US secretary of defence Chuck Hagel and Gen Martin Dempsey at the Pentagon. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

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A Palestinian mother and her sons survey the rubble of a destroyed home in Deir Al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip. The funeral for seven members of the family whose house was attacked in an Israeli airstrike was held yesterday. Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA

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Palestinians ride a donkey cart yesterday past the ruins of houses that witnesses said were destroyed during the Israeli offensive in Johr El-Deek village near the central Gaza Strip. Photograph: Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

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Gamal Siam, a Cairo University professor, next to a picture of his his deceased son Sherif, in Cairo. Egyptian police arrested 29-year-old Sherif Siam while clearing a Cairo protest camp one year ago. Four days later, he and 36 others suffocated in a packed police van on the way to jail. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

Uprising’s call for bread, freedom and social justice has been sidelined

 Protesters supporting the Muslim Brotherhood  demonstrate in the Al-Madey neighbourhood of Cairo yesterday. Photograph: Azza Fadaly/EPA

Low-key demonstrations mark last year’s camp dispersals

 Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is transported from a helicopter to an ambulance on his way to his trial in Cairo yesterday. Photograph: Ahmed Asadi/EPA

Ousted ruler defends his record from the dock

Israeli soldiers during a protest by Palestinians against the Israeli offensive in Gaza at a checkpoint near Ramallah yesterday. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

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Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat (left) talks with Arab League chief Nabil el-Araby during their meeting at the Arab League in Cairo on Monday. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

Despite Israel’s primary demand, Hamas refuses to demilitarise

Palestinian children living in Lebanon  express solidarity with the Palestinian children living in Gaza, in Maroun Al Ras village in southern Lebanon, near the border between Lebanon and Israel, yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Ali Hashisho

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