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Red Cross in Gaza Closes Office Due to Violent Protests

The International Committee of the Red Cross says it is temporarily closing its Gaza office after protesters repeatedly tried to storm it.   Spokeswoman Suhair Zakkout said the office will operate remotely until "local authorities in Gaza provide assurances that our premises, work and staff are respected.''   Dozens of Gazans have protested daily at the office in recent weeks in solidarity with a Palestinian hunger striker detained by Israel, demanding that the Red...

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