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The weekend in Gaza - continued coverage from the Israel/Palestinian conflict

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ISRAEL/GAZA BORDER, ISRAEL - JULY 27: Smoke rises from Gaza Strip after Israeli shelling moment before the 24 hour ceasefireon July 27, 2014 on the Israeli/Gaza border, Israel.42 Israeli soldiers and over 1,000 Palestinians have been killed as the Israeli operation ‘Protective Edge’ nears three weeks. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Rescue workers remove the body of a man, after digging him up from under the rubble of his home following an Israeli air strike on Beit Hanun, in the northern of Gaza strip, on July 26, 2014.
(Photo credit MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

BEIT HANOUN, GAZA - JULY 26 : A Palestinian woman reacts amongst the debris of buildings as others try to find their belongings inside the debris of the buildings during a 12-hour humanitarian truce in Beit Hanoun, Gaza on July 26, 2014.
(Photo by Ezz Zanoun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Children are seen behind a sheet which covers an improvised tent on July 27, 2014 in the garden of Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City, where Palestinian displaced families who have fled their homes took refugee. (Photo credit MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

An Israeli soldier from the infantry unit sleeps on a slide at an Israeli village near the border with the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, on July 27, 2014, after returning from combat inside Gaza.
(Photo credit GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinians carry the coffin of Jalila Ayyad, a Christian woman whose body was found under the rubble of her home after an Israeli airstike in Gaza City during her funeral on July 27, 2014.
(Photo credit MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

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A relative of two-year old Palestinian Salma Radiya killed by shrapnel from an Israeli tank shell in the north of the Gaza Strip holds her body at the morgue of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahia on July 23, 2014. US Secretary of State John Kerry said global efforts to end 16 days of bloodshed in Gaza were progressing as the fighting raged on and airlines suspended flights over rocket fears. AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI

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A relative of two-year old Palestinian Salma Radiya killed by shrapnel from an Israeli tank shell in the north of the Gaza Strip holds her body at the morgue of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahia on July 23, 2014. US Secretary of State John Kerry said global efforts to end 16 days of bloodshed in Gaza were progressing as the fighting raged on and airlines suspended flights over rocket fears. AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI

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Journalists missing, fixer kidnapped, press banned in eastern Ukraine


In the past two days, at least two journalists have gone missing, while pro-Russia separatists abducted a fixer and briefly detained a reporter, according to news reports and press freedom and human rights groups. The moves come as the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic today banned journalists from the conflict area.

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KHAN YUNIS, GAZA - JULY 21: A member of Palestinian Selam family is rescued under the wreckage of their house, destroyed by an Israeli airstrike within the ‘Operation Protective Edge’,which has killed 590 Palestinians, including 160 children and 77 women, and injured 3660 others since July 7, in Khan Yunis, Gaza on July 21, 2014. One person is killed and 8 others get wounded from Selam family after the air attack. (Photo by Belal Khaled/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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KHAN YUNIS, GAZA - JULY 21: A member of Palestinian Selam family is rescued under the wreckage of their house, destroyed by an Israeli airstrike within the ‘Operation Protective Edge’,which has killed 590 Palestinians, including 160 children and 77 women, and injured 3660 others since July 7, in Khan Yunis, Gaza on July 21, 2014. One person is killed and 8 others get wounded from Selam family after the air attack. (Photo by Belal Khaled/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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