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Aug 27, 2014 — Some semblance of normal life returned to Gaza, after Hamas and Israel accepted an open-ended cease-fire. People returned home and markets opened. What the future holds, however, is far from certain.
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Aug 19, 2014 — The resumption of violence casts doubts about the future of indirect talks in Cairo, but similar flare-ups in the past have not prevented the two sides from reinstating another temporary truce.
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Aug 18, 2014 — With a shaky cease-fire holding, Israel is starting to take stock of how much the monthlong war with Hamas will cost.
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Aug 17, 2014 — Hamas wants an easing of the blockade of the territory, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated a demand for security guarantees.
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Aug 11, 2014 — But the two sides appeared no closer to a settlement to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip that has left nearly 2,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 67 Israelis, mostly soldiers, dead.
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Aug 8, 2014 — It's still unclear whether the renewed fighting is a sign of something broader. Meanwhile, the peace talks in Cairo appeared to have stalled because of the rocket fire.
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Aug 6, 2014 — For the past month, Harris has been covering the Israeli-Hamas battles in the Gaza Strip. She answered questions Wednesday in a Reddit Ask Me Anything.
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Aug 6, 2014 — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said both sides should seize this opportunity to move toward broader negotiations for a long-term peace.
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Aug 5, 2014 — The move may not mean the end of the current conflict. The Israel Defense Forces said its troops would maintain a defensive position and respond to any attacks.
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Aug 4, 2014 — Israel also declared a seven-hour humanitarian cease-fire, but there were still no signs that a long-lasting peace was at hand.
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