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Daybreak: Burnt Cheese in Gaza

Plus informal U.S.-Hamas talks, Palestine next year, and more in the news

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Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.(Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images)

• The Israeli Air Force launched several missiles into the Gaza Strip today, destroying munitions sites and a cheese factory. Only light casualties were reported. [Reuters/NYT]

• Several ex-diplomats with somewhat close ties to the Obama Administration have met with Hamas on unofficial bases. Some see this as evidence of a willingness to engage. [WSJ]

• The Israeli government thought up new steps it could take to “build confidence” to satisfy the Americans following the crisis over East Jerusalem. [JPost]

• Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad estimated Palestinian independence will come next year. [Haaretz]

• President Obama chatted up Chinese leader Hu Jintao for an hour on the phone to get him to come around on Iran sanctions. Hu still made no public commitments. [Ynet]

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“Burnt Cheese in Gaza”. Really? Human beings most definitely died in that attack.

S.,
As it happens, out of the seven rockets launched, two minor injuries and no deaths were reported. Either way, though, I was simply trying to come up with an eye-catching headline. Such is the nature of the blogging business. But I’m sorry if you felt I was making light–wasn’t my intention.

A.S. says:

“S.” isn’t the only one who jumps to conclusions when reading news about Israel.

kathleenneely says:

If I know my facts correctly, and I do, the palestinians have been launching explosives into Jewish children on there way to school everyday for years, 273 Jew have died as a result of the Gitmo bay released prisoners and we dont hear about the Jewish people being attacked, only the poor palestinians, bulls3#$%#

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Daybreak: Burnt Cheese in Gaza

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