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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
Hamas rejects cease-fire proposal in Gaza

Hamas rejects cease-fire proposal in Gaza

GAZA CITY , Gaza, July 29 (UPI) --A call by Palestinian leadership for a 24-hour truce in the conflict between Israel and Gaza was rejected Tuesday by Hamas, the governing body in Gaza.
Ed Adamczyk
Israel bombs Gaza's only power plant as Netanyahu promises 'prolonged campaign'

Israel bombs Gaza's only power plant as Netanyahu promises 'prolonged campaign'

GAZA, July 29 (UPI) --Gaza's only power station was destroyed by Israeli missiles Tuesday, the latest in the increasingly volatile conflict between the Israeli government and Hamas.
Matt Bradwell
Playground, hospital hit as Gaza war escalates

Playground, hospital hit as Gaza war escalates

JERUSALEM, July 28 (UPI) --Explosions at a Palestinian playground and near a Gaza City hospital ended an informal pause in hostilities in Gaza Monday.
Ed Adamczyk
U.N. secretary-general calls on Hamas and Israel to address 'root cause' of conflict

U.N. secretary-general calls on Hamas and Israel to address 'root cause' of conflict

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) --The U.N. secretary-general, back from Mideast peace negotiations, called "for an immediate, unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" between Israel and Hamas.
JC Finley
U.N. Security Council calls for 'immediate and unconditional' Mideast cease-fire

U.N. Security Council calls for 'immediate and unconditional' Mideast cease-fire

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) --The U.N. Security Council issued a statement early Monday calling for an "immediate and unconditional" humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
JC Finley
Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce; U.N. appealing to Israel

Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce; U.N. appealing to Israel

JERUSALEM, July 27 (UPI) --After initially saying no, Hamas has agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire as the United Nations appeals to Israel.
Danielle Haynes
Israel OKs 24-hour truce; Hamas considering

Israel OKs 24-hour truce; Hamas considering

GAZA, July 26 (UPI) --A 24-hour truce is under consideration by Hamas; has already been approved by Israel.
Danielle Haynes
Cease-fire extension not happening, says Hamas

Cease-fire extension not happening, says Hamas

JERUSALEM, July 26 (UPI) --Israel agrees to four-hour extension of 12-hour cease-fire, but Hamas fires rockets.
Danielle Haynes
Israel, Hamas agree to 12-hour ceasefire Saturday

Israel, Hamas agree to 12-hour ceasefire Saturday

JERUSALEM, July 25 (UPI) --U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brokers 12-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas on Saturday.
Danielle Haynes
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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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