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UN school in Gaza hit by shelling for second time

A United Nations school sheltering people who have fled Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has been hit by shelling from Israeli shelling, the UN said.

Fighting has now been raging for 16 days and has left more than 650 dead.

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easyJet suspends flights to Israel amid violence

Budget airliner easyJet is among several airlines to suspend services to Israel, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. EasyJet said it would review its operations on a day-to-day basis.

The safety and security of easyJet's passengers and crew is the airline's highest priority. We will try to provide suitable and secure hotel accommodation for affected passengers and will fly affected passengers home as soon as we can.

– easyJet

Flights cancelled include:

  • EZS1191 0615 Basel - Tel Aviv
  • EZY2085 1225 London Luton - Tel Aviv
  • EZS1192 1215 Tel Aviv - Basel
  • EZY2086 2020 Tel Aviv - London Luton

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