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Gaza cease-fire collapses two hours after going into effect

Gaza cease-fire collapses two hours after going into effect

GAZA, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Both sides blame the other as a proposed cease-fire between Israeli and Hamas forces in Gaza collapsed Friday morning within two hours of going into effect.
Matt Bradwell
Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire

GAZA, July 31 (UPI) --Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire set to begin Friday morning.
Danielle Haynes
Latin American countries protest Israel, remove diplomats

Latin American countries protest Israel, remove diplomats

SANTIAGO , Chile, July 31 (UPI) --Chile, El Salvador and Peru each recalled its ambassador from Israel in protest of escalating Israeli military operations in Gaza.
Ed Adamczyk
IDF: We do not target U.N. facilities

IDF: We do not target U.N. facilities

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 31 (UPI) --A spokesman for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said in an interview Tuesday that Israel has never targeted a U.N. facility.
Aileen Graef
London mayor flies Palestinian flag at town hall

London mayor flies Palestinian flag at town hall

LONDON, July 31 (UPI) --Lutfur Rahman, the mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London, raised the Palestinian flag over the town hall on Wednesday. It was removed Thursday morning.
JC Finley
Arab states offer little help to Hamas

Arab states offer little help to Hamas

CAIRO, July 31 (UPI) --A coalition of Arab states has deliberately not taken sides in the conflict between Israel and Hamas, the governing body of Gaza.
Ed Adamczyk
Russell Brand slams Sean Hannity for 'childish' Gaza segment

Russell Brand slams Sean Hannity for 'childish' Gaza segment

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) --Russell Brand slammed Sean Hannity's "Sympathy for the Terrorists" segment, calling it "childish" and "unreasonable" on his Internet show, "The Trews."
Aileen Graef
Israel activates 16,000 reservists, vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

Israel activates 16,000 reservists, vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

JERUSALEM, July 31 (UPI) --Israel will call up another 16,000 reservists to aid military efforts in Gaza, despite international calls for an immediate cease-fire.
Matt Bradwell
Obama administration slams House version of border bill, promises veto

Obama administration slams House version of border bill, promises veto

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --The White House stepped forward Wednesday to slam the House version of a supplemental bill as a "patchwork" of "arbitrary and unrealistic demands."
Gabrielle Levy
Back to square one

Back to square one

Arnaud de Borchgrave: Chaos and anarchy and religious extremism are spreading from Libya to Iraq, moving into the vacuum of retreating U.S. military power.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Ban Ki-moon: 'Nothing is more shameful than attacking sleeping children'

Ban Ki-moon: 'Nothing is more shameful than attacking sleeping children'

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, July 30 (UPI) --U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon denounced the Israeli bombing of a second U.N. school in Gaza Wednesday, saying there is "nothing more shameful."
Aileen Graef
Pro-Palestinian activists hold 'die-in' at Chicago City Hall to protest Boeing

Pro-Palestinian activists hold 'die-in' at Chicago City Hall to protest Boeing

CHICAGO, July 30 (UPI) --Supporters of Palestine gathered in Chicago Wednesday, pretending to die to protest aircraft maker Boeing's involvement in the city's Air & Water Show.
Matt Bradwell
At least 15 dead after Israel strikes U.N. school in Gaza

At least 15 dead after Israel strikes U.N. school in Gaza

GAZA, July 30 (UPI) --Between 15 and 20 people are dead and nearly 100 are believed to be injured after Israeli tanks launched a strike on a United Nations school in Gaza.
Matt Bradwell
Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem condemn Israeli attacks in open letter

Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem condemn Israeli attacks in open letter

MADRID, July 29 (UPI) --Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, director Pedro Almodovar and other Spanish stars penned an open letter to denounce Israel's attacks on Gaza as "genocide."
Annie Martin
House slashes proposal for emergency border bill

House slashes proposal for emergency border bill

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) --House Republicans put forward their version of an emergency funding bill to handle the influx of children at the southwest border.
Gabrielle Levy
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Palestinian Fatah members carry the body of Palestinian militant Ibrahim Al-Wahidi, 25, during his funeral in Gaza City, June 7, 2010. Al-Wahidi was killed with three other comrades off the Gaza coast when Israeli naval forces fired at a Palestinian boat off the central Gaza Strip on June 7, killing four militants, medical officials,. UPI/Ismael Mohamad Victim
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Gaza City (unofficially)

45,000  dunams (45 km²)

Gaza (Arabic: غزة‎ Ghazza; also referred to as Gaza City) is a Palestinian city in the Gaza Strip, with a population of 410,000, making it the largest city under the control of the Palestinian National Authority.

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