action the country took to protect itself from militants, according to a media report Thursday. "We have supported all the precautionary measures taken by the Egyptian authorities to close the tunnels and stop the trafficking of arms and the passage of people between Gaza and the Sinai," Abbas said in an interview with Egyptian magazine Al-Ahram Al-Arabi due to be published on Saturday, extracts of which were published by MENA news agency.

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  2. .com | Abbas backs Egypt crackdown on Gaza tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | News24

    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said he supported Egypt's crackdown on tunnels linking the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to the Sinai Peninsula and any other action the country took to protect itself from militants, according to a media report on Thursday. "We have supported all the precautionary measures taken by the Egyptian authorities to close the tunnels and stop the trafficking of arms and the passage of people between Gaza and the Sinai," Abbas said in an interview with Egyptian magazine al-Ahram al-Arabi due to be published on Saturday, extracts of which were published by MENA news agency.

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  3. Abbas Expresses Support for Egypt's Crackdown on Gaza TunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday said he supported Egypt's crackdown on tunnels linking the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to the Sinai Peninsula and any other action the country took to protect itself from terrorism, AFP reported. "We have supported all the precautionary measures taken by the Egyptian authorities to close the tunnels and stop the trafficking of arms and the passage of people between Gaza and the Sinai," Abbas said in an interview with Egyptian magazine Al-Ahram Al-Arabi due to be published on Saturday, and of which excerpts were published by the state MENA news agency.

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  4. Group: 30 babies born in 2 years using smuggled spermRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ma'an News Agency

    A Palestinian prisoner rights group said Thursday that 30 babies have been born in the last two years through artificial insemination using sperm smuggled from Israeli jails. The Ahrar Center for Prisoner Studies and Human Rights said in a statement that the first such birth was in 2012, when Dalal al-Zein had a baby using sperm smuggled from her husband who has been jailed in Israel for 15 years.

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  5. Palestinian president backs Egypt crackdown on Gaza tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said a push by Egypt to halt smuggling of money, goods and weapons from the Sinai Peninsula into the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip has his full support. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas stands by the coffin during the funeral of Ziad Abu Ein in Ramallah on Dec 11, 2014.

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  6. Israeli Naval Forces Escalate Attacks against PalestiniansRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Scoop

    Israeli Naval Forces Escalate Attacks against Palestinian Fishermen in Gaza Sea; 12 Fishermen Arrested, 5 Fishing Boats Confiscated and Fishing Equipment Damaged Israeli gunboats stationed in the Gaza Sea chased Palestinian fishing boats sailing within the limit allowed for fishing and opened fire at them. They arrested 12 fishermen, confiscated 5 boats off al-Waha shore in Beit Lahia town in the Northern Gaza Strip and damaged fishing equipment.

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  7. Swiss government's bid to convene a summit on PalestineRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Scoop

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights praises the Swiss government's bid to convene a summit on Palestine and calls for them to stand firm in the face of political pressure exerted by Israel and the US, who seek to subvert respect for the law and deny justice to the Palestinian people PCHR warmly welcomes the efforts made by the Swiss Government to convene a conference of the High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention at this critical time for the Palestinian people. This Conference provides an opportunity for the High Contracting Parties to fulfill their obligation to 'ensure respect' for the Geneva Conventions in all circumstances and to carry out their legal duties as stated in Article 1 of the Convention.

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  8. Palestinian human rights activist implores Malala: No money to Hamas, UNRWARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ynetnews

    Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid is asking Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai to keep her promise to share her award money with the children of the Gaza Strip but to prevent the funds from falling into the hands of Hamas. In an "Open Letter to Malala" Eid shared with The Media Line, the noted activist told the young Pakistani laureate that "Hamas acts according to the principles of radical Islam, not of the UN principles."

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  9. I Walked Across The Gaza Border And It Was Surreal And DepressingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | SFGate

    When it opened in 2005, Israel was about to withdraw its soldiers and civilian settlers from Gaza, formerly Egyptian-occupied land which it had held since the Six-Day War in 1967. Each day more than 15,000 Palestinians were expected to cross here.

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  10. UN envoy meets with top Hamas leader in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Times of Israel

    Hamas says a senior UN envoy held a rare meeting with the No. 2 in the Islamic militant group to find ways to speed up Gaza reconstruction after the summer war between Israel and Hamas.

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  11. Hamas's #2 Man Meets UN's Serry in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Hamas said Thursday that Robert Serry, UN coordinator for the Middle East peace process, had held talks with its representatives at the UN headquarters in Gaza City, reported the Associated Press later in the day. The Hamas statement said that its delegation was headed by Moussa Abu Marzouk, its number two man, and Ghazi Hammad.

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  12. Kerem Shalom crossing to be open FirdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ma'an News Agency

    The Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip will be open Friday, an official said. Nathmi Mhanna, the director of the Palestinian crossings authority, said in a statement Thursday that cooking gas and diesel for Gaza's sole power plant would be allowed to enter the Strip.

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  13. Gaza public institutions, schools on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ma'an News Agency

    All public institutions, ministries and schools went on strike Thursday in the Gaza Strip against the failure of the Palestinian national consensus government to pay salaries to Gaza civil servants.

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  14. Israel gas deal stirs domestic opposition in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ma'an News Agency

    Jordanian plans to buy gas from Israel have aroused fierce opposition in the kingdom at a time of mounting criticism of Israel's policies towards the Palestinians. Parliament began debating the proposed gas deal on Tuesday, after 79 lawmakers in the 150-seat house filed a motion calling for it to be scrapped.

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  15. Speed up Gaza reconstruction, Hamas tells UNRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newkerala.com

    Hamas leaders Thursday called on the envoy of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the Middle East to work harder on speeding up the stalled process of reconstruction in the Gaza Strip. Leaders of Hamas movement in Gaza and envoy Robert Serry met in Gaza city Thursday, Xinhua reported citing the movement.

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  16. UN peace envoy to meet Hamas leader in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | TurkishPress.com

    Robert Serry, the UN's special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, will meet with senior Hamas official Moussa Abu Marzouq in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, a source close to the Palestinian movement has said. The source, requesting anonymity, told The Anadolu Agency that Serry - who arrived in the strip Thursday morning - would also meet several Gaza-based cabinet ministers from the Palestinian unity government, along with a number of Gazan businessmen.

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  17. 2 injured by bomb outside Gaza charity organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ma'an News Agency

    Two passersby were lightly injured late Wednesday after a bomb exploded in front of a charity in the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Witnesses said that a small device exploded at the main door of the Jebous charitable association, injuring a woman and child who were passing by the area.

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  18. Two injured by bomb outside Gaza charity organisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Al Bawaba

    A Palestinian youth looks at rubble of houses which were damaged during the 50-day Gaza war between Israel and Hamas-led militants, on Decembre 10, 2014 in Gaza City. Two passersby were lightly injured late Wednesday after a bomb exploded in front of a charity in the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

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  19. Unpaid hospital cleaners in Gaza on strike for 10th dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ma'an News Agency

    Hospital cleaners in Gaza entered their 10th day on strike Thursday as a salary crisis continues to escalate in the coastal territory. Spokesman of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, Ashraf al-Qidra, told press that the crisis is continuing to grow "without any intervention by the Palestinian government at all."

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  20. 'People Are Going To Rebel': Slow Pace Of Rebuilding Frustrates GazansRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WNYC-AM New York

    Angry men crowded outside the Beautiful Tower Company for Trade and Contracting in Gaza City last week. They wanted to pay for cement, but the man at the door would let in only one person at a time.

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