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Gaza in state of alert after blasts kill two policemen: officials

The Gaza Strip was in a “state of alert” on Wednesday after explosions killed two policemen in the Palestinian enclave, authorities said. The officers died in “two explosions targeting police checkpoints” late on Tuesday night, the interior ministry in the Hamas-controlled coastal territory said in a statement. The Israeli military denied carrying out[…]

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Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinians as they tried to cross the Gaza fence, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed, reports Reuters. The military said in a statement: “A short while ago, IDF (Israel Defence Forces) troops spotted[…]

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Gaza war ‘not far away’, will be deadliest yet

A new war between Israel and Palestinian factions in the occupied Gaza Strip “is not far away”, and will be “will be deadlier and more destructive than any previous” offensive, according to a report by the Jerusalem Post’s military correspondent. According to the analyst, Israeli officials “have repeatedly said that[…]

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Overwhelming response to live Gaza pledge

The Voice of the Cape listeners responded with a big heart to the Al Quds Foundation SA’s Live pledge for Gaza on Sunday, with a total of over R400 000 pledged so far. The live pledge-line aimed to raise funds for students at the Islamic University of Gaza, orphans displaced[…]

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