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Sundown: Ceasefire Remains Elusive

Violence continues through Tuesday evening as Clinton arrives

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• Dominating the news in Israel tonight was the massive explosion in Rishon LeZion from an Iranian Fajr-5 missile shot from Gaza. The missile said to be carrying 90 kilograms of explosives smashes through the top three floors of a building, marking the first time that the large city in central Israel had been struck. There were no serious injuries. [Times of Israel]

• Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Israel on Tuesday evening. She and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a joint press conference in which Clinton strongly reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend itself and called on Hamas to stop firing rockets into Israel. Here is the audio. [Reuters]

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen writes on the callousness of Hamas. [WaPo]

• The Times reports on the disturbing scene at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza. [NYT]

• Aaron David Miller writes that while Israel may have won the battle, Hamas has ultimately won the war by asserting its dominance over Fatah. [FP]

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Hamas places its weaponery amidst the civilian population. Its rockets also kill
their own children when they explode on ignition or fall short

Gaza is the most densely populated small strip of land on earth. Maybe people can run for cover to the local gutter huh Bernhard Rosenberg.? You’ve got such a big heart, bigger than the whole wide state of Texas.

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Sundown: Ceasefire Remains Elusive

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