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Mid-East crisis: The blockade of Gaza - in 60 seconds

13 August 2014 Last updated at 13:36 BST

Negotiators are struggling to agree a long-term solution to the conflict in Gaza.

Israel wants an end to militant attacks, and the Palestinians are looking for a seven-year blockade of Gaza to be lifted.

BBC News explains just what that blockade entails - in 60 seconds.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

BBC News - Middle East conflict