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Gaza: Funeral of Palestinian child killed by Israeli soldiers

Hundreds of Palestinians witnessed Saturday’s funeral of a 12-year-old boy killed by Israeli soldiers the day before in clashes on the Gaza-Israel border. Chadi Abdel Aal was fatally wounded east

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Gaza: As new US Embassy opens in Jerusalem, more than 50 Palestinians were killed on Monday by Israeli gunfire during protests in Gaza

The new US embassy, one of Donald Trump’s most controversial promises, was inaugurated in Jerusalem. But this resulted in a bloodbath in Gaza. According to a provisional assessment, on Monday

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How long will Gaza survive without water?

Due to power cuts of more than 20 hours a day that have become a rule these days, the water crisis has prompted the inhabitants of the Gaza Strip to

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Gaza : Turkish ship arrives in Ashdod with aid for Gaza

A week on from restoring ties, a Turkish ship has arrived in Ashdod with 11,000 tons of humanitarian aid bound for Gaza. The “Lady Leyla” is carrying food, toys and

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‘War crimes’ likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza conflict, says UN

UN report claiming “substantial information” that both Israel and Palestinians committed war crimes during Gaza conflict rejected by both sides . Both Israel and Palestinian militants committed grave violations during

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Gaza: UN humanitarian arm warns that blockade ‘undermining’ living standards

The living conditions of nearly 2 million Palestinians residing in the Gaza Strip have been undermined by the enduring blockade against the enclave, the United Nations humanitarian office reported today.

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‘We must not fail in Gaza’ say UN agencies, joining global call to action

United Nations agencies and offices are expressing alarm over the limited progress in rebuilding the lives of those affected by last summer’s fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups