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Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2014 22:20)
Israel and Hamas Agree on 72-Hour CeasefireSalem-News.com Staff
Israel and Palestinian delegations in the meantime will travel to Cairo for separate negotiations to reach a more durable ceasefire.
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A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday, and negotiators were due to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution.
Salem-News.com (Jul-27-2014 23:08)
As Gaza Death Toll Tops 1,000, UN Calls for Immediate Cease-FireSalem-News.com Staff
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the call by Hamas for a cease-fire, saying the group violated its own call for a brief stoppage in violence.
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With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday and announced "strong support for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.
Salem-News.com (Jul-26-2014 22:41)
Battle in Gaza Hits Day 20 as Death Toll Passes 1,000Salem-News.com Staff
Rocket barrage fired toward southern and central Israel after cabinet agrees to extend humanitarian ceasefire.
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An Israel Defense Forces soldier was killed early on Sunday by a mortar shell near the Gaza border as Israel's Operation Protective Edge entered its 20th day.
Salem-News.com (Jul-26-2014 07:34)
Palestinians Pour Into Streets to Gather Food, Dead as Truce HoldsSalem-News.com Staff
Israel's military pledged to hold fire for 12 hours but said it would carry on searching for tunnels used by militants.
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Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets on Saturday to recover their dead and stock up on food supplies after a 12-hour humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas took hold on the 19th day of their conflict.
Salem-News.com (Jul-25-2014 05:28)
US Urges Ceasefire Between Israelis and Palestinians as Death Toll Climbs Over 800Salem-News.com Staff
The urgency was spurred on Thursday by the killing of 15 people as they sheltered at a U.N. run school in the northern Gaza Strip, which local officials blamed on Israeli shelling.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional leaders to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, and further violence loomed between Israelis and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.
Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2014 20:10)
Violence Spills Over to West Bank; Death Toll Nears 800Salem-News.com Staff
Israeli troops have killed two other Palestinians this week in smaller confrontations in the West Bank, territory Israel captured along with Gaza in a 1967 war.
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Israeli soldiers shot and killed three Palestinian protesters and wounded about 100 on Thursday in confrontations with several thousand people demonstrating in the occupied West Bank against a 17-day-old Israeli offensive in Gaza, Palestinian medical officials said.
Salem-News.com (Jul-23-2014 05:46)
Israel Continues to Pound Gaza Strip as Kerry ArrivesSalem-News.com
The mounting civilian casualties have driven international efforts to halt the third major round of violence between Israel and Gaza since 2009.
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Israel doesn’t plan to stop its Gaza Strip offensive as long as the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers continue to pose a threat, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Israel in pursuit of an elusive truce deal.
Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2014 07:41)
300 Killed in Gaza as Israeli Tanks Dig InSalem-News.com Staff
Egypt has no plans to revise its ceasefire proposal, which Hamas has rejected, Cairo's foreign minister said on Saturday.
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Israeli tanks and bulldozers dug in across a mile-wide strip of Gaza's eastern frontier on Saturday, and Palestinian officials said military strikes had killed more than 300 people, most of them civilians.