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  • Israeli P.M. Benjamin Netanyahu, facing global alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants' infiltration tunnels.

    An Israeli soldier is seen at the entrance of a tunnel dug by Palestinians beneath the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel on October 13, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Jul 31, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT
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  • Displaced Palestinian children play at an United Nations school in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip, July 28, 2014.

    Israel launched a deadly attack on a United Nations school housing refugees in Gaza despite repeated warnings that civilians were sheltering there, the U.N. has said.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 30, 2014, 7:18 AM EDT
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  •  Israeli soldiers pray near the Israeli Gaza border as the 24 hour ceasefire begins on July 27, 2014 on the Israeli/Gaza border, Israel.

    Gaza has seen one of its heaviest nights of bombardment in three weeks, after Israel's prime minister warned of a long conflict ahead. Gaza's only power plant was damaged as Israel carried out 60 air strikes.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 29, 2014, 7:33 AM EDT
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  • An Israeli soldier sits on a tank on July 28, 2014 near Kafar Azza, Israel. As Israel's operation 'Protective Edge' in Gaza continues, the international community struggles to find a truce agreement.

    There have been sporadic attacks by both Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza amid a relative lull in the violence of recent weeks. Earlier, the U.N. urged a halt to hostilities to coincide with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 28, 2014, 7:42 AM EDT
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  • Israeli soldiers prepare their Tanks in a deployment area on July 24, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the West Bank and Jerusalem.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 25, 2014, 7:31 AM EDT
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