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Food aid convoy for 150,000 people enters Gaza

A United Nations World Food Programme convoy carrying food for 150,000 people has entered Gaza for the first time since 2007, it has been announced.

The aid reached the Rafah crossing from Egypt after a seven-hour drive from Alexandria, the organisation said.

An open-ended ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has so far held, with both sides claiming victory after the seven-week conflict.

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Hamas 'publicly executes seven Palestinians' in Gaza

Hamas has allegedly publicly executed seven Palestinians suspected of being informants for Israel in a central Gaza square, according to Reuters.

The victims, who had their heads covered and hands tied, were shot dead by masked gunmen dressed in black in front of a crowd of worshippers outside a mosque, witnesses and al-Majd, a pro-Hamas website, said.

Another 11 people suspected of being Israel informants were killed earlier today.

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