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Gaza bloodshed worst in 5 years

The death toll from Israel's offensive in Gaza has risen to more than 570, mostly civilians, following the bloodiest day in the Palestinian enclave since 2009.
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Medecins Sans Frontieres has called on Israel to stop the bombardment of Gaza, saying the shelling is making it difficult to provide much needed care to the wounded.
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The UN head and the top US diplomat are in Egypt in an urgent bid to negotiate a truce as Israel continues its assault on Gaza.
US Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to criticize Israel in candid remarks caught on an open microphone between television interviews Sunday.
Palestinians have left Ash Shujaâiyeh neighborhood in droves during a two hour cease fire, after the area was heavily bombed and shelled the previous night.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the persecution of Iraqi Christians by Islamic militants could be a crime against humanity.

Another 16 Palestinians killed

The Palestinian death toll in Gaza has reached 501 after 16 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a house in the south of the Gaza Strip.
As the Palestinian death toll soars to 438, a spokesman for the Gaza emergency services says more than a third of the victims are women and children.
Israel is in the midst of its second ground invasion of the Gaza Strip in six years. Here's the story of the ceaseless conflict, told through historic quotes.
Israel says it's sending more troops to the Gaza Strip as the death toll reached 352 Palestinians and five Israelis.

Hamas says it accepts 3-hour truce

The Islamist Hamas movement says it has accepted a proposal for a three-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.
Lebanon has arrested a man who spurred his two-year-old son to beat up a Syrian child after a video of the shocking blows went viral, state media reported on Sunday.

Sunday Gaza toll more than 60

More than 60 Palestinians have been killed in the latest round of Israeli attacks on northern Gaza.
Five car bombs, which were apparently synchronised, have struck southern and northern Baghdad, targeting neighbourhoods mostly inhabited by Shi'ites.
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