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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, meets Hamas deputy chief, Saleh al-Arouri, second right, and the Hamas delegation, in Tehran, Iran. Khamenei was quoted as saying during a meeting with the delegation from the Palestinian militant group Hamas that his country won't give up its stand on Palestine. "Supporting Palestine is an ideological and religious matter," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, according to the TV.

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Palestinians gather in front of destroyed multi-story building of Hamas-affiliated insurance company, in Gaza City.

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Protester run to take cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops while others burn tires near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest on the beach near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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Protesters gather on the beach as others burn tires near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest on the beach near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip. Thousands gathered on the beach for a Hamas-led protest against the blockade. Several threw rocks and firebombs at the fence near the beach in northwestern Gaza. The Gaza Health Ministry says a 27-year-old Palestinian was shot dead during the protest.

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Palestinian students stand in queue during a military skills training at Al-Rebat College for Law and Police Science in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian students jump over burning tires in a display of their military skills at Al-Rebat College for Law and Police Science in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian students crawl on thorns in a display of their military skills at Al-Rebat College for Law and Police Science in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian students display their military skills at Al-Rebat College for Law and Police Science in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. Al-Rebat College for Law and Police Science was established by the Hamas government in 2009. 60 students participate in the training course before joining the college for four years to join the security forces in Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian gather during a protest on the beach near the border with Israel in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip. Thousands of Palestinians gathered on the beach in a Hamas-led protest to demand end of an 11-year Israeli-Egyptian blockade.

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Palestinian protesters gather during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Gaza's Hamas rulers led several thousand Palestinians in a protest along the frontier with Israel, a show of presence by Hamas as Egyptian efforts intensify to broker a broad truce between the Islamic militant group and Israel.

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Flames of rockets fired by Palestinian militants are seen over Gaza Strip toward Israeli lands. Palestinian militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war.

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Palestinians give a circus performance as part of an on going protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinians hold a volleyball game as part of an ongoing protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Hamas has called for Palestinians to amass at the border as part of a weekslong campaign of protests against a decade-old Israeli and Egyptian blockade of the territory. Twenty-six protesters have been killed thus far.

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Masked Hamas gunmen attend a rally to protest the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip. A number of U.S. allies in the Middle East are condemning the Trump administration’s decision with the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia urging Washington to reconsider and reverse the announcement.

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Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky of Gaza City. Israel's military fired on Hamas installations in Gaza after a rocket launched from the territory exploded inside Israel, with no reports of casualties on either side. Israel holds Hamas responsible for all incoming fire.

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Palestinians look at a crater made after a house was hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza in the northern Gaza Strip on Aug. 22, 2014.

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A Palestinian boy holds a toy gun as he participates at a Hamas rally in Gaza City

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n Israeli army officer gives journalists a tour of a tunnel allegedly used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks, at the Israel-Gaza Border. A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel, dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military, is taking centre stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.

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An Israeli army officer gives journalists a tour of a tunnel allegedly used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks, at the Israel-Gaza Border. A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel, dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military, is taking centre stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.

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Hamas supporters shout slogans against Israeli military action in Gaza, during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Nablus.

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Palestinians gather leaflets dropped by an Israeli plane in Gaza City. The leaflets urged residents to stay away from Hamas militants and to report possible rocket launches. The leaflet gave a contact number and email.

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Israeli troops send flares over Gaza, lighting up the skyline. A truce between Israel and Hamas in Gaza remained elusive as diplomacy sought to end the fighting at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

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Smoke from Israeli strikes rises over Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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A Palestinian wheels an elderly woman as they flee their homes in Gaza's Shijaiyah neighborhood, northern Gaza Strip. A Gaza City neighborhood came under heavy tank fire as Israel widened its ground offensive against Hamas, causing hundreds of panicked residents to flee.

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Smoke seen after an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City. Israel intensified its 11-day campaign against Hamas by sending in tanks and troops in a ground invasion.

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Palestinian Suma Abu Mahsen,7, stands by a damaged wall of a house following an overnight Israeli missile strike to a nearby transition center for newly released convicts, that was not yet operational, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. An Egyptian truce proposal between Israel and Hamas broke down.

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An Israeli missile strike in Gaza City.

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Israeli soldiers gather for a break on a mobile artillery unit at a position on the Israel-Gaza border. Gaza rocket fire struck a gas station and set it ablaze in southern Israel, seriously wounding one person as rocket fire also came from Lebanon for the first time in the now five day long offensive.

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Smoke and fire rise following an Israeli airstrike on Gaza, as seen from the Israel-Gaza border.

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A young Palestinian in what remains of her family home following an overnight Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. Israel launched an offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks on the country.

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Palestinians try to salvage what they can of their belongings from the rubble of a house destroyed by an overnight Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Palestine. Israel launched what could be a long-term offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, the military said, striking at least 50 sites in Gaza by air and sea and mobilising troops for a possible ground invasion in order to quell rocket attacks on Israel.

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Asma weeps at the funeral of her brother, Gomha Abu Shalouf, 27, a member of the Ezz Al-Din Al Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, killed in an airstrike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. The Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza vowed revenge on Israel for the death of several of its members killed in an airstrike in the deadliest exchange of fire since the latest round of attacks began weeks ago.

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Palestinian women who are members of the security forces of Hamas demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City.

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Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, second left, is surrounded by security and supporters as he visits the leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, third left, in Cairo, Egypt.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, meets with Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, right, the head of Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), in Cairo, Egypt. The Hamas militant group has agreed to join the Palestine Liberation Organization, a key step towards unifying the long-divided Palestinian leadership.

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Palestinian children hold toy guns during a rally to mark 24 years of Hamas's founding, in Gaza city. Thousands of Gazans turned out for an anniversary rally of the ruling Hamas, a demonstration of strength for the Islamic militant movement ahead of Palestinian general elections tentatively set for the spring.

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A masked Hamas militant kisses freed Palestinian prisoner Mahawish al Qadi, left, who was involved in organizing the abduction of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Tens of thousands of flag-waving Palestinians celebrated the homecoming of hundreds of prisoners exchanged for an Israeli soldier on October 18, with the crowd and a freed Hamas leader exhorting militants to seize more soldiers for future swaps.

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A convoy carries Palestinians prisoners who are to be exchanged for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, departing from Ktsiot prison camp in southern Israel's Negev desert. Israeli officials say the last preparations have been made for a prisoner swap in which hundreds of Palestinians are to be traded for the Israeli soldier held in Gaza for more than five years.

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The Damascus-based leader of Hamas Khaled Mashaal, right, gives a speech as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, left, sits next to Egypt's intelligence chief Murad Mewafi, 2nd left, and Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil El-Arabi, during the reconciliation meeting in Cairo, Egypt. Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas proclaimed a landmark, Egyptian-mediated reconciliation pact aimed at ending their bitter four-year rift.

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Palestinians release balloons in the colors of the Palestinian flag during a rally celebrating the signing of a reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. International mediators should drop their demand that the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers recognize Israel, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said, just hours before his Western-backed government was to sign a reconciliation deal with Hamas. The accord, to be inked in Cairo, would end a four-year rift between the bitter rivals and pave the way for a joint caretaker government ahead of national elections next year.

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Masked Palestinian Hamas militants speak to the press during a press conference in Gaza City. Israel and Hamas militants announced a deal that will see Israel release 20 Palestinian women from prison this week in exchange for a videotape proving that a captive Israeli soldier held in the Gaza Strip is still alive. The decision was the first tangible sign of movement in more than three years of talks over the release of the soldier, Sgt. Gilad Schalit, who has not been seen since he was captured by Hamas-linked militants in a cross-border raid in June 2006.

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