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Gaza fighting appears to settle into a war of attrition
Gaza fighting appears to settle into a war of attrition

Amid efforts to revive stalled talks in Cairo, Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip traded blows again Saturday, with a volley of rockets fired toward Israel and the Israeli military striking dozens of targets across the coastal enclave. However, the fighting was far less intense than at the height of the confrontation, which peaked before Israel pulled out its ground forces this week. With Israel having claimed to meet its aims of destroying Hamas-dug infiltration tunnels under the border and eroding militants’ weapons caches, the battle showed signs of settling into a relatively low-level war of attrition. An Israeli military official, speaking on...

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