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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Calls begin for Israel to end its blockade to allow Gaza to rebuild

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... 2006 after militants seized a soldier in a cross-border tunnel attack. It was significantly tightened a year later after the Islamist movement Hamas seized control of the enclave, with Israel ... now", he said. Until recently, Gazans have been able to circumvent the restrictions of the blockade by importing cement through cross-border tunnels from Egypt. But after the Egyptian military ...

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    All turns quiet on the Gaza front as 72-hour ceasefire comes into effect

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... to destroy a network of cross-border tunnels, ending a ground operation which began on July 17. Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner said troops would be "deployed in defensive positions" ... cross-border tunnels. "They were part of a strategic plan of Hamas, and an investment of approximately US$100 million worth of materials and we have now removed that threat," Lerner said. ...

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    Deadly attack on Israeli bus amid lull in Gaza fighting

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:32pm by AP

    ... deal with Hamas. It said the army was close to completing the main objective of the ground assault- destruction of cross-border infiltration tunnels from Gaza- and was prepared to respond ...

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    Palestinians accuse Israel of breaking its own ceasefire with bomb attack

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:38am by Reuters

    ... offensive in the absence of a mediated disengagement deal with Hamas. It said the army was close to completing the main objective of the ground assault- destruction of cross-border infiltration ...

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    Israel hits Gaza power plant and destroys home of Hamas leader

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:30pm by AP

    ... were killed yesterday as Israeli forces pounded the enclave from air, sea and land. The Israeli assault intensified following the deaths of 10 Israeli soldiers in cross-border attacks ... its offensive until it destroyed a network of Hamas tunnels, which Israel says serve as the group's bunkers, weapon caches and cross-border infiltration routes to attack Israelis. ...

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    Animals in Gaza zoo no safer than humans from Israeli bombardment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AFP

    ... followed by a ground offensive nine days later to destroy a network of Hamas cross-border tunnels leading into Israel. The zoo is part of Al-Bisan, built by the Hamas government in 2008 ...

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    Israel orders ground offensive in Gaza; heavy shelling on border

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:13am by Reuters

    ... forces have focused so far on seeking out tunnels Palestinian militants might use for cross-border raids. One such infiltration was narrowly thwarted on Thursday, with the army saying it had ...

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    Israeli air raids in Gaza cause no casualties: Palestinians

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:34am by Agence France-Presse in Gaza City

    ... The army said it targeted a “key” figure responsible for cross-border rocket fire. Tensions have risen in and around Gaza after a year of relative calm, with army figures showing 33 rockets have ...

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    Israel declares Gaza ceasefire over as 50 Palestinians die in renewed shelling

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:54am by Reuters and AFP

    ... and “cover up its Rafah massacre”. Israel launched its offensive in Gaza on July 8, unleashing air and naval bombardments in response to a surge of cross-border rocket attacks. Tanks and infantry ...

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    Israel launches strikes in Lebanon after rocket attack

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 11:28am by Reuters

    ... cross-border rocket salvo a day earlier. There were no reported casualties in the Israeli raid near the Rashidiyi Palestinian refugee camp between Sidon and Beirut, or the rocket strike on Thursday ... responsibility for Thursday's attack. Israel routinely retaliates for cross-border shootings, although such altercations have been rare since an inconclusive 2006 war with Hezbollah Shiite Muslim ...




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