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Israel launches strikes on Rafah ahead of Gaza truce push

Deadly strikes were reported early Saturday in the overcrowded Gaza border town of Rafah – dubbed a "pressure cooker of despair" by the UN – as international mediators readied a new push to seal a tentative truce deal between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP & Reuters)


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