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Hamas vows to continue fighting Israel: spokesman

Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli border August 2, 2014. (REUTERS/Amir Cohen)

GAZA CITY, Palestine: Hamas vowed Saturday to continue its fight against Israel that has cost more than 1,670 Palestinian lives until the Islamist movement group achieved its objectives.

"We will continue our resistance till we achieve our goals," Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhum told AFP, shortly after a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which he claimed to have dealt a "significant blow" to the Islamist movement since the conflict broke out on July 8.

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