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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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Israeli PM warns Gaza residents over attack risk

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv earlier this year Credit: Sellem Marc Israel/ABACA/Press Association Images

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today warned Gaza residents to leave any site where Palestinian militants were operating, saying the locations could be attacked.

His comments come after Israel destroyed a 13-storey tower block in Gaza city, which it claimed was a Hamas command base. People living nearby said it housed 44 families. Seventeen people were wounded when the building was brought down.

Prime Minister Netanyahu said: "I call on the inhabitants of Gaza to vacate immediately every site from which Hamas is carrying out terrorist activity. Every one of these places is a target for us."

The Israeli military warned the 13-storey building's residents to leave, shortly before launching the attack.

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