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Israel targets Hamas leaders in Gaza raid

Israeli warplanes bombed the home of a senior Hamas leader early Wednesday, as a campaign against Gaza entered day nine with no sign of an immediate end to hostilities. Israel had resumed Tuesday its punishing air campaign against the Palestinian territory, which has killed 197 people, as international efforts towards a[…]

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Bloodbath in Gaza: Abnormal becomes normal

OPINION by Iqbal Jassat – As world powers watch the slaughter of Gaza’s besieged population in deathly silence, ordinary people are shocked at the levels of barbarity displayed by Israel. Gruesome and grotesque to the extreme. Visuals in mainstream media of entire families including little babies being blown to pieces, cannot but[…]

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Egypt proposes ceasefire for Israel, Hamas

Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip that has left at least 185 people dead, and both sides said they were seriously considering the proposal. The late-night offer by Egypt marked the first sign of a breakthrough[…]

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Charities urge end to Gaza violence

A group of 34 charities and other non-governmental organisations signed a statement Friday urging an end to the deadly conflict between Israel and Hamas. The statement was signed by groups including ActionAid, CARE, Oxfam and Save the Children and urged the international community to step up efforts to find a[…]

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Israel Gaza op kills 28

An Israeli operation against Gaza has killed 28 people, medics said Wednesday, and wounded more than 150, in the deadliest day of violence in the coastal strip since 2012. Air strikes which began in Gaza on Tuesday killed 24 people, including two women and five children, and Israeli forces killed[…]

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