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  1. Power-sharing deal between former foes taking shape in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    A power-sharing deal between two former arch foes is slowly taking shape in Gaza and could lead to big changes in the Hamas -ruled territory, including an easing of a decade-long border blockade. In the latest sign that the Egypt-backed understandings are moving forward, Hamas permitted more than 2,000 supporters of its former nemesis, Mohammed Dahlan , to stage a rally in Gaza City on Thursday.

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  2. In picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | BBC News

    Egypt and other Arab countries began celebrating on Sunday, based on an official sighting of the new moon. This is a street scene in the Egyptian village of Dalgamon, 120km north of Cairo.

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  3. Why Gaza is experiencing a new power crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The Gaza Strip is in the midst of an electricity shortage that has left residents with just a few hours of power a day, turning many aspects of everyday life in the Hamas-ruled territory upside down and raising concerns about a humanitarian crisis. Gaza's power woes began in 2006, when Israel bombed the territory's power plant after Hamas-allied militants captured an Israeli soldier.

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  4. AP Explains: Why Gaza is experiencing a new power crisisRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The Gaza Strip is in the midst of an electricity shortage that has left residents with just a few hours of power a day, turning many aspects of everyday life in the Hamas-ruled territory upside down and raising concerns about a humanitarian crisis. Gaza's power woes began in 2006, when Israel bombed the territory's power plant after Hamas-allied militants captured an Israeli soldier.

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  5. AP Explains: Why Gaza is experiencing a new power crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | TheCourier.com

    The Gaza Strip is in the midst of an electricity shortage that has left residents with just a few hours of power a day, turning many aspects of everyday life in the Hamas-ruled territory upside down and raising concerns about a humanitarian crisis.

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  6. Trump social media chief touts trip to 'Palestine'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Palestinians in Gaza wave Palestinian flags during a demonstration in support of national unity on October 22, 2016 in Gaza City. US President Donald Trump's director of social media recognized "Palestine," apparently accidentally, when posting online about the president's upcoming trip to the region.

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  7. New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    The newly elected leader of Hamas paid tribute in Gaza on Monday to Palestinian prisoners being held in Israel, his first appearance in the new role and a sign of the group's internal power shift from the diaspora to the Hamas-ruled territory. Since the Palestinian group's founding 30 years ago, its top leaders had moved between Arab capitals such as Beirut, Damascus, and Doha, Qatar.

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  8. A Library For Gaza, Because Freedom Is Sometimes A State of MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Common Dreams

    While digging through the rubble of his university's arts department after Israel's 2014 assault, Mosab Abu Toha, a young Gazan with a degree in English literature, came upon an intact copy of the Norton Anthology of American Literature . Like his neighbors, Abu Toha has remained trapped in Gaza by the Israeli travel ban, but he has found solace and liberation in reading, arguing "freedom is a state of mind."

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  9. Hamas blames Abbas for Gaza power plant shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    A demonstrator in Gaza City holds a Palestinian flag during a rally calling on rivals Hamas and Fatah to end their political division. Hamas appealed to Ramallah on Monday to lift an onerous fuel tax which it said would force the Gaza power plant to shut down on Tuesday for the third day in a row.

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  10. Most of Gaza's Libraries Have Been Closed or Destroyed-And You...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The Nation

    Palestinian sisters sort out their school books after finding them among the debris of their parents' destroyed home in Gaza City. There are as many opinions about Israel and Palestine as there are minds and mouths and fingers to type a tweet, but here is something everyone can agree on: People in Gaza need more books.

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  11. Hamas-controlled Interior Ministry lifts restrictions on travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    The Hamas-controlled Interior Ministry in the Gaza Strip lifted its restrictions on travel through the Erez crossing and its blanket ban on fishermen going out to sea, the ministry said on Thursday. The ministry closed Erez, the only pedestrian crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on March 26, except for humanitarian cases returning to Gaza, and barred fishermen from settling sail as a part of its investigation into the assassination of Mazen Fuquha.

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  12. Electronic Intifada's Latest Libel: Israel Causes CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Israellycool

    Israel-hating propaganda rag Electronic Intifada turns Israel-bashing into an art form. In one of their latest libels against the Jewish state, they claim we are responsible for causing cancer.

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  13. Hamas partially reopens Erez crossing between Israel, GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    Interior Ministry in Gaza said that while everyone is now permitted to return to the Strip, only certain groups can enter Israel. Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip partially reopened the Erez crossing on Monday morning, a day after authorities closed the crossing to all Gazans except for "humanitarian cases" returning to the small coastal enclave.

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  14. More Palestinians in Jerusalem seek Israeli citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | SFGate

    A Palestinian street vendor displays his goods in front of a mural painting in Gaza City on on March 8, 2017. A Palestinian street vendor displays his goods in front of a mural painting in Gaza City on on March 8, 2017.

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  15. Gazans excited over territory's new indoor mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Saturday Feb. 18, 2017 photo, balloons decorate the entrances of the first indoor shopping mall in the Gaza Strip during it's opening, in Gaza City.

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  16. Survival rate improves for extremely premature infantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A neonatal intensive care unit at Shifa hospital in Gaza City. Survival rates for very early preterm infants have improved slightly, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday.

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  17. Who will be Hamas's next leader?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh delivers a speech during Friday prayers at a makeshift tent erected near the remains of a mosque in Gaza City. Khaled Mashaal, who has served as Hamas Politburo chairman since 1996, made a surprising announcement in late September 2016.

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  18. Trump administration reviews foreign aid in Obama's final months in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A Palestinian man reads by the beach as fishermen cast their nets off the shore in Gaza City on Jan. 24. The State Department is conducting a review of all foreign aid parceled out in the final two months of the Obama administration, including the controversial last-minute release of $220 million to Palestinians announced just hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as president. The review involves dozens, if not hundreds, of foreign aid allocations made after Trump was elected.

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  19. Hamas warns US against embassy relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Peninsula

    Newly graduated police officers attend a parade holding Dome of the Rock model, during their graduation ceremony organised by the Palestinian Government in Gaza City, yesterday. Gaza City: A senior Hamas leader has warned the new US President, Donald Trump, against plans to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, saying it would harm regional stability.

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  20. The 35 most bizarre photos of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    While there have been plenty of newsworthy, powerful, and deeply moving photographs created this year - there's also been a handful of playful, humorous moments that the Reuters award-winning team of photographers have captured. Three-year-old Oliver Quiros competes dressed as an astronaut riding a space shuttle in the Haunted Heats Halloween Surf Contest in Santa Monica, California.

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