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Eight-month-old Omar Yaghi died after being unable to travel for life-saving heart surgery, due to the Palestinian Authority cutting ties with Israel last month.

To date, Gaza's Ministry of Health reports that 50 protesters have been shot in the eye by Israeli soldiers since the demonstrations began last March leaving them permanently blind.

Construction to begin on new American hospital in Gaza

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Construction to begin on new American hospital in Gaza

Equipment for a new hospital has arrived in the besieged Gaza strip as part of the ceasefire reached between Israel and Hamas earlier this year.

'Last chance' to avoid war between Israel and Gaza

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'Last chance' to avoid war between Israel and Gaza

Nikolay Mladenov, the UN envoy to the Middle East, said parties must 'consolidate the understandings' of the ceasefire on a Monday visit to Gaza.

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after pre-Ramadan violence

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Israel reopens Gaza crossings after pre-Ramadan violence

Israel has reopened its crossings with the besieged Gaza Strip after a restoration of calm that followed a pre-Ramadan flare up of violence.

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Israel reopens Gaza crossings amid border protests

The Erez crossing for people and the Kerem Shalom crossing for goods reopened on Sunday morning, according to a spokeswoman for COGAT.

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Gaza movie star's Sundance dreams quashed by Israeli-Egyptian blockade

A new documentary called 'Gaza' is hitting the screens at the Sundance Film Festival this week, but one of its main stars won't be attending due ...

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Remembering the Palestinian athletes maimed by Israeli aggression

Dozens of Palestinians have had seen their promising athletic careers cut short by Israeli aggression. Here's a look at some of their stories.

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Qatari aid to besieged Gaza expected in coming days

Under an informal truce agreement Israel has allowed Qatar to bring in aid to Gaza, including $15 million a month to pay salaries of civil ...

How undercover Israeli troops were easily spotted by Hamas

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How undercover Israeli troops were easily spotted by Hamas

Hamas security officials recall catching an undercover Israeli vehicle carrying out a secret operation in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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Israel reopens people, goods crossings to Gaza after lull

Four days after shuttering the country's goods and people border, Israeli authorities reopened them following efforts to prevent an escalation ...

Palestinian teen dead after struck by Israeli gas canister

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Palestinian teen dead after struck by Israeli gas canister

The 15-year-old Ahmed Abu Habel died on Wednesday after being struck in the head near a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces shoot dead two Gazans on border

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Israeli forces shoot dead two Gazans on border

Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians along the Gaza border on Tuesday evening, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said ...

Israel closes only people <em>crossing</em> with Gaza after protest

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Israel closes only people crossing with Gaza after protest

The sole crossing for those living in the blockaded Gaza Strip was closed by the Israeli army on Wednesday, after a protest broke out ...

Israel to reopen <em>Erez</em> border <em>crossing</em> with Gaza

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Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza

Israel's Defence Minister announced that Erez crossing will be reopened as "calm" returns to Gaza's border with Israel.

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Israel closes border crossing with Gaza: official

The Erez crossing had opened just last week to allow goods to reach the blockaded Gaza Strip.

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#WorldCup2018: The Palestinian team that could have been

A visualisation of a Palestinian 'starting 11' highlights the brutal effect of Israeli occupation on talented young players.

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Israel tightens Gaza siege with closure of goods crossing

Israel has closed Gaza's only goods crossing, citing fears over 'additional terror attempts' as it tightens its siege on the coastal ...

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Israeli army denies deliberately targeting Gaza nurse

Razan al-Najjar was a 21-year-old volunteer paramedic with the ministry of health who had helped treat protesters injured by Israeli live fire.

Amid aid cuts, Gaza NGOs in 'catastrophic crisis'

Ahmed Alnaouq

Amid aid cuts, Gaza NGOs in 'catastrophic crisis'

In-depth: The local Gazan NGO sector is in crisis due to the Israeli occupation, a lack of funding and political divisions between Palestinian ...

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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire as Gaza protests begin

Israeli shelling killed a Palestinian farmer in Gaza early on Friday, just hours before the launch of mass protests along the border.

Gazans pitch tents on Israel border ahead of protests

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Gazans pitch tents on Israel border ahead of protests

Palestinians in Gaza have pitched protest camps on the volatile border with Israel ahead of mass "right of return" rallies, which are expected ...

UN concerned by new Hamas checks on Israel-Gaza border

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UN concerned by new Hamas checks on Israel-Gaza border

Hamas have started extra checks at the Gaza-Israel border, saying they are searching for a fugitive.

Main suspect in Gaza bombing dies from wounds: Hamas

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Main suspect in Gaza bombing dies from wounds: Hamas

Gaza's ruling authority Hamas said the main suspect arrested during a raid investigating the recent assassination attempt on Palestinian prime ...

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