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A Palestinian youth demonstrates his parkour skills at Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, on Friday.

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A Palestinian youth demonstrates his parkour skills at Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, on Friday

Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip...A Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip November 2, 2015.  A network of Palestinian tunnels running under the frontier town of Rafah is now water-logged, destroyed by Cairo to sever what it says is a weapons smuggling route out of Gaza for Islamist insurgents in Egypt's Sinai desert

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A Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip

The clothes of a Palestinian student from Hebron University burn after he set himself on fire while throwing a Molotov cocktail towards Israeli soldiers and border police during clashes after the protesters blocked the main north entrance of the West Bank town of Hebron with stones and tyres on October 13, 2015. The rising tide of unrest, which has seen a series of stabbing attacks and violent protests, has raised fears that a full-scale third Palestinian uprising, or intifada, could erupt. AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADERHAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images

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A Palestinian student from Hebron University sets himself on fire while throwing a Molotov cocktail towards Israeli soldiers and border police, Hebron, Gaza

A Palestinian woman carries her crying daughter after rainwater flooded their house that witnesses said was damaged by Israeli shelling during the 50-day war in the summer of 2014,  in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip October 7, 2015.

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A Palestinian woman carries her crying daughter after rainwater flooded their house that was damaged by Israeli shelling during the 50-day war in the summer of 2014, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip

A Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family's house, that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in 2014 summer, during a sandstorm in Gaza September 8, 2015. A heavy sandstorm swept across parts of the Middle East on Tuesday, killing two people and hospitalising hundreds in Lebanon and disrupting fighting and air strikes in neighbouring Syria. Clouds of dust also engulfed Israel, Jordan and Cyprus where aircraft were diverted to Paphos from Larnaca airport as visibility fell to 500 metres

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A Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family’s house, that was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in 2014 summer, during a sandstorm in Gaza on Tuesday

Families of Palestinians who were abduct...Families of Palestinians who were abducted of by gunmen is Egypt's Sinai's northern region, take part in a demonstration calling for the release at the Rafah border crossing with Egyptp in the southern Gaza Strip, on August 26, 2015. Gunmen in Egypt boarded a bus carrying Palestinians from Cairo to Gaza and seized four of the passengers before letting the others continue, Hamas officials in the strip said

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Families of Palestinians who were abducted by gunmen is Egypt’s Sinai’s northern region, take part in a demonstration calling for their release at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday

A Palestinian girl sits on a suitcase as she waits with her family for permission to enter Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday. Egypt is due to re-open its Rafah border crossing with the Palestinian coastal enclave for three days

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A Palestinian girl sits on a suitcase as she waits with her family for permission to enter Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday. Egypt is due to re-open its Rafah border crossing with the Palestinian coastal enclave for three days

Hamas militants parade...epa04880536 Three-year-old Nour Al Masri (L) watches as the Ezz Al-Din Al-Qassam militia, the military wing of the Hamas movement,  parades in the streets of Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip, 11 August 2015.  EPA/MOHAMMED SABER

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Three-year-old Nour Al Masri watches as the Ezz Al-Din Al-Qassam militia, the military wing of the Hamas movement, parades in the streets of Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip

A Palestinian girl jumps into a swimming pool as she enjoys the warm weather with her family at the Blue Beach Resort in Gaza

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A Palestinian girl jumps into a swimming pool as she enjoys the warm weather with her family at the Blue Beach Resort in Gaza. A luxurious new tourist resort has opened in the Gaza Strip, its manicured lawns, sparkling pool and private beach in stark contrast to the impoverished territory still struggling to recover from last year’s war. The Blue Beach Resort, made up of 162 chalet-style rooms set among palm trees and overlooking the Mediterranean, hopes to become the “most significant tourist attraction and entertainment venue in Gaza”, according to its website

Palestinians Hamas militants march during an anti-Israel rally in Gaza City

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Palestinians Hamas militants march during an anti-Israel rally in Gaza City

Israel marks one year since the 2014 Gaza conflict...epa04828836 (09/17) An Israeli man walks past a concrete protective shelter painted by Israeli artist Eliasaf Myara in the village of Shokeda, located a few kilometers from the border with the Gaza Strip, Israel, 25 June 2015. The Israeli Defense Ministry has placed hundreds of small concrete protective shelters to all towns located near the Gaza Strip to protect its citizens from incoming rockets. On 08 July 2015, Israel will mark one year since the 2014 IsraelñGaza conflict, also known as Operation Protective Edge.  EPA/ABIR SULTAN PLEASE REFER TO THE ADVISORY NOTICE (epa04828827) FOR FULL PACKAGE TEXT

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An Israeli man walks past a concrete protective shelter painted by Israeli artist Eliasaf Myara in the village of Shokeda, located a few kilometers from the border with the Gaza Strip. July 8 marks one year since the 2014 Gaza conflict 

Palestinian workers remove iron from the rubble of a building that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas' militants in the summer of 2014, in the al-Shejaeiya neighbourhood, east of Gaza City, on July 2, 2015.

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Palestinian workers remove iron from the rubble of a building that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas’ militants in the summer of 2014, in the al-Shejaeiya neighbourhood, east of Gaza City, on Thursday

Members of the Palestinian Hamas security forces take part in a graduation ceremony in Gaza City on Tuesday

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Members of the Palestinian Hamas security forces take part in a graduation ceremony in Gaza City

Palestinian girl stands near residential buildings that witnesses said were heavily damaged by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war last summer, in Beit Lahiya town in the northern Gaza Strip

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A Palestinian girl stands near residential buildings that witnesses said were heavily damaged by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war last summer, in Beit Lahiya town

A Palestinian boy rests on an old armcha...A Palestinian boy rests on an old armchair in front of a dilapidated house on May 22, 2015 in Gaza City

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A Palestinian boy rests on an old armchair in front of a dilapidated house on Friday in Gaza City

A Palestinian woman looks from a window of her house in the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City on May 14, 2015 ahead of the commemorations for the 67th anniversary of the "Nakba". "Nakba" means in Arabic "catastrophe" in reference to the birth of the state of Israel 67-years-ago in British-mandate Palestine, which led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who either fled or were driven out of their homes during the 1948 war over Israel's creation

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A Palestinian woman looks from a window of her house in the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City on Thursday ahead of the commemorations for the 67th anniversary of the “Nakba”

Palestinian fishermen rest after arriving back from a fishing trip at the port of Gaza City on April 21, 2015.

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Palestinian fishermen rest after arriving back from a fishing trip at the port of Gaza City on Tuesday

 Palestinian refugees reviewing their Parkour skills at Al-Namssawi neighborhood, south of Khan Younis town, southern Gaza Strip

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Palestinian refugees reviewing their Parkour skills at Al-Namssawi neighborhood, south of Khan Younis town, southern Gaza Strip

Palestinian Hussein Al-Najjar, 14-years-old, fills a donkey-pulled cart with recyclable waste and other items he collected, in hope to be able to sell them, at a garbage dump in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on April 16, 2015.

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Palestinian Hussein Al-Najjar, 14-years-old, fills a donkey-pulled cart with recyclable waste and other items he collected, in hope to be able to sell them, at a garbage dump in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday

Palestinian girls walk past rubble of heavily damaged buildings on Wednesday in the eastern Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya which was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014.

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Palestinian girls walk past rubble of heavily damaged buildings on Wednesday in the eastern Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya which was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014