A Palestinian tunnel-digger enters a smuggling tunnel in Rafah, along the border with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip. Eyad Baba/AP hide caption

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The Israeli Cabinet met Monday to approve an independent public commission to look into Israel's bloody attack on a Gaza-bound flotilla. In the wake of the attack, international pressure is mounting on Israel to change its policy on Gaza. Baz Ratner/AP hide caption

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Maziar Bahari, shown in a photo released in August by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency. Hossein Salehi Ara/Fars News Agency/AP hide caption

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