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UN Security Council meets on Gaza flareup

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss the escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip but there was no agreement on how to address the crisis, diplomats said. Kuwait and Bolivia requested the meeting following …

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Israel reopens border crossings to Gaza

Israel opened the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and the Erez crossing with Gaza, just four days after shuttering them following a Palestinian rocket attack that sparked retaliatory strikes. The move followed efforts to prevent an …

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Israel intercepts ship attempting to break Gaza blockade

Israel’s navy intercepted a ship carrying activists en route to Gaza in the latest attempt to break a blockade on the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic militant group Hamas, the military said in a stetement yesterday. It …

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Hamas-Israel ceasefire holds after night of violence

A ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel appears to be holding following one of the worst days in violence in the Gaza Strip since the 2014 Gaza war. Hamas said that armed groups in the Gaza Strip had agreed to a deal with Israel …

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Israel strikes Gaza after heaviest mortar barrage in years

Israel has attacked militant sites in Gaza after coming under the heaviest barrage of mortar and rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave in years, BBC reported. The Israeli army said air strikes hit 35 targets, including a cross-border …

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Israel strikes boat moored in Gaza

Israeli aircraft destroyed a boat moored in Gaza city this morning, local residents said.  The Israeli military said aircraft had struck "military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization’s naval force" …

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Erdogan discusses Palestine with world leaders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday spoke with the leaders of a number of countries, including Germany, Iran, Indonesia, Qatar and Sudan and urged the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries to …

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Erdogan and Abbas discuss violence in Gaza

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas by phone yesterday evening, a presidential source said. According to the source, the two leaders exchanged views on the …

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More than 40 people killed in Gaza border clashes

At least 41 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded in protests at the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel on the same day the U.S. fulfills its controversial promise to move its embassy to the contested city of …

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Israel responds to Hamas attack

Israeli Air Force aircraft attacked a Hamas position in the northern Gaza Strip this morning in response to a rocket attack several hours earlier, the army said. "The IDF sees the Hamas terror group as the sole party responsible …

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Israel Strikes Hamas Facility In Gaza: Army

 Israel's air force struck a Hamas military facility in the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday morning, citing a rocket fired at Israel hours before as the reason for the attack, the army said, Bernama reports with a reference  Xinhua news …

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