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Palestinian militants watch a rocket fired during a military drill organized by military factions outside Gaza City. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a salvo of rockets into the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday as part of a self-styled military drill aimed at preparing for a possible war with Israel.

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Palestinian demonstrators clash with the Israeli troops following a weekly demonstration against Israeli Jewish settlements, in the West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum near the West Bank city of Nablus.

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Palestinians wave national flags during a protest against normalization ties between the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain with the Israel, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Israel is set to sign agreements with the UAE and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday.

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Palestinian laborers some wearing protective face masks amid concerns over the country's coronavirus outbreak, cross illegally into Israel from the West Bank through an opening in a fence near the West Bank town of Hebron.

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President Mahmoud Abbas gestures during a meeting with the Palestinian leadership to discuss the United Arab Emirates' deal with Israel to normalize relations, in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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A Palestinian inspects family apartment of Yazan Mughamis demolished by the Israeli army, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Israeli military on Thursday said its forces demolished the homes of two Palestinians accused of being behind a deadly blast in the West Bank last year. Israel says Walid Hanatsheh and Yazan Mughamis were part of a cell that carried out the attack in August, which killed 17-year-old Israeli Rina Shnerb and injured her father and brother as they hiked down to a spring in the occupied West Bank.

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Israeli soldiers take position as Palestinian demonstrators gather during a protest against expansion of Israeli settlements, in the West Bank village of Beita near Nablus.

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Rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel.

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Israeli soldiers use pepper spray on a Palestinian demonstrator near the Jewish settlement Yitzhar, near the West Bank city of Nablus. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he was pushing ahead with the construction of 5,000 new Jewish homes in key areas of east Jerusalem, where critics say additional building could cut Palestinian residents off from the rest of the West Bank.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands at an overview of the East Jerusalem settlement of Har Homa where he announced a new neighborhood is to be built.

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Hamas supporters burn a poster with a picture of U.S. President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and American flag during a protest against the Mideast plan announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, at the main road in Gaza City.

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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during a protest against US President Donald Trump's Mideast initiative in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Israeli forces clash with Palestinians during a protest against US President Donald Trump's Mideast initiative in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters.

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Israeli police officers inspect the scene of an attack in Jerusalem. A Palestinian motorist slammed his car into a group of soldiers early on Thursday, wounding more than a dozen before fleeing the scene, Israeli police said.

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Palestinian demonstrators run from tear gas by Israeli security forces during clashes as they protest Middle East peace plan announced Tuesday by US President Donald Trump at Beit El checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Ramallah

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Palestinian children throw stones over the Israeli separation wall during a protest against Israel and the Untied States in the West Bank village of Bil'in, near Ramallah.

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A youth launch stones toward an Iron gate in the Israeli separation wall during an anti Israeli U.S. protest in the West Bank village of Bil'in, near Ramallah.

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Palestinian protesters stand holding pictures of the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, in front of burning tires during a protest against the U.S. Mideast peace plan, in Gaza City. U.S. President Donald Trump is set to unveil his administration's much-anticipated Mideast peace plan in the latest American venture to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Palestinian burn a poster showing U.S. President Donald Trump as they protest the American peace plan in Bethlehem. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington Sunday night vowing to "make history" at a planned meeting with US President Donald Trump for the unveiling of the U.S. administration's much-anticipated plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen on Gaza City. Israel reportedly targeted several Hamas military sites in the northern Gaza strip after claims that Palestinian militants had fired four rockets at southern Israel.

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A Palestinian demonstrator burns tires during a protest over an Israeli plan to build a new Jewish neighborhood in the heart of the region's largest city, in the West Bank city of Hebron.

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A Palestinian youth stands amid the crater of a destroyed house following overnight Israeli missile strikes, in Al-Qarara, east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinians sit amid the rubble of their destroyed house following overnight Israeli missile strikes, in the town of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel. Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza in a resumption of pinpointed targeting that threatens a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City. Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza in a resumption of pinpointed targeting that threatens a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel. Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza in a resumption of pinpointed targeting that threatens a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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Israeli police officers examine the site moments after a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza hit a main free way between Ashdod and Tel Aviv near Ashdod Israel. Israel has killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza in a rare targeted killing that threatened to unleash a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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Israeli forces search of Palestinian vehicle near the area of an attack, west of the West Bank city of Ramallah. An explosion near a West Bank settlement that Israel said was a Palestinian attack killed a 17-year-old Israeli girl and wounded her brother and father, Israeli authorities said.

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Israeli border police arrest an unconscious protester during a rally supporting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, outside Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Israeli border police said the man was conscious when he was arrested.

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Israeli police clashes with Palestinian worshippers at al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem.

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Israeli troops secure the area where a body of a soldier with stab wounds was found near Gush Etzion settlement in the West Bank.

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Palestinian children who have lost limbs play at a swimming pool during a summer camp run by the Palestinian Children's Relief Fund, in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Israeli forces blow up a building in a Palestinian village of Sur Baher, east Jerusalem. Israeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood. Demolitions cap a years-long legal battle over the buildings, which straddle the city and the occupied West Bank.

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Israeli forces destroy a building in a Palestinian village of Sur Baher, east Jerusalem. Israeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood. Monday's demolitions cap a years-long legal battle over the buildings, which straddle the city and the occupied West Bank.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, and US National Security Advisor John Bolton, back right, come out of a military helicopter after a flight in the Jordan Valley between the Israeli city of Beit Shean and the Palestinian city of Jericho, West Bank.

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Smoke rises from fires on Israeli farmland caused by arson balloons launched from Gaza City. Palestinians are marking the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel's creation. Demonstrations were held across the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip to mark what the Palestinians call the "nakba," or "catastrophe."

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An Israeli soldier stands at a gathering point in Israel Gaza Border. The Israeli army lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel, while the Hamas militant group's radio station in the Gaza Strip reported a cease-fire, signaling a deal had been reached to end the bloodiest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war.

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Palestinians gather around the wreckage of a vehicle following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City.

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Smoke rises from an explosion after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. The Israeli military said it had responded to 450 rockets fired from Gaza with over 250 airstrikes against the besieged Palestinian enclave.

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Smoke rises from an explosion caused by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a month-long lull in violence.

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A Palestinian young looks to a mural painted by Palestinian artist Ali Al-Jabali on the remains of a building was partially destroyed during the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas, in Gaza City.

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Israeli forces blow up Omar Abu Laila family house in the West Bank village of al-Zawiya. Israel says Abu Layla fatally stabbed a soldier and shot and killed another while wounding others near the settlement of Ariel in March. He was killed by Israeli troops after a massive three-day manhunt. Israel often demolishes homes of alleged Palestinian assailants or their families, saying it deters future attacks.

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A Palestinian protester burns a tyre during a clashes with Israeli troops during demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails at checkpoint Bet El near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Israeli border policemen move away from a burning vehicle during clashes with Palestinians at checkpoint Bet El near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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

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Israeli soldiers work next to their tanks near the Israel Gaza border, Israel.

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Palestinians inspect the damage of the offices of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, in Gaza City.

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Residents inspect the damage of a destroyed multi-story building of Hamas-affiliated insurance company, in Gaza City. A tense quiet took hold Tuesday morning after a night of heavy fire as Israeli aircraft bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel in what threatened to devolve into a major conflict two weeks before the Israeli election.

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An Israeli man examines the damage to a house after it was hit by a rocket in Sderot, southern Israel. Israeli forces struck targets across the Gaza Strip, including the offices of Hamas' supreme leader, in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory, as the military bolstered its troops and rocket-defense systems in anticipation of a new round of heavy fighting with the Islamic militant group.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen from the offices of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, in Gaza City.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen from a Hamas-affiliated insurance company in Gaza City. Israeli forces struck targets across the Gaza Strip in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory, as the military beefed up troops and rocket-defense systems in anticipation of a new round of heavy fighting with the Islamic militant Hamas group.

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Police officers inspect the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel.

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A police officer inspects the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election.

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A firefighter inspects the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding six people, including one moderately, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election.

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Palestinians clash with Israeli police outside the Old City after police blocked the entrances to Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. Israeli police closed the entrances to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site after Palestinian suspects threw a firebomb at a police station.

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Palestinian medics wheel a wounded youth, who was shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, into the treatment room of Shifa hospital in Gaza City. Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man in Gaza as thousands took part in demonstrations along the border, fueled by Hamas' rejection of Qatari fiscal aid after what the militant group described Israeli delays and "blackmail."

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Combination images of Palestinians shot in the ­ legs during demonstrations at the Gaza Strip border with Israel.

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Palestinian wrapped in Hamas flag rides a bike during clashes with Israeli troops at the Hawara checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Nablus.

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Protesters gather while others wave their national flags while 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 take cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops while others try to hit back a teargas canisters 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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Israeli soldiers take position in front of Palestinian protesters as they gather at the Israel Gaza border.

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Protesters wave their national flags near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City.

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An Israeli army tank on the Israel Gaza border.

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A Palestinian girl walks next to a destroyed residential building hit by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City.

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Smoke rises from a mortar attack by Gaza militants on Israel, in Gaza City. The Israeli military responded by dispatching fighter jets to strike throughout the Gaza Strip.

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An Israeli soldier stands near a burning bus after it was hit by a mortar shell fired from Gaza near the Israel Gaza border. Israeli media say six people were wounded by Palestinian fire, including a 19-year-old who was critically hurt when a mortar shell hit the bus.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes on the building of Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV station in Gaza City. Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel, and the Israeli military responded by dispatching fighter jets to strike throughout the Gaza Strip.

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A masked protester chants while others burn tires and waving their national flags near the fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City.

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Protesters sit while Israeli troops fired teargas near the fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City.

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A female protester wears burqa and waves her national flag near the fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City. Gaza's Hamas rulers said that deadly protests along Gaza-Israel perimeter fence have achieved some goals; $15 million from Qatar to help pay the salaries of civil servants.

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Palestinians gather during a protest on the beach at the border with Israel near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian protesters hide behind the border fence during a protest on the beach at the border with Israel near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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A masked Palestinian protester holds a national flag during a protest on the beach at the border with Israel near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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A protester tries to turn off one of a teargas canister fired by Israeli troops near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Israeli soldiers take positions on top of a sand berm in front of Palestinians protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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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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Female protesters wave their national flags while others burn tires near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City.

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Protesters chant slogans while waves their national flags as others burn tires near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City.

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Protesters gather while others burn tires near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of east of Gaza City.

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Palestinian firefighters check the dame of destroyed buildings hit by Israeli airstrikes early morning in Gaza City. Israeli aircraft have struck dozens of militant sites across the Gaza Strip as militants fired some 30 rockets into Israel.

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Palestinian protesters shout for help to evacuate a wounded man during a protest on the beach at the border with Israel near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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Hamas security forces stand guard while they burn some 1,383 bars of hashish and 1,242,000 pills of Tramadol, that have been seized since the beginning of the year, in Gaza City.

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Palestinian protesters take a cover during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinians protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli troops at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops fall over Palestinians during a protest on the beach at the border with Israel near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian protesters climb over the border fence during a protest on the beach at the border with Israel near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian medics carry a wounded protester during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Israeli peace activists hold Palestinian flags during a protest on Israel Gaza border.

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A protester falls down on barbed fence as he runs for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops while others burn tires near fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinians carry 12 year-old boy, Fares Sersawi, who died later from his wound after being shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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A protester throws away a teargas canister fired by Israeli troops during a demonstration at the entrance of Erez border crossing between Gaza and Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian protesters hurl stones during a demonstration at the entrance of Erez border crossing between Gaza and Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian protesters take a cover during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinian protesters react from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel.

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Palestinian protesters rest behind concrete blocks as others hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during a protest at the entrance of Erez border crossing between Gaza and Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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A Palestinian protester wears a plastic bag on his head as a protection from teargas as others take a cover during a protest at the entrance of Erez border crossing between Gaza and Israel, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers during a protest on the beach at the border with Israel near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.

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