After the Strike: Analyzing the aftermath in Gaza

After the Strike: Analyzing the aftermath in Gaza

A visual analysis by The Associated Press and SITU Research explores the cycle of destruction and repeated efforts to rebuild after four wars between Hamas and Israel through the eyes of a family in Gaza.

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See more of AP’s coverage of the wars between Hamas and Israel over the last 13 years.

After the Strike: The toll of four wars in Gaza
Gaza children bearing the brunt in conflict
AP staff evacuate Gaza building before Israeli strike
Israeli airstrike in Gaza destroys media building
Raw: Aftermath of Airstrikes in Gaza Strip
Gaza Official: At Least 100 Killed Tuesday
U.N. School in Gaza Hit by Israeli Strike
Raw: 30 Israeli Missiles Hit Gaza Overnight
Israeli Troops Rolling Into Gaza
Raw Video: Gaza Tunnels Still Functioning
Israel Pushes Ahead As Gaza Assault Enters Day 5
Israeli Troops Near Gaza, Airstrikes Continue
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