Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip (English pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːzəˈstrɪp/)(Arabic: قطاع غزة‎ Qiṭāʿ Ġazzah, IPA: [qɪˈtˤɑːʕ ˈɣazza]) or simply Gaza is a self-governed entity on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea that borders Egypt on the southwest for 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) and Israel on the east and north along a 51 km (32 mi) border. Since 2007, the Gaza Strip has been de-facto governed by Hamas, a Palestinian faction claiming to be the legitimate representatives of the Palestinian National Authority and the Palestinian People.
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    … Is space the final frontier for Facebook question-and-answer sessions? Astronaut Alexander Gerst hosted a Q&A from the International Space Station Friday morning. Gerst has been active on Facebook since arriving on the ISS, sharing photos of oil fields in Texas, the Sahara Desert, the Nile River and the Israel/Gaza Strip region with the more than 105,000 Facebook users who have liked his page. Readers: Have you ever participated in a Facebook Q&A hosted by a public figure? …

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