Netanyahu says Hamas wants to ‘pile up the bodies’ for sympathy

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Hamas on Monday for trying to “pile up the bodies” of its own Palestinian people to generate sympathy while it fires more rockets into Israel. 

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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 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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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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BREAKING: Egypt and US announce cease fire between Gaza and Israel

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt announces cease-fire between Israel, Hamas effective Wednesday evening at 9pm Cairo time (2pm ET). More details to come on this developing story at www.nbcnews.com

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.