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A Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of ...A Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in the center of Gaza City on July 22, 2014. A series of Israeli air strikes early today killed at least seven people in Gaza, including five members of the same family, an emergency services spokesman said. The deaths hike the total Palestinian toll to 583 since the Israeli military launched Operation Protective Edge on July 8 in a bid to stamp out rocket fire from Gaza. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABEDMOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

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A Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in the center of Gaza City. A series of Israeli air strikes early today killed at least seven people in Gaza, including five members of the same family, an emergency services spokesman said. The deaths hike the total Palestinian toll to 583 since the Israeli military launched Operation Protective Edge on July 8 in a bid to stamp out rocket fire from Gaza. Read more

Tension Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border...SDEROT, ISRAEL - JULY 10:  Israeli tanks seen moving along the border with Gaza on July 10, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. Due to recent escalation in the region, the Israeli army started new deployments at the border with the Gaza Strip. It's the third day in operation "Protective Edge".  (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

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Israeli tanks trundle along the border with Gaza on Thursday. They are responding to recent rocket attacks by Hamas militants on Israel.

A young boy stands amid the rubble of the burned out house of Marwan Qawasmeh, a Palestinian member of the Islamist Hamas in Hebron named by Israel as one of the two prime suspects in the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers on July 1, 2014 in the West Bank town of Hebron, after the house was blown up by Israeli army. Israel vowed to hunt down the Hamas militants it holds responsible for kidnapping and killing three teenagers, but was likely to carefully weigh its response to avoid triggering a regional flareup.

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A young boy stands amid the rubble of the burned out house of Marwan Qawasmeh, a Palestinian member of the Islamist group Hamas in Hebron named by Israel as one of the two prime suspects in the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers on Tuesday in the West Bank town of Hebron, after the house was blown up by Israeli army

A Palestinian man walks on the rubble past a crater following an air strike by the Israeli airforce on Gaza City, on June 16, 2014. Israel launched air strikes on different areas of on Gaza Strip, as Israeli troops killed a Palestinian and arrested more than 40 overnight in the Israeli occupied West Bank, including the parliament speaker, in a massive crackdown on Hamas whom Israel accuses of kidnapping three teenagers.

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A Palestinian walks on rubble following an air strike by the Israeli air force on Gaza City during the weekend. Israeli troops killed a Palestinian and arrested more than 40 people in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, including the speaker of parliament, in a massive crackdown on Hamas whom Israel accuses of kidnapping three teenagers.

Palestinian children take part in a summer camp organized by Hamas on June 3, 2014. Thousands of elementary school students in the Gaza Strip are going to Hamas summer camps, in which they take part in recreational activities and participate in political demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.

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Palestinian children at a summer camp organized by Hamas on Tuesday. Thousands of elementary school students in the Gaza Strip take part in recreational activities and political demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails

A Palestinian Hamas policeman reads a copy of the Al-Ayyam newspaper in Gaza City, on May 8, 2014. The Palestinian daily which is edited and printed in the West Bank city of Ramallah has been allowed by the Hamas to be distributed in the Gaza strip for the first time in seven years, after the Islamist movement and the western-backed Palestinian Authority signed a surprise reconciliation agreement on April 23 in a bid to end years of bitter and sometime bloody rivalry.

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A Palestinian Hamas policeman reads a copy of the Al-Ayyam newspaper in Gaza City. The Palestinian daily, which is edited and printed in the West Bank city of Ramallah, has been allowed by Hamas to be distributed in the Gaza strip for the first time in seven years

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 Hamas policeman takes part in a graduation ceremony at the Arafat Police Academy in Gaza City, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Arabic writing on the wall reads, "the chains must be broken."

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A Palestinian Hamas policeman takes part in a graduation ceremony at the Arafat Police Academy in Gaza City. The Arabic writing on the wall reads, “The chains must be broken”.

Palestinian youths check a destroyed building following overnight Israeli air strikes in Gaza City on January 16, 2014. Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip against training camps used by the armed wing of the territory's Hamas rulers left four children and a woman wounded, Palestinian medical sources said.

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Palestinian youths check a destroyed building after overnight Israeli air strikes in Gaza City. Air strikes in the Gaza Strip against training camps used by the armed wing of the territory’s Hamas rulers left four children and a woman wounded, Palestinian medical sources said Read more

A Palestinian student walks past a mural depicting late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) and late Hamas spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin, in Gaza City November 7, 2013. Swiss scientists who conducted tests on the remains of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, whose widow Suha says he was poisoned by radioactive polonium, will give a news conference on Thursday on their findings.

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A Palestinian student walks past a mural depicting late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (r) and late Hamas spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin, in Gaza City. Swiss scientists who conducted tests on the remains of Yasser Arafat, whose widow Suha says he was poisoned by radioactive polonium, on Thursday gave a news conference on their findings.