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The Latest: Group says strikes damaged dozens of Gaza homes

The Latest: Group says strikes damaged dozens of Gaza homesJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the cease-fire between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers (all times local):



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Rockets fired from Gaza, Israel stages air strikes, after botched raid

Rockets fired from Gaza, Israel stages air strikes, after botched raidThe flareup cast a new cloud over efforts by Egypt, Qatar and the United Nations to broker a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the dominant armed group in Gaza. On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he hoped to reach an “arrangement” that would avoid another conflict and ease Israeli-blockaded Gaza’s economic hardships. In southern Israel, interceptor missiles streaked through the sky and sirens sounded during what the military said were more than 80 rocket salvoes from Gaza.



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Israeli air strikes target Gaza Strip after rocket fire

Israeli air strikes target Gaza Strip after rocket fireIsrael’s military said it was carrying out air strikes “throughout the Gaza Strip” on Monday after a barrage of rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave towards its territory. Israel reported some 80 “launches” from the Gaza Strip towards its territory — reportedly rockets and mortars — with a number intercepted by missile defences. It also said an Israeli bus was hit by fire from the Gaza Strip.



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Driver strikes 5 children and 2 adults at Florida bus stop, latest in string of school bus incidents

Driver strikes 5 children and 2 adults at Florida bus stop, latest in string of school bus incidentsSeven people were rushed to the hospital on Thursday morning after a driver



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After Gaza strikes, Israel threatens Iranian forces in Syria

After Gaza strikes, Israel threatens Iranian forces in SyriaGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants ceased rocket attacks from Gaza into Israel and relative calm prevailed Saturday afternoon after a night-long exchange of fire that prompted Israeli threats against Iranian forces in Syria.



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Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes

Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikesEgypt, which sent a delegation to Gaza on Tuesday for the latest round of talks on a long-term ceasefire, postponed a visit there by its intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, following Wednesday’s surge in violence, Palestinian officials said. The family living there managed to take shelter in a reinforced room after alert sirens sounded, said officials in the city about 40 km (25 miles) from the Gaza Strip. Another rocket launched from Gaza and aimed at central Israel fell into the Mediterranean Sea, the military said.



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Deadly tsunami strikes Indonesia

Deadly tsunami strikes IndonesiaMore than 800 people are dead after an earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Indonesia.



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Syria FM says Iran coordinated its ballistic missile strikes

Syria FM says Iran coordinated its ballistic missile strikesBEIRUT (AP) — Syria's foreign minister said in remarks broadcast Tuesday that the Iranian ballistic missile attack on militants in eastern Syria the previous day was part of "legitimate" cooperation between the two countries to combat terrorism.



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Turkey works with Russia on Idlib amid lull in air strikes

Turkey works with Russia on Idlib amid lull in air strikesDamascus, backed by Russia and Iran, has been preparing a major assault to recover the region. The United Nations has warned this could trigger a humanitarian catastrophe in an area where 3 million people live. Idlib is part of an arc of territory at the Turkish border representing the last major area held by insurgents who have fought President Bashar al-Assad through more than seven years of war.



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Syria's Idlib under 'violent' air strikes after Tehran failure

Syria's Idlib under 'violent' air strikes after Tehran failureAl Munţār (Syria) (AFP) – Syria’s last major rebel bastion Idlib was Saturday targeted by the “most violent” Russian air strikes in a month, a monitor said, after the failure of a three-way summit on the Syrian conflict. The renewed strikes came a day after the leaders of rebel backer Turkey and regime allies Russia and Iran failed at the summit in Tehran to agree on how to stave off a threatened offensive on the northwestern province of Idlib. Aid organisations have warned that any military campaign to retake the region of nearly three million people on the Turkish border could spark one of the worst humanitarian disasters in Syria’s seven-year war.



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