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Israeli airstrike in Gaza targets Hamas commander

Israeli airstrike in Gaza targets Hamas commander

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Aug. 20 (UPI) --Israel suspended negotiations and renewed airstrikes in Gaza overnight Tuesday, responding to a burst of Hamas rocket fire that broke nearly six days of calm.
Gabrielle Levy
Rocket fire breaks latest Gaza truce

Rocket fire breaks latest Gaza truce

JERUSALEM, Aug. 19 (UPI) --Three rockets were fired into southern Israel from Gaza Tuesday, the Israeli military said, interrupting the latest cease-fire agreement.
Ed Adamczyk
Gaza truce to be extended, media reports say

Gaza truce to be extended, media reports say

CAIRO , Aug. 18 (UPI) --An agreement to extend the cease-fire in Gaza has been reached, Israeli and Palestinian media reported Monday.
Ed Adamczyk
Israel demolishes homes of West Bank murder suspects

Israel demolishes homes of West Bank murder suspects

HEBRON, West Bank, Aug. 18 (UPI) --The Hebron, West Bank, homes of two of the three Palestinians suspected of abducting and murdering three Israeli teenagers in June were demolished Monday.
Ed Adamczyk
As Gaza truce winds down, no progress in negotiations

As Gaza truce winds down, no progress in negotiations

CAIRO , Aug. 18 (UPI) --Israeli and Palestinian negotiators remain far apart Monday as a five-day truce in Gaza is about to expire.
Ed Adamczyk
Support of Palestine is strong in South Africa

Support of Palestine is strong in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 15 (UPI) --The conflict between Israel and Palestine has sparked global reaction, but perhaps none as curious as in South Africa.
Ed Adamczyk
Palestinian negotiator: Israel must be held accountable for alleged war crimes

Palestinian negotiator: Israel must be held accountable for alleged war crimes

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Palestinian leaders are prepared to take Israel to international court over alleged "war crimes," a veteran Palestinian diplomat said.
Ed Adamczyk
Palestinian couple marries at U.N. shelter in Gaza

Palestinian couple marries at U.N. shelter in Gaza

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Aug. 14 (UPI) --Despite over a month of deadly conflict between Hamas and Israel, one couple decided to move forward with their wedding plans.
JC Finley
Cease-fire extension between Israel and Hamas holds despite violence

Cease-fire extension between Israel and Hamas holds despite violence

CAIRO, Aug. 14 (UPI) --A five-day cease-fire has taken hold between Israel and Hamas despite the exchange of rocket fire Wednesday night.
Aileen Graef
Israeli, Palestinian cease-fire extension in question after fresh rocket fire

Israeli, Palestinian cease-fire extension in question after fresh rocket fire

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Israeli military officials said rockets were fired from Gaza shortly before expiration of three-day truce; both sides strike, but five-day truce agreed upon.
Danielle Haynes
Hosni Mubarak denies ordering the killing of protesters

Hosni Mubarak denies ordering the killing of protesters

CAIRO, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Hosni Mubarak made his first statement during his trial Wednesday, saying the blood of the protesters killed during his ouster is not on his hands.
Aileen Graef
Italian journalist killed in Gaza

Italian journalist killed in Gaza

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza, Aug. 13 (UPI) --An Italian journalist became first foreign media member killed in the Gaza conflict when a bomb disposal crew failed to dismantle unexploded Israeli ordnance.
Gabrielle Levy
Amal Alamuddin declines U.N. request to investigate war crimes in Gaza

Amal Alamuddin declines U.N. request to investigate war crimes in Gaza

LONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) --Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin declined an offer from the U.N. to investigate the alleged human rights violations in the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Aileen Graef
Gaza uses truce to rebuild

Gaza uses truce to rebuild

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Aug. 12 (UPI) --Residents of Gaza are hurriedly taking advantage of a three-day truce between Hamas and Israel to rebuild whatever they can of their land.
Ed Adamczyk
Israeli military prepares for post-truce action

Israeli military prepares for post-truce action

ASHDOD, Israel, Aug. 12 (UPI) --Israel Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon urged vigilance and preparation Tuesday, as the three-day truce in Gaza is set to expire Wednesday.
Ed Adamczyk
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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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