Palestinian women taking refuge from fighting in the northern Gaza Strip stand in a classroom at a United Nations school in Jabaliya, July 23, 2014. Israeli forces pounded multiple sites across the ... more 
Palestinian women taking refuge from fighting in the northern Gaza Strip stand in a classroom at a United Nations school in Jabaliya, July 23, 2014. Israeli forces pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, including the enclave's sole power plant, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists, as diplomats sought to end the bloodshed. Israel launched its offensive on July 8 to halt missile salvoes by Hamas Islamists, which was angered by a crackdown on its supporters in the nearby occupied West Bank and suffering economic hardship because of an Israeli-Egyptian blockade. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) less 
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