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Crossing into Gaza

, August 7, 2014

A Palestinian woman loads her suitcases onto a luggage cart before crossing into Gaza through Israel's Erez crossing on August 6.  A Gaza truce was holding on Wednesday as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israeli and Palestinian representatives on an enduring end to a war that has devastated the Hamas Islamist- dominated enclave. Israel withdrew ground forces from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning and started a 72-hour Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Hamas as a first step towards a long-term deal. Reuters/Amir Cohen
 




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