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A Palestinian girl looks out from inside her family's house in the northern Gaza Strip. Seven years into an Israeli blockade and nine months into a crippling Egyptian one, Gaza's economic growth has evaporated and unemployment soared to almost 40% by end of last year. – Reuters, April 18, 2014

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