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Israeli air strike in Gaza kills prominent scientist Sufyan Tayeh

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An Israeli air strike targeting the town of al-Faluja, 30 km (18 miles) northeast of Gaza City, has killed prominent Palestinian scientist Sufyan Tayeh and his family, the Palestinian Higher Education ministry announced on Saturday.

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Tayeh, who was president of the Islamic University of Gaza, was a leading researcher in physics and applied mathematics.

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