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Obama tells Israel Gaza truce needed as conflict rages

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US President Barack Obama on Sunday spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and stressed the need for an immediate and sustainable ceasefire in the raging Gaza conflict. 

Palestinians carry items and belongings they found in the rubble of destroyed buildings on July 27, 2014 in the Shejaiya residential district of Gaza City

Both the Israelis and Hamas exchanged strike and counter-strike on day 20 of the war, as world leaders pushed for an elusive ceasefire.

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