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An English couple on vacation in Greece composed this note, rolled it up in a bottle and, on July 4, tossed it into the Mediterranean Sea. A Palestinian fisherman caught it in his net this week. Photo Courtesy of Wael Al Soltan hide caption

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From Greece, A Message In A Bottle Reaches Isolated Gaza

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Nael Skaik, the pharmacy director at Gaza's main hospital, says this medicine storage room is usually so full of boxes of medicines that it's hard to find space to walk. Now medicines are running out as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has held up medicine shipments to Gaza to pressure Gaza's Hamas leaders to surrender power. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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10 Years After Gaza Takeover, Hamas Under Pressure To Surrender Power

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Hanan Abu Qassem is the first female EMT to staff professional soccer games in Gaza. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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A First In Gaza: A Female Treats Injured Male Soccer Players

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Mohammad Sultan stands outside the locked door of a children's clinic in Gaza City. Sultan ran the clinic for World Vision, which temporarily closed the center after its Gaza director was accused of diverting humanitarian assistance to Hamas. Nicholas Schifrin/NPR hide caption

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Gaza Needs Aid, But Israel Says Some Has Reached Hamas Militants

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The office of the World Vision, in east Jerusalem. A senior staffer in Gaza was arrested in June and indicted on Thursday. Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israel Accuses World Vision Employee Of Embezzling Millions For Hamas

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A cart in the garden of the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem displays produce grown in Gaza: tomatoes, sweet potatoes, eggplant, sweet and hot peppers, green onions and herbs. Like all products leaving Gaza, this shipment needed Israeli approval. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israeli Yosef Haim Ben-David (center), the ringleader in the killing of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir in 2014, is escorted by Israeli policemen at the district court in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli soldiers watch as a machine drills holes on the Israeli side of the border with the Gaza Strip, as they search for tunnels reportedly used by Hamas for fighting Israel, on Feb. 10. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The View Of Gaza, On 24/7 Video

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Ihab al-Aloul (left) and his sons Abdel Rahman, 9, and Ahmed, 22, at the family's pool in Gaza City. The Aloul family left Gaza in 2008 and moved to British Columbia, Canada, but returned to Gaza in the fall of 2014. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Gaza To Canada And Back To Gaza: Why A Family Chose To Return

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Qatari official Mohammed al-Emadi (left) visits Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City on March 12. Israel has accused Qatar of financing Hamas weaponry but still allows Qatar to spends millions in Gaza on aid and development projects. Ashraf Amra/APA/Landov hide caption

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Why Israel Lets Qatar Give Millions To Hamas

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Palestinian girls walk past buildings in Gaza City that were destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014. Dozens of Israeli soldiers have now given testimonials saying that indiscriminate firing was tolerated, or even encouraged at times. Thomas Coex /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli Soldiers: Lax Rules In Gaza War Led To Indiscriminate Fire

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