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  • Homefront Command members clean up rubble from a home after a Hamas rocket landed in the front yard on July 15, 2014 in Ashdod, Israel.

    Israel urged the evacuation of several Gaza Strip areas, threatening ground operations after briefly holding fire under a truce proposal that failed to stop Palestinian rocket salvoes.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 16, 2014, 7:50 AM EDT
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  • Smoke from an Israeli air strike rises over the Gaza Strip on July 14, 2014 at the Israeli-Gaza border. Israel's operation 'Protective Edge' has entered a seventh day as the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) continue to carry out massive airstrikes across the Gaza Strip with reports suggesting over 166 people have been killed, the majority of whom are civilians.

    Israel said it shot down a drone from Gaza a week into its offensive, the first reported deployment of an unmanned aircraft by Palestinian militants whose rocket attacks have been regularly intercepted.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 14, 2014, 7:31 AM EDT
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  • People watch as firefighters try to douse a fire from a rocket that hit a Petrol station on July 11, 2014 in Ashdod, Israel.

    The death toll from Israeli air strikes on Gaza has hit 100, Palestinian sources say. Israel has carried out hundreds of strikes since launching its operation on Tuesday to stop rocket fire from Gaza.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 11, 2014, 7:08 AM EDT
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  • Israeli tanks seen moving along the border with Gaza on July 10, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.

    Israeli air strikes killed eight members of a family including five children in a pre-dawn raid on Gaza on Thursday, Palestinian officials said, while Hamas-led fighters launched rockets at Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 10, 2014, 6:27 AM EDT
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