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Israeli defense chief quits post, citing foiled ambitions in Gaza

A flare-up that could have led to a full-scale conflict between Israel and Hamas ended on Tuesday as the Egyptian government brokered a ceasefire between the belligerent parties. The move is remarkably unpopular in Israel. Residents living in the worst-hit areas burned tires and protested, demanding that the government finish off Hamas once and for […]