Gaza’s residents enjoy a day at the beach. Photograph: Antonio Olmos Tourism initiatives in the Gaza Strip might sound crazy to some people, but Gazans have been planning them all along.

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GENEVA Israel should investigate all alleged violations committed by its forces during three recent wars in Gaza and ensure military commanders are brought to justice for any crimes, a U.N. human rights watchdog said on Thursday

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How the UK is helping inside Gaza | UK HELPS Aid agencies estimate that at least 100000 people remain homeless in the Gaza strip. UK aid there is helping to support 97 schools, 42 health centres and 15 community projects

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Egypt began demolishing houses along its 8-mile long border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday as a part of its planned buffer zone to prevent smuggling of weapons from the Palestinian enclave, according to media reports.

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Egypt Begins Construction Of Buffer Zone Along Gaza Border, Demolishes Houses In Sinai

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The Egyptian army on Wednesday began demolishing houses along its border with the Gaza Strip.

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Egypt demolishes houses on border with Gaza Strip

Cairo Egypt’s army has begun demolishing hundreds of houses in its borderlands along the Gaza Strip, seeking to disrupt the flow of weapons and militants by creating a buffer zone. The move comes five days after militants carried out one of the deadliest attacks in decades against Egypts security forces and is intended to increase the military’s stranglehold over restive Sinai Peninsula. It could also be read as a face saving measure for Egypts wildly popular army, by shifting blame for its own security failures onto outside powers, namely Hamas, the militant organization that runs Gaza.

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On isolated Gaza's southern flank, an Egyptian buffer zone takes shape (+video)

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Cairo Egypt’s army has begun demolishing hundreds of houses in its borderlands along the Gaza Strip, seeking to disrupt the flow of weapons and militants by creating a buffer zone.

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On isolated Gaza's southern flank, an Egyptian buffer zone takes shape (+video)

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Army blows up houses, Egyptians evacuate near Gaza

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