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  1. 'We are tired of empty words and hollow promises'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Family of Hadar Goldin, whose body is held by Hamas, attack government for inaction in getting back bodies of Hadar and Oron Shaul. The family of Hadar Goldin, whose body is still in the hands of Hamas after he was killed in action during operation Protective Edge, released an official statement ahead of the memorial commemorating two years since the operation in which it harshly criticizes the government policy regarding efforts to facilitate the return of the bodies of Hadar and fellow IDF soldier Oron Shaul.

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  2. Families of Gaza war victims protest lack of aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    Despite the sweltering July heat, Fatima Arief has been camping out in Gaza City for two weeks in an effort to press the Palestinian government for financial compensation after the death of her husband and son during the 2014 Gaza war. Israeli fighter jets shelled the family's home in Shujayea , in eastern Gaza, two years ago, killing Arief's husband and one of their sons.

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  3. Hamas sentences 3 Gazans to death for spying for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Times of Israel

    This photograph released by the Gaza Strip Interior Ministry purports to show a gallows prepared for the execution of Hani Abu Aliyan, a 28-year-old convicted of killing two people, in the Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. A Hamas-run military court on Tuesday sentenced three Gazans to death and three to prison, charging them with being informants for Israel.

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  4. Gaza's Erez crossing opening for goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily Star

    Palestinian and Turkish workers check a truck loaded with Turkish aid supplies that arrived through the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Israel to Rafah, Gaza Strip, Monday, July 4, 2016. Trucks of Turkish aid have begun arriving in the Gaza Strip via Israel as part of a reconciliation accord reached between Israel and Turkey last month.

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  5. Residents of impoverished Gaza Strip turn to Turkey for lifesaving medical careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Los Angeles Times

    Nearly two years after shrapnel from a mortar shell hit his family's Gaza Strip home and wrecked his upper body, Rami Abdusallam can finally move his right arm thanks to a team of Turkish surgeons. Abdusallam, who is from Rafah, at the southern edge of Gaza, said he had been sleeping in his bedroom when an Israeli shell crashed through the home's roof.

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  6. With Egypt's blessing, Israel conducting drone strikes in Sinai - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Times of Israel

    Smoke rises after an airstrike in the Sinai city of Rafah as seen from Gaza on July 1, 2015. Israel has carried out drone strikes against terrorists operating in the Sinai Peninsula in recent years, according to a Bloomberg news report Monday that quoted an unnamed former senior official.

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  7. Trucks carrying more Turkish humanitarian aid arrive in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Al Bawaba

    A truck loaded with aid parcels provided by Turkey waits at the Kerem Shalom crossing near Rafah after entering the southern Gaza Strip from Israel on July 4, 2016. Around 19 trucks carrying Turkish humanitarian aid arrived in the blockaded Gaza Strip on Sunday, according to a Palestinian border official.

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    Saturday Jul 9 | New Vision

    Girls wearing traditional Ukrainian clothes jump over a bonfire during the Ivana Kupala night, an ancient heathen holiday, in the Pyrogove village near Kiev on July 6, 2016. During the celebrations, dating back to pagan times, people wear wreaths, jump over fires and bathe naked in rivers and lakes.

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  9. Palestinian woman wounded trying to stab Israeli soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Peninsula

    Palestinian children play with toy guns in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on July 7, 2016, on the second day of Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. / AFP / SAID KHATIB Jerusalem: A Palestinian woman who tried to stab an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank was shot and wounded, the Israeli military said on Tuesday.

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  10. Egypt said to cancel visit of large Hamas delegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Times of Israel

    Senior Hamas official Moussa Abu Marzouk speaks to media at the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip after negotiations in Cairo, August 28, 2014 In another sign of deteriorating relations between Egypt and Hamas, Egyptian intelligence officials cancelled an invitation to a large Hamas delegation to visit their country, an Arabic newspaper reported on Tuesday. A large Hamas delegation with members from Doha and Gaza, headed by deputy leader Moussa Abu Marzouk, had been invited to visit Cairo in the near future.

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  11. The world in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | NWAonline

    Italian police inspect the banks of the Tiber river in Rome where the body of a young man was found Monday. Palestinian and Turkish workers check a truck loaded with Turkish aid supplies that arrived in Rafah, Gaza Strip, on Mondayth... ROME -- The body of a teenage Wisconsin student who had been missing since shortly after he arrived for an exchange program was found in the Tiber River on Monday.

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  12. Egypt has closed Rafah border crossing with GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Ynetnews

    Egypt has closed the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt on Tuesday after it was open for five days. A total of 3,750 people crossed the border, with 1,500 people crossing into Gaza and 2,250 people leaving the Strip.

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  13. Egypt closes Rafah crossing after five-day openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Egypt closed the Rafah crossing with the Gaza on Monday evening after a five-day opening to allow humanitarian cases through, the Ma'an news agency reported. Iyad al-Bizm, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior in Gaza, told Ma'an that Egyptian authorities had stopped the influx of people trying to leave the enclave through the Rafah crossing, while keeping it open for people entering Gaza.

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  14. First shipment of Turkish humanitarian aid reaches GazaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Xinhuanet

    The first shipment of humanitarian aid including basic food needs, garments, shoes and toys donated by Turkey, has reached the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Monday, officials said. Turkish Consul General in Jerusalem Mustafa Sarnic, who arrived in Gaza on Monday, told reporters that the Gaza-bound Turkish container vessel Lady Leyla "is the beginning of the way for lifting the blockade imposed on Gaza."

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  15. Turkish aid reaches Gaza after deal with IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Turkish aid arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday via Israel, after the two countries restored ties frozen over a deadly Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound Turkish ship in 2010. A truck loaded with aid parcels provided by Turkey is parked at the Kerem Shalom crossing near Rafah after it entered the southern Gaza Strip from Israel.

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  16. Gaza receives first aid shipment after Israel-Turkey dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Times of Oman

    A truck loaded with aid parcels provided by Turkey is parked at the Kerem Shalom crossing near Rafah after it entered the southern Gaza Strip from Israel on July 4, 2016. Photo - AFP A truck loaded with aid parcels provided by Turkey is parked at the Kerem Shalom crossing near Rafah after it entered the southern Gaza Strip from Israel on July 4, 2016.

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  17. "We have a right to engage in non-violent action":...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Salon

    A Palestinian woman passes by rescuers inspecting the rubble of destroyed houses following Israeli strikes in Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip. of businesses and organizations abiding by divestment and boycott campaigns related to Israeli human rights abuses has drawn widespread criticism for both its high-handedness and for its violation of constitutionally guaranteed freedoms.

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  18. What is the Hannibal Directive - and why is the Israeli army dropping it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Al Bawaba

    On August 1, Israeli planes, tanks and artillery bombarded four neighborhoods in the southern Gazan city of Rafah over the course of a few hours, killing 150 people, many of whom were civilians. Many legal experts believe The reason for the massacre is perhaps just as unsettling as the carnage it involved.

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  19. Hamas calls for more violence amid blood-soaked daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Times of Israel

    Hamas fighters take part in an anti-Israel rally in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah, February 26, 2016. Hamas called on Friday for revenge against Israelis following the death of two Palestinians, as Israel continued to grapple with a string of terror attacks.

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  20. Palestinian kills 13-year-old Israeli girl who was asleep in her bedroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The China Post

    A Palestinian assailant broke into a home in a West Bank settlement early Thursday and stabbed a 13-year-old Jewish girl to death as she slept in bed, the latest in a nine-month wave of violence that had recently shown signs of tapering off. The Israeli military sealed off the entrances to a nearby village, the home of the attacker, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on both the Palestinian leadership and the international community to condemn the brutal assault.

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