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Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages

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Smoke rises following what witnesses said were Israeli air strikes in Gaza August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Smoke rises following what witnesses said were Israeli air strikes in Gaza August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
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A Palestinian man holding a Palestinian national flag argues with an Israeli policewoman, during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A Palestinian man holding a Palestinian national flag argues with an Israeli policewoman, during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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An Israeli soldier walks near his tank just outside the Israeli border with the northern Gaza Strip August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

An Israeli soldier walks near his tank just outside the Israeli border with the northern Gaza Strip August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A Hamas militant grabs a Palestinian suspected of collaborating with Israel, before being executed in Gaza City August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Hamas militant grabs a Palestinian suspected of collaborating with Israel, before being executed in Gaza City August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A protester carries a mock rocket as members of Palestinian security forces try to stop the Palestinian protesters from clashing with Israeli troops (not pictured), during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A protester carries a mock rocket as members of Palestinian security forces try to stop the Palestinian protesters from clashing with Israeli troops (not pictured), during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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A protester holds a mock rocket during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A protester holds a mock rocket during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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A man pushes a burning tyre during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank City of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A man pushes a burning tyre during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank City of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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A protester hurls a stone toward Palestinian riot police trying to stop the protesters from clashing with Israeli troops during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A protester hurls a stone toward Palestinian riot police trying to stop the protesters from clashing with Israeli troops during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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People watch as Hamas militants surround the bodies of Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel after they executed them in Gaza City August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

People watch as Hamas militants surround the bodies of Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel after they executed them in Gaza City August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Palestinian riot police trying to stop the protesters from clashing with Israeli troops, during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Palestinian riot police trying to stop the protesters from clashing with Israeli troops, during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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Protesters run from gas fired by Palestinian riot police trying to stop the protesters from clashing with Israeli troops, during a Palestinian protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Protesters run from gas fired by Palestinian riot police trying to stop the protesters from clashing with Israeli troops, during a Palestinian protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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A Hamas militant grabs a Palestinian suspected of collaborating with Israel, before being executed in Gaza City August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Hamas militant grabs a Palestinian suspected of collaborating with Israel, before being executed in Gaza City August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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