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Truce hopes fade as #Gaza pummelled again

GazaBloodshed in and around Gaza has surged with a strike killing seven Palestinian children and a heavy overnight bombardment from Israel shattering hopes for an end to three weeks of devastating violence.

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John Kerry takes flak over #Gaza ceasefire bid

US Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to broker a ceasefire in Gaza have made him and the White House the subject of blunt criticism within Israel, adding tension to an already strained diplomatic relationship.

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Syrian army retakes gas field from fighters

The Syrian army has recaptured a gas field east of the central city of Homs that was seized by fighters from Islamic State earlier this month, according to state media and opposition activists.

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Deaths reported in Iraqi army raid

An Iraqi government raid on targets of armed groups in a town southwest of Baghdad has killed 17 people, including at least three civilians, according to medical and tribal sources.

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Children killed in #Gaza playground shelling

Gaza refugee camp playgroundMissiles have struck several sites in Gaza, including a park inside a refugee camp and an outpatient building of the strip's largest hospital, disrupting a relative lull at the start of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday.

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Assad in Eid appearance as violence rages

Bashar al-Assad Bashar al-Assad has made his first appearance in public after being sworn in as Syria's president for a third term, attending prayers at a Damascus mosque to mark the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid.

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Tense quiet amid #Gaza ceasefire confusion

humanitarian truceFighting has subsided in Gaza after Hamas said it backed a 24-hour humanitarian truce, but there was no sign of any comprehensive deal to end its conflict with Israel.

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Video shows American suicide bomber in #Syria

An al-Qaeda-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven.

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#Egypt says fighters killed in #Sinai clashes

Egyptian troops have killed 14 fighters in shootouts in the Sinai Peninsula, scene of an insurgency since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi last year, according to the army.

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#Israel resumes shelling of #Gaza Strip

Five Palestinians have been killed in shelling after Israel ended a humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, medics said.

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