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Palestinian boy attends rally marking the anniversary of the killing of Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of the PFLP in Gaza...A Palestinian boy wears a headband during a rally marking the 12th anniversary of the killing of Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in Gaza City August 27, 2013. Abu Mustafa was killed in an Israeli missile attack in Ramallah in 2001.

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A Palestinian boy wears a headband during a rally marking the 12th anniversary of the killing of Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in Gaza City on Tuesday. Abu Mustafa was killed in an Israeli missile attack in Ramallah in 2001.

Palestinian fishermen work at the seaport of Gaza City

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Palestinian fishermen work at the seaport of Gaza City Read more

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.

Honey-bee farmers at work in Al Moghraqa area in the central Gaza strip

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Palestinian beekeepers inspect beehives at the honey-bee farm in Al Moghraqa in the central Gaza strip on Thursday. The beekeepers collect honey and wax from the beehives at this time of year.

Palestinian Orthodox Christians attend the Palm Sunday procession at a church in Gaza City on April 28, 2013. Palm Sunday marks the triumphant return of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem when a cheering crowd greeted him waving palm leaves, a week before his crucifixion. Orthodox Christians will celebrate Easter on May 5. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD HAMSMAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images

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Palestinian Orthodox Christians attend the Palm Sunday procession at a church in Gaza City on Sunday. Palm Sunday marks the triumphant return of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem when a cheering crowd greeted him waving palm leaves, a week before his crucifixion. Orthodox Christians will celebrate Easter on May 5. Read more

Palestinian protesters throw stones towards the Israeli army  during clashes in al-khader village near the West Bank town of Bethlehem to mark Prisoners' Day on April 17, 2013. Palestinians across the Israeli occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip mark this day annually.

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Palestinian protesters throw stones towards the Israeli army during clashes in al-khader village near the West Bank town of Bethlehem to mark Prisoners’ Day on Wednesday. Palestinians across the Israeli occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip mark this day annually. Read more

A Palestinian girl looks at a prison in Gaza City that had been used by Israeli security services to keep Palestinian prisoners during Israel's occupation of Gaza Strip April 11, 2013. A Hamas prisoners association has turned the place into an exhibition which Palestinian residents of Gaza can tour.

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A Palestinian girl looks at a prison in Gaza City that had been used by Israeli security services to keep Palestinian prisoners during Israel’s occupation of the Gaza Strip. A Hamas prisoners’ association has turned the place into an exhibition which Palestinian residents of Gaza can tour.

Palestinian beekeepers collect honey at a farm in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip

Palestinian beekeepers collect honey at a farm in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/REUTERS

Beekeeping is a Palestinian tradition nearly seven millenia old – the oldest archaeological remnants shows mud beekeeping in the Canaanite era in the Babb El Wad area, now called West Jerusalem.