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    Palestinians kickstart Gaza economy

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    The US has been pressing Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, to make "gestures" towards the Palestinians as part of international efforts to get peace talks started again.

    One of the concessions they want is an easing of the siege of the Gaza strip. The United Nations is also working towards the same goal and says that Israel has agreed to let in building materials to complete a UN housing project.

    But as Jacky Rowland reports from Gaza, Palestinians are not counting on the international community or Israel when it comes to rebuilding their lives.