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The head of relief efforts in the area has warned that the UN has no more food to distribute in the Gaza Strip. (photo, from bbc.co.uk)

Handouts for 750 000 Gazans would have to be suspended at least until Saturday, said John Ging, adding that Gaza’s economic situation was “a disaster”. (more…)

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Border crossings into the Gaza Strip have been closed by Israeli military, after a rocket was fired from the territory, in defiance of the ceasefire that started last month.

The rocket was fired on Thursday, from the Hamas-run territory, which prompted an early weekend closure of the border crossings, Israeli officials said. (more…)

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Hamas claimed victory over Israeli forces after most of them left northern Gaza.

In a few days of fighting more than 100 people have been killed, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas broke the talks, and the international community started to protest against the Israeli operation. (more…)

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In order to protest at a new assault on Gaza that has killed about 100 people, Mahmoud Abbas (photo) has suspended contact with Israel. It came amid clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank and angry demonstrations in Gaza.

“In light of the Israeli aggression such communication has no meaning” said Nabil Abu Rudeina, Mr Abba’s spokesman. (more…)

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