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Palestinian girl, 13, shot dead after trying to stab Israeli guard – police

Palestinian girl, 13, shot dead after trying to stab Israeli guard – police

Jan 24, – Hours later, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas came out against Palestinian groups he said were encouraging youth to take part in an almost four-month long surge of violence with Israel which has raised concern of wider escalation a decade after the last Palestinian uprising subsided. A 13-year-old Palestinian girl was shot dead on […]

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Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Aug 30, – Most of the new building would be to make up for the current housing deficit, rather than to address damage from fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip’s battered […]

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Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

Aug 29, – Benjamin Netanyahu stressed that it is still early to tell “if the new reality” would allow a political process to resume but said he is examining the possibility. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Hamas on Friday for extending fighting with Israel in the Gaza Strip, casting doubt on the future of the […]

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