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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

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

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

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

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...more

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

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

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. 
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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...more

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

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. 
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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. ...more

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. 
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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. ...more

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

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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