'Gaza Is Totally Closed Off. There's No Choice but to Fire Missiles at Israel'

'Let us live or let us leave': a Gaza journalist explains what's happening in the Strip right now, and how residents feel about Hamas

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Sami Obeid.Credit: A screenshot from a Kan 11 broadcast
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A Palestinian youth looks for salvageable items amid the rubble of a building destroyed in an early morning Israeli airstrike on Gaza City on Tuesday.Credit: MAHMUD HAMS - AFP
Streaks of lights are seen from Ashkelon as rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Wednesday.Credit: REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

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