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Palestinian leader, speaking at UN General Assembly, vows to pursue Israeli leaders for war crimes

Source: aljazeera.com

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of waging a “war of genocide” in Gaza and vowed to pursue its leaders for war crimes.

The latest war in Gaza in July and August – the third war in the Gaza Strip in six years – killed 2,140 Palestinians, mostly civilians.

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Abbas announces Israel-Gaza ceasefire

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Source: http://www.maannews.net

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday announced a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip. In a short televised address, Abbas said the agreement would go into effect at 7 p.m.

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