From the aftermath of the violence in Gaza, a Palestinian boy looks out of his family’s house that witnesses said was badly damaged during the recent conflict. Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged Israel this week to consider launching new peace efforts based on an Arab initiative presented in 2002 and rejected by the Jewish state.

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A Palestinian girl plays with a balloon near her family’s house that witnesses said was destroyed during the seven-week Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City October 2, 2014. An open-ended ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led Gaza militants, mediated by Egypt, took effect on August 26 after the seven-week conflict. It called for an indefinite halt to hostilities, the immediate opening of Gaza’s blockaded crossings with Israel and Egypt, and a widening of the territory’s fishing zone in the Mediterranean. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem