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    Flares light up the sky over Gaza City, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire." Israel expanded what started July 8 as an aerial campaign against Hamas and widened it into a ground offensive on July 17. Since then, Israel says the campaign has concentrated on destroying cross-border tunnels militants constructed to carry out attacks inside Israeli territory and ending rocket attacks on its cities. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)


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    A child helps wave a huge Palestinian flag during a protest in Athens, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrators took part in a rally to protest against civilian deaths in Gaza amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas militants. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)


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    Palestinians inspect a destroyed house in the heavily bombed Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, close to the Israeli border, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)


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    In this frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a rival militia, in Tripoli.


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    Tunisian taxi drivers wait for clients fleeing from Libya at the border between Libya and Tunisia. Up to 6,000 people a day have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia this week, the Tunisian foreign minister said, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli. (Associated press photographs)


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    In this frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a rival militia, in Tripoli.


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    Illustration on parallels between World War 1 and the fight against Islamic terrorism by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times


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    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, right, meets with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq's most revered and influential Shiite cleric, in the southern city of Najaf, Iraq, on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Mr. Ban urged lawmakers during his visit to "find a common ground" so they can address the crisis sparked by the Islamic State group, whose push has threatened to fracture Iraq. (AP Photo/UN Photo, Eskinder Debebe)


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    In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, the church of Mary is seen abandoned after Islamic militants closed it and brought the cross down from the rooftop in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group's actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the minority community's "centuries-old heritage." (AP Photo)


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