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Aug. 31, 2018. Protesters try to throw back tear gas canisters fired by Israeli troops near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City. (Photo: ©AP Photo/ Adel Hana, 2018.) This photo is licensed, do not copy or download.

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