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Three top Hamas commanders killed in Israeli strike

Three senior Hamas military commanders have been killed in Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip, the Islamist militant group said.

Hamas named the men as Mohammed Abu Shammala, Raed al-Attar and Mohammed Barhoum and said they were killed in a bombing of a house in the southern town of Rafah.

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Egypt's ceasefire plan 'chance to end fighting in Gaza'

An Egyptian ceasefire plan provides a chance to end the three-week offensive in Gaza, Egypt's president has said.

Palestinians look at the remains of a mosque witnesses said was hit in an Israeli air strike. Credit: REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said, "The Egyptian initiative is a real chance to find a real solution to the crisis taking place in the Gaza Strip. Lost time ... complicates the situation more and more."

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