Gaza and Israel on edge as West Bank unrest simmers

Palestinian men look at the destruction in part of Gaza City's al-Tufah neighbourhood in August, 2014Struck in an Israeli air raid in the 2014 Gaza war, Mohammed’s home was only recently rebuilt but he remains undaunted by the prospect of another showdown with the Jewish state. “I’m not afraid of Israel,” the 35-year-old father of six said while seated on floor cushions in his home in the Zeitoun neighbourhood of Gaza City, his children occasionally peeking their heads around the door. The member of the leftist Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) said preparations for another war have included rebuilding attack tunnels destroyed by Israel two years ago.

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