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Members of Palestinian national security forces loyal to Hamas demonstrate their skills during a military graduation ceremony in the northern Gaza Strip ...Members of Palestinian national security forces loyal to Hamas demonstrate their skills during a military graduation ceremony in the northern Gaza Strip, June 11, 2015. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Members of Palestinian national security forces loyal to Hamas demonstrate their skills during a military graduation ceremony in the northern Gaza Strip 

A Palestinian child runs past a water tank

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A Palestinian child runs past a water tank that was destroyed in Israeli bombing during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the village of Khuzaa, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday.

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ADEL ZAANOUN - F...TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ADEL ZAANOUN - FILES - Palestinian militants from the Islamic Jihad's armed wing, the Al-Quds Brigades, squat in a tunnel, used for ferrying rockets and mortars back and forth in preparation for the next conflict with Israel, as they take part in military training in the south of the Gaza Strip on March 3, 2015. Israel's ground invasion during the 50-day war with Palestinian militants in the summer of 2014 was aimed at destroying the hundreds of tunnels Gaza's two main Islamist groups had built, both for smuggling supplies and for attacks inside Israel. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMSMAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images

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Militants from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s armed wing, the Al-Quds Brigades, squat in a tunnel used for ferrying rockets and mortars back and forth as they take part in military training in the south of the Gaza Strip 

a general view of apartment buildings destroyed by Israeli bombing in the Gaza Strip,

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Apartment buildings destroyed by Israeli bombing in the Gaza Strip.

Smoke billows from the Gaza Strip follow...Smoke billows from the Gaza Strip following an Israeli air strike on July 9, 2014 as seen from the Israeli border with the Palestinian coastal enclave. The Israeli air force bombed 160 targets in the Gaza Strip overnight as it pressed a widescale campaign to stop volleys of Palestinian rocket fire, an army official said  today. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZJACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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Smoke billows from the Gaza Strip following an Israeli air strike on Wednesday as seen from the Israeli border with the Palestinian coastal enclave. The Israeli air force bombed 160 targets in the Gaza Strip overnight as it pressed a widescale campaign to stop volleys of Palestinian rocket fire, an army official said today

Palestinian relatives of Mousab Al-Zaanin mourn during his funeral in Beit Hanoun in Gaza Strip...Palestinian relatives of Mousab Al-Zaanin mourn during his funeral in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip March 4, 2014. An Israeli air strike on Monday killed two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, one of them Al-Zaanin, who Israel's military said had been preparing to launch a rocket across the border. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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Palestinian relatives of Mousab Al-Zaanin mourn during his funeral in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. An Israeli air strike on Monday killed two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, one of them Al-Zaanin, who Israel’s military said had been preparing to launch a rocket across the border. 

Palestinian students take part in a military march organised by Hamas national security in a street in Rafah town, in the southern Gaza Strip, on February 27, 2014. Thousands of youngsters between the age of six and 16, can participate in the summer camp where they receive military as well as religious training.

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Palestinian students take part in a military march organised by Hamas national security in a street in Rafah town, in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday. Thousands of youngsters between the age of six and 16 can participate in the summer camp where they receive military as well as religious training.

A Palestinian farmer works tossing compost at his field near the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia

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A Palestinian farmer tosses compost at his field near the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia, on Tuesday

A Palestinian farmer harvests dates from a date palm tree in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip

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A Palestinian farmer harvests dates in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip

Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration a protest calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip

A Palestinian makes a Rabaa sign, symbolizing the crackdown in Cairo on the Rabaa Aldawyia mousque protest camp the previous month, during a protest against the Egyptian authority’s closure of the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza.

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A Palestinian makes a Rabaa sign, symbolizing the crackdown in Cairo on the Rabaa Aldawyia mousque protest camp the previous month, during a protest against the Egyptian authority’s closure of the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza.

Palestinian children catch migrant quails with a net...epa03852190 A Palestinian child removes a migrant quail snared in a net on the beach of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza Strip on 05 September 2013. Tens of children, living on the beach of Gaza, work with their families in September and October every year in hunting migratory birds, mainly quails, in the morning before they go to the school. They erect silk nets along the coastal line in the Gaza Strip. The birds are sold for 10 shekels (some 2 euros).  EPA/ALI ALI

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A Palestinian child catches a quail snared in a net on the beach of Khan Yunis on the southern Gaza Strip. Every September and October children erect silk nets along the Gaza coast to catch migratory birds, mainly quails, before they go to school. 

A Palestinian refugee walks next to her grandchildren in the narrow alleys of Jabalya refugee camp at the northern Gaza Strip...Palestinian refugee Fatem Redwan, 76, walks next to her grandchildren in the narrow alleys of Jabalya refugee camp at the northern Gaza Strip May 14, 2013. Redwan said she was 11 years old when she was forced out of her native town with her family to Gaza Strip. Palestinians will mark "Nakba" (Catastrophe) on May 15 to commemorate the expulsion or fleeing of some 700,000 Palestinians from their homes in the war that led to the founding of Israel in 1948.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

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Palestinian refugee Fatem Redwan, 76, walks next to her grandchildren in the narrow alleys of Jabalya refugee camp at the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Ms Redwan said she was 11 years old when she was forced out of her native town with her family to Gaza Strip. Palestinians will mark Nakba (Catastrophe) on Wednesday to commemorate the expulsion or fleeing of about 700,000 Palestinians from their homes in the war that led to the founding of Israel in 1948.