Palestinians ride on a motorbike rickshaw as they flee their houses from Israeli shelling during an Israeli ground offensive east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 24, 2014. Israel won a ... more 
Palestinians ride on a motorbike rickshaw as they flee their houses from Israeli shelling during an Israeli ground offensive east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 24, 2014. Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, while continued fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. A truce remained elusive despite intensive mediation efforts. Israel says it needs more time to eradicate rocket stocks and cross-border tunnels in the Gaza Strip and Hamas Islamists demand the blockade on the enclave be lifted. In southern Khuzaa and Abassan villages, they said, Israeli shelling left dead and wounded under rubble, while medical crews could not risk attending. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) less 
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