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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday August 26th, 2014.
Palestinian resistance and Israeli reach a ceasefire deal, meanwhile Israeli attacks on Gaza left 10 civilians killed. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that ten Palestinians, including two children, have been killed, and dozens injured, by Israeli missiles and shells in different parts of the Gaza Strip, before the truce came into effect.
The sources said the two brothers (children) were killed after the army fired a missile at the family car, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, minutes before the month-long ceasefire came into effect.
On Tuesday night an open-ended ceasefire was announced between Israel and the Palestinian resistance groups in Gaza ending 50 days of Israeli attacks on the coastal enclave.
The Ministry of Health in Gaza said at least Israeli missiles and shells have killed 2137 Palestinians, including hundreds of children. Meanwhile more than 11100 have been injured, since Israeli launched its offensive on Gaza on July 8.
In the West Bank today, 12 leaders from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine were abducted by Israeli forces during the night, on Monday and early dawn hours on Tuesday. Eleven More Palestinians Kidnapped In The West Bank.
Israeli soldiers kidnapped Two Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, three Palestinians in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, and six in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank.
Moreover Israeli soldiers invaded Jenin city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, and ‘Arraba nearby town, kidnapping eight Palestinians. Army kidnaps a child near Salfit.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Tuesday August 26th, 2014 news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our websiteatwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.