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Gaza im Gaza Gouvernement ist die größte Stadt im Gazastreifen, der seit 1994 de jure unter Verwaltung der Palästinensischen Autonomiebehörde steht, seit Juni 2007 aber de facto von der Hamas kontrolliert wird. In Gaza befindet sich der Verwaltungssitz der Autonomiebehörde und ein Seehafen am Mittelmeer. Die Stadt hat etwa 400.000 Einwohner, in der Agglomeration leben 1,4 Millionen Menschen. Die Stadt erstreckt sich über etwa 46 km².

Israeli artillery battery deployed near Israel-Gaza border

Israeli M109 Howitzers and soldiers deployed on the border with Gaza, as the territory faces its worst escalation of violence since a war last year. Israel pressed on with its bombardment of positons of Islamic Jihad militants who have retaliated with barrages of rockets. IMAGES

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Israeli air strike hits Gaza

Images show the moment of an Israeli air strike on Gaza City. Israel continues to shell the Palestinian enclave as Palestinian militant group retaliate with a barrage of rocket fire, in the territory’s worst escalation of violence since a war last year. IMAGES

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New rocket fired at Israel from Gaza

Images show a new rocket fired at Israel from Gaza. The Palestinian militant group of Islamic Jihad retaliated with a barrage of rocket fire following deadly Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip, in the territory’s worst escalation of violence since a war last year. IMAGES

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Image of Israeli air strike hitting Gaza

Image of an Israeli air strike on Gaza. Israel has said it was forced to launch a „pre-emptive“ operation against Islamic Jihad, insisting the group was planning an imminent attack following days of tensions along the Gaza border. IMAGES

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Israel launches air strikes on Gaza Strip

Israeli forces carry out air strikes on the Gaza Strip in response to incendiary ballons launched from the Palestinian enclave into southern Israel. „Over the past day, arson balloons were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory,“ Israel’s military said in a statement. IMAGES

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Israeli forces launch air strikes on Gaza

An explosion lights up the night sky in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, as Israeli forces shell the Palestinian enclave. The Israeli air force launched air strikes in response to incendiary balloons sent into southern Israel from Gaza, security sources and witnesses said. IMAGES

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Far-right Israelis march to Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate for March of the Flags

Far-right Israelis march to Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate for the March of the Flags, which celebrates the anniversary of Israel’s 1967 occupation of the city’s eastern sector. Israel’s new government faced an early test as Jewish ultranationalists prepared to march into annexed east Jerusalem, stoking tensions the UN has warned threaten …

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