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Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

Palestine's Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour shows pictures of Palestine people as he addresses the Security Council during a meeting about the situation in the Middle East, including Palestine, at United Nations headquarters in New York July 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Palestine's Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour shows pictures of Palestine people as he addresses the Security Council during a meeting about the situation in the Middle East, including Palestine, at United Nations headquarters in New...more

Palestine's Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour shows pictures of Palestine people as he addresses the Security Council during a meeting about the situation in the Middle East, including Palestine, at United Nations headquarters in New York July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks outside the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks outside the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks outside the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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An Israeli Apache helicopter fires a missile towards the Gaza Strip July 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli Apache helicopter fires a missile towards the Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli Apache helicopter fires a missile towards the Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Smoke is seen after an Israeli strike over the Gaza Strip July 22, 2014.REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Smoke is seen after an Israeli strike over the Gaza Strip July 22, 2014.REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Smoke is seen after an Israeli strike over the Gaza Strip July 22, 2014.REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Israeli soldiers stand atop a tank outside the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli soldiers stand atop a tank outside the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed...more

Israeli soldiers stand atop a tank outside the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (L) speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (L) speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (L) speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola
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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not pictured) at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not pictured) at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not pictured) at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola
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A Palestinian gunman fires in the air during the funeral of Mahmoud al-Shawamrah in the West Bank town of Al-Ram near Jerusalem July 22, 2014. Israeli troops shot dead al-Shawamrah during clashes with stone-throwers in the occupied West Bank on Monday, both sides said, as tensions mounted over Israel's military offensive in Gaza. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A Palestinian gunman fires in the air during the funeral of Mahmoud al-Shawamrah in the West Bank town of Al-Ram near Jerusalem July 22, 2014. Israeli troops shot dead al-Shawamrah during clashes with stone-throwers in the occupied West Bank on...more

A Palestinian gunman fires in the air during the funeral of Mahmoud al-Shawamrah in the West Bank town of Al-Ram near Jerusalem July 22, 2014. Israeli troops shot dead al-Shawamrah during clashes with stone-throwers in the occupied West Bank on Monday, both sides said, as tensions mounted over Israel's military offensive in Gaza. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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An Israeli Apache helicopter fires a missile towards the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Israeli Apache helicopter fires a missile towards the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that...more

An Israeli Apache helicopter fires a missile towards the northern Gaza Strip July 22, 2014. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A Palestinian man is pictured through a damaged house as he walks amidst the debris of a neighboring a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man is pictured through a damaged house as he walks amidst the debris of a neighboring a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man is pictured through a damaged house as he walks amidst the debris of a neighboring a house which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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A Palestinian man inspects a house which police said was damaged in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man inspects a house which police said was damaged in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man inspects a house which police said was damaged in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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