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Hamas-Israel ceasefire takes hold but mistrust runs deep

Israeli military ambulances drive outside the northern Gaza Strip (seen in the background) November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli military ambulances drive outside the northern Gaza Strip (seen in the background) November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli military ambulances drive outside the northern Gaza Strip (seen in the background) November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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An Israeli soldier stands atop a mobile artillery unit positioned outside the northern Gaza Strip November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

An Israeli soldier stands atop a mobile artillery unit positioned outside the northern Gaza Strip November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

An Israeli soldier stands atop a mobile artillery unit positioned outside the northern Gaza Strip November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits after delivering a statement in Jerusalem November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits after delivering a statement in Jerusalem November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits after delivering a statement in Jerusalem November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) sits next to Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman after delivering a statement in Jerusalem November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) sits next to Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman after delivering a statement in Jerusalem November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) sits next to Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman after delivering a statement in Jerusalem November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Israeli police survey the scene after an explosion on a bus in Tel Aviv November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli police survey the scene after an explosion on a bus in Tel Aviv November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli police survey the scene after an explosion on a bus in Tel Aviv November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Onlookers stand near the scene of an explosion in Tel Aviv November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Onlookers stand near the scene of an explosion in Tel Aviv November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Onlookers stand near the scene of an explosion in Tel Aviv November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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A general view of destroyed government offices is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A general view of destroyed government offices is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of...more

A general view of destroyed government offices is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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An explosion and smoke is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on tunnels in the border of southern Gaza Strip November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

An explosion and smoke is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on tunnels in the border of southern Gaza Strip November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

An explosion and smoke is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on tunnels in the border of southern Gaza Strip November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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A Palestinian man walks amidst the rubble of destroyed government offices after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian man walks amidst the rubble of destroyed government offices after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as...more

A Palestinian man walks amidst the rubble of destroyed government offices after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A general view of destroyed government offices is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A general view of destroyed government offices is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of...more

A general view of destroyed government offices is seen after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Israeli soldiers take cover as a siren sounds warning of incoming rockets, outside a coffee shop at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai near the border with northern Gaza November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Israeli soldiers take cover as a siren sounds warning of incoming rockets, outside a coffee shop at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai near the border with northern Gaza November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Israeli soldiers take cover as a siren sounds warning of incoming rockets, outside a coffee shop at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai near the border with northern Gaza November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A Palestinian man walks with his donkey cart past destroyed government offices after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian man walks with his donkey cart past destroyed government offices after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the...more

A Palestinian man walks with his donkey cart past destroyed government offices after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd R) after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd R) after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd R) after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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An Israeli soldier prays by an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) at an Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) staging area in the central Gaza border November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Israeli soldier prays by an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) at an Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) staging area in the central Gaza border November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as...more

An Israeli soldier prays by an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) at an Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) staging area in the central Gaza border November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A Palestinian man and his son walk in the dust after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on government offices in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian man and his son walk in the dust after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on government offices in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S....more

A Palestinian man and his son walk in the dust after what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike on government offices in Gaza City November 21, 2012. Israeli air strikes shook the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rockets struck across the border as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday, seeking a truce that can hold back Israel's ground troops. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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