A Palestinian boy fills a container with water in front of the rubble of his family house in Beit Hanoun October 9, 2014. (AFP/SAID KHATIB)
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A senior Palestinian official said Friday that Israel would allow more building materials into Gaza from next week, as part of a U.N.-brokered deal for rebuilding the war-battered territory.The shipments will start Sunday, said Mohammad Mustafa, deputy prime minister in the Palestinian unity government that is to oversee the Gaza reconstruction efforts. On the Gaza side, the shipments are to be tracked by U.N. and Palestinian officials.U.N. officials have said the Israeli import procedures in place before the Gaza war were cumbersome and that a more efficient system was needed to bring in large quantities of steel and cement, both for international projects and Gaza's private contractors.
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