Dozens hurt by strikes near Gaza’s Shifa Hospital, refugee camp

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The attack near Shifa Hospital around 5 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET) caused some damage to its outpatient clinic, according to witnesses.

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Israeli strike hits U.N. school, killing at least 15

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Strike is the fourth time a U.N. facility has been hit in fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants

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58k Gaza kids hit by ‘death, injury or loss of home’ in 10 days

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The Gaza conflict is taking its toll on tens of thousands of children, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warned Friday.

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Israel launches ground operation in Gaza Strip

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The Israeli military said late Thursday it had launched a ground operation within the Gaza Strip.

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Israel agrees to five-hour ‘humanitarian’ pause

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"This humanitarian window is meant to allow the civilian population of the Gaza Strip to engage in resupply for their humanitarian needs."

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Taste of outside world: Smugglers sneak KFC into Gaza

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The demand for KFC in the Gaza strip has led one company to beat the Israeli blockade by smuggling the fast food through tunnels from Egypt.

NBC’s Annabel Roberts reports.

With truce holding, children in Gaza return to school for the first time since fierce fighting began

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Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children headed back to school for the first time Saturday in 10 days, in another indication normal life was returning after cross-border violence in which 166 Palestinians and six Israelis were killed.

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Amid the ruins, Gazans say pity the living, not the dead

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Thousands of Palestinians filled Gaza City’s main square on Thursday to celebrate their “victory” in the latest round of violence with Israel, even as rescue workers were still sifting through the rubble of a home in the neighborhood of El Nasr on the city’s outskirts.

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Talks under way on possible Gaza truce as Secretary Clinton lands in Israel

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As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed in Tel Aviv, a Hamas official said a truce with Israel would not be reached Tuesday because the Israeli government had yet to respond to proposals.

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Real cease-fire or just another ‘time out’?

Despite rumors of an imminent truce, Israel and Hamas remain miles apart in coming to a real deal. Each side is blaming the other for starting the current conflict – and both are insistent that the other stop first.

Netanyahu: Israel prepared for ‘significant expansion’ of Gaza operation

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Israel was prepared to substantially broaden its operation in the Gaza strip, the country’s prime minister said on Sunday as its military planes continued to bomb targets in Gaza City.

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Man’s dramatic rescue from buried car following Israeli air strike in Gaza

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Palestinians work to dig out a car after an Israeli air raid in the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahia on Nov. 15, 2012.

Region on the precipice: Israel, Gaza slide closer to war neither side wants

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Israel has called up army reserves, the standing army is poised for a ground invasion of Gaza, the air force and navy is attacking a list of specified targets, mostly Hamas fighters and weapons facilities.  All is set for war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

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