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  1. Egypt destroys Gaza smuggling tunnels in crackdown on militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    Palestinians watch bulldozers on the Egyptian side of the border with the Gaza Strip. Egypt is seeking to pressure Gaza's Hamas rulers and stamp out militant activity along the border.

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  2. Egypt starts dig on Gaza border to stop smuggling tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 photo, bulldozers and diggers work on the Egyptian side of the border with the Gaza Strip. Egyptian military bulldozers have been digging through the sand along the border in recent days, pressing ahead with what appears to be a renewed campaign to pressure Gaza's Hamas rulers and stamp out militant activity along the border.

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  3. Iran Renews Support For Hamas TerroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WorthyNews

    Iran's foreign ministry on Wednesday reiterated its support for Hamas and other anti-Israel terrorist groups and said that aiding those who "stand against the Zionist regime is a principle of Iran's policy." The Islamic Republic's renewed backing of Hamas comes amid reports that relations between the two have been strained in recent months.

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  4. Family of soldier killed in Gaza dismisses new 'Hamas lies' about fatal clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Times of Israel

    The family of IDF soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin, who was killed during last year's fighting in Gaza and whose body has not been recovered, on Thursday night rejected a new Hamas version of the events that led to the seizing of Goldin's body as outrageous, untrue, and marking an attempt by the terror group to slander the Israeli army.

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  5. Hamas claims IDF took terrorist's body instead of Israeli soldier's during 2014 Gaza warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Jerusalem Post

    A Hamas commander from the Izz a-Din al-Kassam Brigades has claimed that Israel mistook the body of a terrorist for that of IDF Sec.-Lt. Hadar Goldin during a tunnel kidnapping attempt during Operation Protective Edge last August, according to an Al Jazeera report aired Thursday.

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  6. 500,000 sign petition to end Israel's Gaza blockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian workers offload a truck loaded with cement after it entered from Egypt through the Rafah border crossing in southern Gaza Strip, August 20, 2015. More than half a million people have signed a petition to end Israel's blockade of Gaza, within one day after it was posted.

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  7. Hamas Propaganda Video Sheds Light on Soldier's AbductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Hamas on Thursday published a new propaganda video which, it claims, sheds new light on the circumstances surrounding the death and kidnapping of the body of IDF soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin during Operation Protective Edge.

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  8. Aid Groups to World Leaders: Time to Force Israel to Lift Blockade on GazaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Common Dreams

    Children in Rafah collect water from one of the working public taps July 13, 2014. Over 150,000 people and dozens of humanitarian organizations say it is time for world leaders to force Israel to lift the blockade on Gaza and allow its residents to recover from last year's 50-day military onslaught, in what the groups are saying is the largest global appeal of its kind.

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  9. Life in Gaza, One Year After WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Atlantic

    My brain cannot stop dreaming of war, I don't want to wake up this way! Its really annoying and sad. #Gaza : And yet the resilience of Gaza's youth, their ongoing zest for life in such difficult circumstances, is inspiring.

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  10. Aid groups appeal for end to Gaza blockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Times of Israel

    A truck carrying cement is seen after it entered the southern Gaza Strip from Israel through the Kerem Shalom crossing in Rafah, on April 29, 2015. Some 35 aid groups from around the world, including ActionAid and Oxfam, launched a joint call Wednesday to end Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, which is in dire need of reconstruction.

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  11. Thirsty for justice: 120,000 residents of the blockaded Gaza Strip lack drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Al Bawaba

    A Palestinian boys drinks water from a public tap at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency headquarters in the southern Gaza Strip Rafah refugee camp. Palestine's Coastal Municipalities Water Utility has said that some 120,000 people in the blockaded Gaza Strip lack drinking water as a result of infrastructure damaged during Israel's 55-day assault on the territory last year.

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  12. Hamas official: Israel, Arab states in cahoots against usRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian Hamas security guards walk near an Egyptian watch tower on the border with Egypt in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on July 5, 2013 A senior Hamas official has told a Turkish news outlet that three Arab countries are working "in coordination with Israeli security forces" to arrest members of the Gaza-based terror organization, Israel's Ynet website reported Tuesday. The official - who did name the countries in question - said that Hamas operatives only work abroad with the full consent of the host nation.

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  13. .com | Gaza teacher strike shuts first day of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | News24

    A Palestinian man protests against the reduction of some of the financial and food aid services given by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency to Palestine refugees, in Rafah. Gaza City - A strike by teachers and personnel in Gaza kept more than 200 000 children from returning to school for the new term Monday, as the UN agency that employs them struggles financially.

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  14. Palestinian sentenced to death in Gaza for providing info to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Daily Star

    Palestinian members of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, take part in a military parade marking the first anniversary of the killing of Hamas's military commanders Mohammed Abu Shamala and Raed al-Attar on August 21, 2015 in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

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  15. UN relief agency strike shuts down Gaza Strip schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian children and teachers hold placards during a protest against the reduction of educational programs given by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency at the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip, August 15, 2015. A strike on Monday by workers at the United Nations organization for Palestinian refugees shut down schools across the Gaza Strip on the first day of the school year there, keeping hundreds of thousands of children at home.

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  16. .com | Animals suffer in Gaza's cash-strapped zoosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | News24

    On a dirt road, behind tall white walls decorated with faded paintings of zebras, giraffes and lions, lies Rafah Zoo. It is hidden away from Rafah's busy streets, but inside, hundreds of colourful birds in cages tweet loudly - almost drowning out the sound of children playing in a pool nearby.

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  17. Ap Photos: Editor selections from the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    Lebanese riot police battled in the streets of downtown Beirut for a second night Sunday after demonstrators rallied over government paralysis and an ongoing trash crisis. The clashes injured at least 44 people and 30 police officers, authorities said.

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  18. Hamas holds Egypt responsible for kidnapped membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Al Bawaba

    Hamas said Monday that it holds Egypt "responsible" for the lives of four of its members who were kidnapped last week by the Sinai Province militant group in the northern Sinai. In a statement, the movement urged the Egyptian authorities to do more to secure their release, and called on human rights and political organizations to play a bigger role condemning the "savage" kidnapping.

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  19. Hamas Doesna t Discriminate by Age or GenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Jewish Press

    Whether your a female, or a child, or a female child, Hamas is happy to dress you up in uniform and give you a rifle. The photo is from a "military" parade on August 21, marking the first anniversary of the killing of Hamas's terror commanders Mohammed Abu Shammala and Raed al-Attar, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.

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  20. The Short List: Earth's mystery holes; stop tanning; Obama impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | USA Today

    The Short List: Earth's mystery holes; stop tanning; Obama impeachment Out of the loop today? We've got the top stories right here. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1n08TBM Is it the end of the world as we know it? We don't feel fine.

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