IPalestinian workers pick dates during the harvest in Deir El Balah, in central Gaza Strip, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. The harvesting season for dates usually starts at the beginning of October, after the ... more 
IPalestinian workers pick dates during the harvest in Deir El Balah, in central Gaza Strip, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. The harvesting season for dates usually starts at the beginning of October, after the first rain. The community of Deir El Balah takes its name from the word "balah", an Arabic word for dates. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) less 
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Mon, Oct 7, 2013 11:00 AM EDT