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Hamas Unconcerned by Potential Israeli Ground Invasion, Says They Can 'Increase Our Catch' of Soldiers

  Hamas Unconcerned by Potential Israeli Ground Invasion, Says They Can 'Increase Our Catch' of Soldiers "As always, the aim is to strike military targets and to minimize collateral damage and civilian casualties," an Israeli military spokesman said. "Unlike our very elaborate efforts to clear civilian areas before we strike high-rise or large buildings inside Gaza, that wasn't feasible this time."But even the Israeli tank that fired 50 rounds at the border toward Gaza did not intimidate Hamas forces. Hamas military spokesman Abu Obeida told the Associated Press that the group was not afraid of a ground invasion. In fact, Obeida said it would be a chance to "increase our catch of Israeli soldiers.

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Israel’s Iron Dome, explained by an expert

  Israel’s Iron Dome, explained by an expert What it does, and how it has — and hasn’t — changed the conflict.This is the view of Israel’s Iron Dome, the aerial defense system the country uses to intercept incoming short-range rockets. The intensifying conflict this week between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian militia in control of Gaza, has offered a renewed glimpse of the Iron Dome in action.

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Timeline: How US presidents have defended Israel over decades

  Timeline: How US presidents have defended Israel over decades Joe Biden is not only US president to back Israel amid criticism of military operations and abuses against Palestinians.On the same day that Israeli air raids killed 10 members of a single family and levelled an 11-storey building housing the media offices of Al Jazeera and The Associated Press, as well as residential apartments, Biden reasserted his unequivocal support for Israel.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Wants Israel's 'War Crimes' Punished by International Courts

  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Wants Israel's 'War Crimes' Punished by International Courts Israel said it has avoided civilians and given warnings ahead of some airstrikes, and that it is attacking only militant groups. Abbas is the head of the internationally backed Palestinian Authority, which was forced out of Gaza by the militant Hamas group in 2007. The Palestinian Authority now holds limited autonomy in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The International Criminal Court launched an investigation earlier this year into possible war crimes committed by Israel against Palestinian civilians during the last Gaza war in 2014. For more reporting from the Associated Press, see below.

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The Biden administration cozies up to Hamas.During his media appearance with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken indicated that rebuilding Hamas-controlled Gaza in the wake of Hamas' latest assault on Israel is the most pressing issue on the agenda.

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