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Tunnel protest in Gaza turns violent

An Egyptian soldier was killed yesterday after gunfire with traded between the Egyptian military and Hamas during a protest by Palestinians over the building of a wall that would block tunnels currently used to smuggle supplies into Gaza. Tunnels are used to bring supplies as well as weapons into Gaza which has been blockaded by Israel and Egypt since 2006, Reuters. More on the protests, Al Jazeera.

The attack that killed 7 CIA agents in Afghanistan last week was carried out by a double-agent whom Jordanian officials thought was only posing as an Islamic militant. Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi had been recruited to help provide intelligence on Al Qaeda. His writings on jihadist websites were well known, PBS Newshour.

The best and worst jobs in 2010, Reuters.

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