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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 will 'pay a heavy price' for four-year-old's death

Hamas will "pay a heavy price" for the death of a four-year-boy who was killed in a mortar attack, according to a spokesman for the Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Ofir Gedelman said on his Twitter account that the Israeli military and security forces would "intensify" operations as a result of the strike.

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