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Palestinians set tires on fire, as Israeli soldiers attempt to prevent protesters from breaking through the Gaza-Israel border. The demonstration marked the 70th anniversary of Nakba, or catastrophe, a commemoration of the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the war surrounding Israel's creation. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinians carry a protester injured during clashes with Israeli security forces on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday. Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sameh Sarsak, 33, holds his daughter. He is a trained nurse and is unemployed. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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Palestinians Ponder Tactics in Weeks-Long Gaza Protest: What's The End-Game?

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A Palestinian youth is carried on a stretcher Friday after being injured during a demonstration near the border with Israel east of Jabalia in Gaza. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senior Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri (left) sits next to Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad as they sign a reconciliation deal in Cairo on Thursday. Under the agreement, Hamas would cede control of the Gaza Strip to the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority by Dec. 1. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza

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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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