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Gaza children caught in the crossfire

Civilians particularly children have borne the brunt of the latest flare up in violence between Hamas and Israel. Families urge for children to be spared but...

U.N. chief names retired Dutch general to head Gaza war inquiry

Nov 11, 2014    

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named a retired Dutch general to head an inquiry into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel's recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the use of U.N. sites to store weapons.U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters the investigation would be "an internal and independent United Nations Headquarters Board of Inquiry into certain incidents that occurred in the Gaza Strip between July 8 and August 26, 2014."The world body has said that tens of thousands of dwellings were damaged or destro...

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