Dramatic Photos: The Conflict in Gaza

The violence in Gaza between Israel and Hamas continues despite international calls for a cease-fire.

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People pray after placing shoes symbolizing the war dead of children in Gaza, at Zojyoji Buddhist Temple in Tokyo Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Since the war erupted July 8, more than 2,090 Palestinians have been killed, including close to 500 children, and about 100,000 Gazans have been left homeless, according to United Nations figures and Palestinian officials. Israel lost 64 soldiers and four civilians, including a 4-year-old boy killed by a mortar shell Friday.
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Palestinians inspect the damage of their house after it was destroyed in an Israeli strike late Friday, in Gaza City, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.
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Three Palestinian children look at people inspect the damage of their house after it was destroyed in an Israeli strike late Friday, in Gaza City, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.
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A ball of fire rises following an Israeli air strike on a building in Gaza, in the northern Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
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The armed members of Islamic Jihad movement take security measure during the funeral of Palestinian Shaaban Al-Dahdouh, a member of the Islamic Jihad movement killed by Israel, in Gaza City, on August 06, 2014.
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Dozens of Palestinians protest in front of the Israeli courthouse in Jerusalem in solidarity with Abu Khdeer's family as a trial of three Israeli settlers accused of kidnaping and murdering Palestinian teen Mohamed Abu Khdeer last month in Jerusalem kicked off Wednesday in a Jerusalem district court on August 6, 2014. The Israeli public prosecution submitted indictments against the three suspects, over kidnaping and killing Abu Khdeer, 16, from Shuafat neighborhood in East Jerusalem.
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Palestinians collect usable staff inside the debris during the 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Shujaya neighborhood, Gaza on August 6, 2014. A 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire has already begun in the Gaza Strip upon an Egyptian proposal to give the Palestinians and the Israelis the chance to hammer out a final arrangement and an end to the Israeli war on Gaza.
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Palestinian medics treat a baby wounded in an missile strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. A brief cease-fire declared by Israel and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, but an attack on an Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region as Israeli airstrikes resumed late in the day.
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Palestinian medics treat a baby wounded in an missile strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. A brief cease-fire declared by Israel and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, but an attack on an Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region as Israeli airstrikes resumed late in the day. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba)
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A Palestinian woman passes by rescuers inspecting the rubble of destroyed houses following Israeli strikes in Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.
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Palestinians look for survivors under the rubble of the al-Bakri family home destroyed by an Israeli strike in Gaza City, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Two missiles struck the al-Bakri house in Beach Camp in Gaza City after the cease-fire began, according to the Red Crescent. More than two dozen were wounded and many are missing underneath the collapsed house.
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Palestinian women look at the al-Bakri family home destroyed by an Israeli strike in Gaza City, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Two missiles struck the al-Bakri house in Beach Camp in Gaza City after the cease-fire began, according to the Red Crescent. More than two dozen were wounded and many are missing underneath the collapsed house.
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A damaged bus flipped over after attack in Jerusalem, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. An Israeli-declared cease-fire and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, though an attack on Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region.
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Palestinians mourn over the bodies of Najam family members who were killed overnight during their funeral in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Monday Aug. 4, 2014. Seven family members were killed in an Israeli missile strike on the Najam family home Sunday night and many more were wounded, a Gaza health ministry official said.
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Palestinian mourners carry the bodies of members of the Najam family, killed overnight in an Israeli strike at the family house, during the funeral in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug, 4, 2014. Seven family members were killed in an Israeli strike on their home Sunday night and many more were wounded, a Palestinian health ministry official said.
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Simcha (3L) and Leah (2R) Goldin the parents of 23-year-old Israeli Lt. Hadar Goldin, mourn during his funeral at the military cemetery in the city of Kfar Saba on August 3, 2014, after he was killed on August 1, in combat in Rafah in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army announced the death of Hadar Goldin, the soldier who went missing in the Gaza Strip two days earlier, with no end to the bloodshed in sight.
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An Israeli drone circles over Gaza City on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.
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10 members of Palestinian Goul family were killed by an Israeli airstrike, hit their house, in Rafah, Gaza on August 3, 2014. At least 1766 Palestinians have been killed in the devastating Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, including at least 398 children and 207 women, according to Palestinian health officials.
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Friends and relatives mourn at the funeral of captive soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin that was Declared killed in action on August 3, 2014 in Kfar-saba, Israel.
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Men inspect dead and wounded Palestinians outside a UN run school in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. UNRWA's Director of Operations in the Gaza Strip said preliminary findings indicated the blast was a result of an Israeli airstrike near the school that been providing shelter for some 3,000 people.
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Palestinians inspect destroyed buildings and collect usable stuff following an Israeli air assault staged within the scope of 'Operation Protective Edge' in Huzaa district of Khan Yunis, Gaza on August 3, 2014.
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Israeli soldiers return from Gaza on August 3, 2014 near the border with Gaza, Israel. As Operation Protective Edge enters its 27th day, a large amount of Israeli ground troops are believed to have left the Gaza Strip.
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Smoke rises from Gaza City as Israeli air strikes within the "Operation Protective Edge'' hit different points on August 3, 2014.
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A view of destroyed house when Israel strikes a building belongs to Palestinian Ridvan family in Gaza city on August 3,2014.
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A Palestinian carries a boy who was wounded in an Israeli strike on a house in Beit Lahiya into the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital, in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.
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Palestinians, wounded in an Israeli strike at a house in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, lie on the floor as they receive treatment, at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan Hospital, in Beit Lahiya, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.
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A woman overcome by emotion stands between dead bodies and wounded Palestinians outside a UN run school in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. UNRWA's Director of Operations in the Gaza Strip said preliminary findings indicated the blast was a result of an Israeli airstrike near the school that been providing shelter for some 3,000 people. (AP Photo/Hatem Ali)
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Palestinian Seraj Ismail Abdel Al, 5, lightly wounded in an overnight Israeli strike, inspects the damage to several buildings in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
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An Islamic University guard inspects the damage to the institution, hit in an overnight Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
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Smoke billows from the rubble of the Imam Al Shafaey mosque, destroyed in an overnight Israeli strike in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
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Palestinian protesters burn tires during clashes with Israeli security forces on August 1, 2014 near the main entrance of the West bank city of Bethlehem following a protest against Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip.
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A man carries a wounded Palestinian woman as they arrive at al-Najar hospital in Rafah in the southern of Gaza strip, on August 1, 2014. Intensive Israeli shelling killed at least 40 people and wounded more than 150 in southern Gaza, medics said, as a fragile truce was shattered just hours after beginning.
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A Palestinian protester throws stones towards Israeli troops (unseen) during clashes on August 1, 2014 near the main entrance of the West bank city of Bethlehem following a protest against Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip.
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Palestinians carry their belongings after salvaging them from their destroyed houses in the heavily bombed town of Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip, close to the Israeli border, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
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Palestinian onlookers and motorists pause to inspect a bomb from the Israeli military lying unexploded on the main road in Deir el-Balah in the central Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
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Palestinians run for cover during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest against the war in the Gaza Strip, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
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Palestinian children wounded in Israeli shelling are treated in a hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
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A medic carries a Palestinian baby injured in Israeli shelling in a hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
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A graduation photo of a Palestinian boy is hung on the wall in a destroyed house in the heavily bombed Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, close to the Israeli border, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
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Palestinian Nidal Abu Rjeilah, 30, leans over the blanket-covered corpse of his disabled sister Ghadeer, 17, in the southern Gaza village of Khuzaa on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
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A wounded Palestinian woman arrives at al-Najar hospital in the southern of Gaza strip, on August 1, 2014. Israeli shelling killed eight people in southern Gaza, medics said, just hours after a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire took effect.
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Palestinians react as they walk in the heavily bombed town of Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip, close to the Israeli border, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Palestinians who were displaced from their houses due to fighting between Israel's army and Hamas fighters return to check their homes in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood, on August 1, 2014. Israeli shelling killed eight people in Gaza today just hours into a three-day truce, medics said, as a diplomatic push for a more durable end to the bloodshed gained pace.
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Israeli soldiers' food are kept near shell cases at an army deployment area near the border with the Gaza Strip, on July 31, 2014. Israel mobilised 16,000 additional reservists today to bolster forces fighting in Gaza as Washington gave its ally the go-ahead to raid stocks of emergency US weapons stored on Israeli soil.
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Palestinians watch smoke rising from a building following an Israeli strike on Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 31, 2014. At least 10 people were killed in Israeli strikes on central and southern Gaza bringing the Palestinian death toll to 1,374 on day 24 of the conflict.
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An injured Palestinian kid receives treatment at Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahia, Gaza on July 30, 2014. The death toll from the Israeli shelling of a school run by the U.N.'s Palestinian refugees agency (UNRWA) in northern Gaza Strip in the early hours of Wednesday July 30, 2014, rose to 15, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
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Palestinians react after Israeli airstrike hits a building, belongs to Palestinian Abdulgafur family in Khan Yunis, Gaza on July 29, 2014.
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A Palestinian girl, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, is pictured at Kamal Edwan hospital in Beit Lahia early on July 30, 2014. Israeli bombardments early on July 30 killed "dozens" of Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 16 at a UN school, medics said, on day 23 of the Israel-Hamas conflict.
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A Palestinian scout collects human remains from a classroom inside a UN school in the Jabalia refugee camp after the area was hit by shelling on July 30, 2014.
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A Palestinian man hugs his father who was wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, following their arrival at the Kamal Edwan hospital in Beit Lahia early on July 30, 2014.
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A Palestinian woman is injured by shrapnel during an Israel's attack to school of UNRWA named by Al Bahreyn in Gaza City, Gaza on 29 July, 2014.
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The Gaza Strip's only power plant's fuel depot is seen engulfed in flames after it was hit by an Israeli air strike on July 29, 2014. The Gaza Strip's only power plant was forced to shut down Tuesday after an Israeli attack hit the facility's fuel depot.
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A building within the Gaza port is seen on fire after several strikes early on July 29, 2014. Five Israeli soldiers died in clashes with a Palestinian commando that tried to reach Israel through a tunnel at Nahal Oz, near the border with Gaza, the army said.
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A Palestinian man reacts in front of a destroyed mosque after it was hit by an Israeli air strike, on July 29, 2014, in Gaza City.
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An Israeli army Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014. The UN Security Council joined US President Barack Obama in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel and Hamas ignored calls for a truce despite mounting civilian casualties.
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Palestinian men try to extinguish fire at a mosque after it was hit by an Israeli air strike, on July 29, 2014, in Gaza City. Bloodshed in and around Gaza surged with strikes killing at least 13 Palestinians, a day after five Israeli soldiers died, shattering hopes for an end to three weeks of violence.
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A Palestinian man displays his national flag on the rubble of the house of Hamas top leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniya, after it was hit by an overnight Israeli air strike, on July 29, 2014 in Gaza City.
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Palestinian check a crater caused by an Israeli strike at a cemetery in the Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014. Monday marked the beginning of the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday, which caps the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims usually start the day with dawn prayers and visiting cemeteries to pay their respects to the dead, with children getting new clothes, shoes and haircuts, and families visiting each other.
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Palestinians pray in the courtyard of a U.N. school in Gaza City, Monday, July 28, 2014. The school, one of dozens of emergency shelters for those who have fled the fighting. It's the morning of Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday that caps the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. In normal times, the men would have worshipped at their neighborhood mosques. However, 20 mosques have been hit by Israeli warplanes so far, according to Palestinian officials. Israel says Hamas stores weapons and rockets in houses of worship. The men prefer to perform Eid prayers in the relative safety of the school.
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Smoke from Israeli strikes rises over Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014. Israel resumed its Gaza offensive on Sunday, calling off a unilateral extension of a humanitarian cease-fire after Palestinian militants fired several rockets at southern Israel. The rocket fire began late Saturday after Gaza's Hamas rulers, who have demanded the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade on the territory and the release of prisoners, refused to extend the truce.
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Relatives and friends of slain 36-year-old Israeli reservist Sergeant First Class (res.) Yair Ashkenazi, who was killed early morning in the northern Palestinian Gaza Strip, mourn during his funeral on July 25, 2014 at the military cemetery in the southern Israeli city of Rehovot.
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An Israeli security officer walks past burning tires as at least 10,000 Palestinian protesters marching against Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip clash with Israeli soldiers and border police at the Israeli Qalandiya checkpoint, between Jerusalem and Ramallah, early on July 25, 2014. Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded 150 other people during the massive protest in the West Bank in support of fellow Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. The confrontation, and several smaller skirmishes throughout Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, came on Laylat al-Qadr, or Night of Destiny, when Muslims pray through the night as the holy month of Ramadan nears its end. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Palestinian man hold-up the body of one-year-old baby Noha Mesleh, who died of wounds sustained after a UN school in Beit Hanun was hit by an Israeli tank shell, during her funeral in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza Strip, on July 25, 2014.
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At least 10,000 Palestinian protesters marching against Israel's military offensive in Gaza clash with soldiers and border police at the Israeli Qalandiya checkpoint, between Jerusalem and Ramallah, early on July 25, 2014.
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Palestinian people flee to safe places during the ongoing Israeli attacks staged within the 'Operation Protective Edge', killed at least 815 people including 200 children, 99 women and 52 elder people, and injured 5260 others since July 7, in Gaza City, Gaza on July 25, 2014.
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Israeli soldiers seen carrying tank ammo and eating watermelon near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 25, 2014 near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.
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A Pro-Israel Jew waves the Israel flag during a demonstration calling for peace in Israel and in favor of the Israel's right to defend itself from Hamas.
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Israeli soldiers get dressed after a shower next to an Merkava tank stationed at an army deployment near the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 25, 2014.
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An armoured personnel carrier (APC) carry Israeli troops on the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 25, 2014.
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An Israeli armed policeman stands guard after the traditional Friday prayers near the Old City in East Jerusalem on July 25, 2014.
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An Israeli army officer gives explanations to journalists on July 25, 2014 during an army organised tour in a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks.
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Men mourn over the body of Mohammed al-Araj at his funeral on July 25, 2014 near Ramallah, West Bank.
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An Israeli officer lays a wreath on the grave of slain 36-year-old Israeli reservist Sergeant First Class (res.) Yair Ashkenazi, who was killed early morning in the northern Palestinian Gaza Strip, during his funeral on July 25, 2014 at the military cemetery in the southern Israeli city of Rehovot.
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Smoke billows from a building hit by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 25, 2014.
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Palestinian protesters block Route 60, the main Jewish settler road in the West Bank on July 25, 2014, in the Beit Omar village, north the West Bank city of Hebron.
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Palestinians perform Friday prayer at the Al-Farouq Mosque which is mostly destroyed by the Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on July 25, 2014.
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An Israeli soldier mourns over the grave of reserve Master Sgt. Yair Ashkenazy, 36, during his funeral at the military cemetery in Rehovot, Israel, Friday, July 25, 2014.
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Relatives look at the bodies of Islamic Jihad militant spokesman Saleh Abu Hasanin and his two sons killed in an Israeli airstrike on their house, during their funeral in Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday, July 25, 2014. Early Friday, Israeli warplanes struck tens of houses throughout the Gaza Strip as international efforts continue to broker a cease-fire in the 18-day-old war.
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An Israeli soldier seen walking in the dust near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 25, 2014 near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. As operation 'Protective Edge' enters its 18th day, 34 Israelis, of which 32 were soldiers, have been killed and over 800 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza.
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An Israeli soldier eats a piece of watermelon near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 25, 2014 near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. As operation 'Protective Edge' enters its 18th day, 34 Israelis, of which 32 were soldiers, have been killed and over 800 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza.
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Israeli tank rides near the Israel and Gaza border Friday, July 25, 2014. Early Friday, Israeli warplanes struck tens of houses throughout the Gaza Strip as international efforts continue to broker a cease fire in the 18 day-old war.
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A Palestinian man walks next to a destroyed house following an overnight Israeli strike in Gaza City Friday, July 25, 2014. Early Friday, Israeli warplanes struck tens of houses throughout the Gaza Strip as international efforts continue to broker a cease fire in the 18 day-old war.
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Israeli artillery fire near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 25, 2014 near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. As operation 'Protective Edge' enters its 18th day, 34 Israelis, of which 32 were soldiers, have been killed and over 800 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza.
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An Israeli man watches smoke plumes rises from Gaza on on July 24, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. Israel's Operation Protective Edge entered its 17th day on Thursday, marking the 7th day of the IDF's ground incursion into the Gaza Strip.The Palestinian death toll since Israel launched Operation Protective Edge surpassed the 770 mark, most of them since Israel entered Gaza a week ago.
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An Israeli soldier seen carrying tank ammo near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 25, 2014 near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. As operation 'Protective Edge' enters its 18th day, 34 Israelis, of which 32 were soldiers, have been killed and over 800 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza.
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A Palestinian boy cries after watching his wounded relatives being rushed to emergency rooms at the Nasser hospital following an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis, the southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
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Israelis mourn during the funeral of Staff Sgt. Daniel Pomerantz at the cemetery in Kfar Azar near Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Pomerantz was killed while fighting in Gaza.
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A picture taken from the northern Israel-Gaza border shows Israeli Light flares above Palestinian houses in the northern Gaza strip on July 24, 2014.
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Palestinians who injured Israeli attacks hit the schools of UNRWA in Gaza, are taken to Beit Lahia and Kemal Advan hospitals in Gaza City, Gaza on July 24.
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A picture taken from the southern Israeli Gaza border shows rockets being fired from the Gaza strip into Israel, on July 24, 2014.
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Relatives of Palestinians who injured and killed Israeli attacks hit the schools of UNRWA in Gaza, wait around the Kemal Advan hospital in Gaza City, Gaza on July 24, 2014.
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Ultra Orthodox Jews watch smoke plumes rises from Gaza on on July 24, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.
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Palestinians inspect the wreckage of a car following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, on July 24, 2014.
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An Israeli tank moves through the morning mist near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014.
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A Palestinian firefighter tries to extinguish fire on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, on July 24, 2014.
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A Palestinian man cries after bringing a child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, to the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
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Members of the El Ajramy family salvage some of their belongings from their house, which was destroyed by an overnight Israeli strike in the Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
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The grandmother of Israeli soldier private first class Jordan Bensimon, cries over his casket during his funeral on July 22, 2014 in Ashkelon, Israel. Bensimon was 22 and originally from France. Israel has lost 27 soldiers since the beginning of operation "Protective Edge." Gaza has had more than 500 people killed, 75% of whom are civilian, the UN has said.
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A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside.Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area.
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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. Washington's top diplomat said global efforts to end 17 days of bloodshed in Gaza were progressing as the Palestinian death toll rose to 714 and airlines kept flights to Israel suspended over rocket fears.
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The violence in Gaza between Israel and Hamas continues to escalate despite international calls for a cease-fire. Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of locations along the coastal area.
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Israeli soldier sleeps near the border of Israel and Gaza Strip Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town, sending Palestinian residents fleeing, as the U.S. secretary of state presses ahead with top-gear efforts to end the conflict that has killed hundreds of Palestinians and tens of Israelis.
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Israeli soldiers march during a drill near the Israel and Gaza border, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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A Palestinian family flee their homes in Gaza City, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Israeli soldiers of the Golani Brigade mourn during the funeral of Staff Sgt. Shachar Tase, one of 13 soldiers killed in several separate incidents in Shijaiyah, Gaza on Sunday, at the military section of the cemetery in the village of Pardesiya, central Israel, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Relatives of Israeli soldier Jordan Ben-Simon, who also holds French citizenship, mourn during his funeral in Ashkelon, Israel, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Ben-Simon was killed while fighting in the Gaza Strip.
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Ida and Ofer, mother and father of Staff Sgt. Shachar Tase, one of 13 soldiers killed in several separate incidents in Shijaiyah, Gaza on Sunday, comforts another soldier during their son's funeral at the military section of the cemetery in the village of Pardesiya, central Israel, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Palestinian gunmen hold their weapons during the funeral for Mahmoud Shawamreh, 21, in the West Bank village of Al-Ram, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Shawamreh died after he was shot during clashes with Israeli troops Monday.
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A relative is comforted by mourners as they gather around the bodies of seven members of the Kelani family, killed overnight by an Israeli strike in Gaza City, during their funeral in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Ibrahim Kelani, 53, his wife Taghreed and their five children, were killed in the strike on a Gaza City highrise. Ibrahim's brother Saleh Kelani said Tuesday that his brother and his brother’s children, ranging in age from four to 12, had German citizenship, while his wife had not. The family had rented the apartment in the high-rise after fleeing their home in the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahiya which came under heavy shelling by the Israeli army.
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Israeli police officers secure a destroyed house that was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza, in Yahud, a Tel Aviv suburb near the airport, central Israel, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. As a result, Delta Air Lines and U.S. Airlines decided to cancel their scheduled flights to Israel.
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A destroyed house that was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza, in Yahud, a Tel Aviv suburb near the airport, central Israel, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. As a result, Delta Air Lines and U.S. Airlines decided to cancel their scheduled flights to Israel.
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Relatives of Palestinian Mohammad al Hamaydeh cry while mourners carry his body at his family house during his funeral, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Al Hamaydeh, 22, was killed in an Israeli air strike in Rafah, according to Gaza health ministry official Ashraf al-Kidra.
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Israeli soldiers of the Golani Brigade morn over the grave of Staff Sgt. Shachar Tase, one of 13 soldiers killed in several separate incidents in Shijaiyah on Sunday, during his funeral at the military section of the cemetery in the village of Pardesiya, central Israel Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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July 21, 2014, a Palestinian overcome by emotion watches rescuers carry a body from the rubble of a house which was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike, in Gaza City. Disagreement over whether to lift the Gaza blockade is a key stumbling block to ending more than two weeks of fighting between the Islamic militant Hamas and Israel. Some in Gaza say they would rather endure more fighting than return to life under the blockade.
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Palestinians pray at a mosque in front of the national flag-draped bodies of five members of the al-Halaq immediate and extended family, killed Sunday by an Israeli strike at their house in Gaza City, during their funeral at a mosque, Monday, July 21, 2014.
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Palestinians comfort each other at the morgue of al Najar hospital as one of their relatives was killed in an Israeli air strike on their family house, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 21, 2014. The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional cease-fire with Israel, while Israel's defense minister pledged to keep fighting "as long as necessary," raising new doubt about the highest-level mediation mission in two weeks.
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Thousands of Israelis attended the funeral of Sgt. Nissim Sean Carmeli, at the military cemetery in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Monday, July 21, 2014. Sgt. Carmeli from Texas, was killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip on Sunday. the first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price, killing scores of Palestinians and more than a dozen Israeli soldiers and forcing thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their devastated Shijaiyah neighborhood, which Israel says is a major source for rocket fire against its civilians.
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Palestinians try to comfort Hassan al-Halaq, weeping over the graves of his wife Samar, 29, his mother Souad, 62, and his sons Kenan, 5, and Sadji, killed Sunday by an Israeli strike at their house in Gaza City, during their funeral, Monday, July 21, 2014.
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The casket carrying Israeli Sergeant Adar Barsano is carried to a burial plot in a cemetary during his funeral on July 20, 2014 in Nahariya, Israel. Sergeant Barsano was killed along with another IDF soldier on the twelfth day of operation "Protective Edge," when Hamas militants infiltrated Israel from a tunnel dug from Gaza and engaged Israeli soldiers.
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Israeli children seen play by a bomb shelter on July 14, 2014 at the city of Ashkelon.
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The Iron Dome air-defense system fires to intercept a rocket over the city of Ashdod on July 8, 2014, in Ashdod, Israel.
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Palestinians inspect the damage, after an overnight Israeli strike, to several buildings in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
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