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Gaza Strip

Aug 18, 2014 — The previous cease-fire lasted five days and expired at midnight. Unlike other deal extensions, there have been no reports of rockets fired or Israeli action. Talks continue with mediators in Egypt.
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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 14, 2014 — Many were damaged in the fighting with Israel and others are still serving as shelters for Gazans who lost their homes. Even before the fighting, kids went to school in shifts owing to overcrowding.
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Aug 14, 2014 — A few tense hours were marred by Hamas rocket attacks and Israeli airstrikes, but since then, things seem to be quiet.
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Aug 10, 2014 — Israeli officials say they have agreed to the new cease-fire deal reached in Cairo with representatives of Hamas.
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Aug 9, 2014 — Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.
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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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Jul 31, 2014 — The stockpile, located on Israeli soil, was set up in the 1980s as an emergency supply during wartime. The last time the U.S. granted Israel permission to use it was during the 2006 Lebanon war.
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Jul 27, 2014 — A proposed 24-hour extension to Saturday's humanitarian cease-fire didn't last past Sunday morning. Hamas, which rejected that truce, says it is now willing to accept a new cease-fire.
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Jul 26, 2014 — Alexander the Great complained about the tunnels under Gaza during his siege of the area in 332 BC. They are still an issue today as the Israelis and Palestinians slug it out.
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