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Israeli jets strike Gaza after militants fire rockets

Dec. 25, 2020 8:43 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck several sites in the Gaza Strip early Saturday after Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward southern Israel. The airstrike targets included rocket manufacturing facility and training and military posts belonging to Hamas, the militant group...

A female artist volunteer cleans a room of the long-abandoned 200-year-old al-Kamalaia school, in the old quarter of Gaza City, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. Less than 200 of these old houses are still partly or entirely standing, according to officials and they are threatened by neglect, decaying and urban sprawl. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Artists lead efforts to restore, preserve Gaza's old houses

Dec. 25, 2020 1:23 AM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The grand, 500-year-old brick walls of the al-Kamalaia School slowly emerged from years of accumulated garbage as grassroots preservers began the long process of restoring it to its former glory. Located in the heart of the old quarter of Gaza City, the Mamluk-era building is...