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Israel, Hamas face off in new Gaza conflict

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JERUSALEM - Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired missiles at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Tuesday after Israel killed 21 Palestinians on the first day of a major campaign to stamp out rocket fire. 

Palestinian men inspect the site of an Israeli military strike in Gaza City on July 8, 2014

It was the most serious flare-up over Gaza since November 2012 and came as Israel was struggling to contain a wave of violence at home over the grisly murder of a Palestinian teenager by Jewish extremists.rocket attacks on

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