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Israeli air strike kills 11 civilians in Gaza: Hamas

A Palestinian stone-thrower uses a sling to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli security forces during clashes outside Ofer prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah November 18, 2012. The clashes broke out following a protest against Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A Palestinian stone-thrower uses a sling to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli security forces during clashes outside Ofer prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah November 18, 2012. The clashes broke out following a protest against...more

A Palestinian stone-thrower uses a sling to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli security forces during clashes outside Ofer prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah November 18, 2012. The clashes broke out following a protest against Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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An Israeli police explosives expert carries the remains of a rocket after it was fired from the Gaza Strip and landed in the southern town of Ofakim November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli police explosives expert carries the remains of a rocket after it was fired from the Gaza Strip and landed in the southern town of Ofakim November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli police explosives expert carries the remains of a rocket after it was fired from the Gaza Strip and landed in the southern town of Ofakim November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Palestinians gather around a destroyed house as members of the civil defence search for victims under the rubble after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinians gather around a destroyed house as members of the civil defence search for victims under the rubble after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinians gather around a destroyed house as members of the civil defence search for victims under the rubble after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinians search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinians search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinians search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinian firefighters extinguish a fire after an Israeli air strike on a house in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Palestinian firefighters extinguish a fire after an Israeli air strike on a house in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Palestinian firefighters extinguish a fire after an Israeli air strike on a house in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Israeli soldiers prepare tanks near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli soldiers prepare tanks near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli soldiers prepare tanks near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY CONFLICT)

Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY CONFLICT)

Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY CONFLICT)
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A Palestinian walks past a burning house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Palestinian walks past a burning house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Palestinian walks past a burning house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Palestinians gather around a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Palestinians gather around a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Palestinians gather around a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Israeli soldiers watch as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Ashdod November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Israeli soldiers watch as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Ashdod November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Israeli soldiers watch as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern city of Ashdod November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
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Palestinians gather around a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. Israel bombed militant targets in Gaza for a fifth straight day on Sunday, launching aerial and naval attacks as its military prepared for a possible ground invasion, though Egypt saw "some indications" of a truce ahead. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Palestinians gather around a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. Israel bombed militant targets in Gaza for a fifth straight day on Sunday, launching aerial and naval attacks as its military prepared for a...more

Palestinians gather around a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. Israel bombed militant targets in Gaza for a fifth straight day on Sunday, launching aerial and naval attacks as its military prepared for a possible ground invasion, though Egypt saw "some indications" of a truce ahead. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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An Israeli soldier prays atop a tank near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli soldier prays atop a tank near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli soldier prays atop a tank near the border with the central Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Israeli firefighters stand at the scene after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli firefighters stand at the scene after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli firefighters stand at the scene after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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An Israeli police explosives expert (C) examines the remains of a rocket, fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, after it landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli police explosives expert (C) examines the remains of a rocket, fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, after it landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli police explosives expert (C) examines the remains of a rocket, fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza, after it landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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An Israeli rescue worker looks at the roof of a building damaged by a rocket in the coastal city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli rescue worker looks at the roof of a building damaged by a rocket in the coastal city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An Israeli rescue worker looks at the roof of a building damaged by a rocket in the coastal city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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An Israeli police officer gestures in front of a burning car after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Edi Israel

An Israeli police officer gestures in front of a burning car after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Edi Israel

An Israeli police officer gestures in front of a burning car after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed in the southern city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Edi Israel
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A Palestinian man sits amongst the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian man sits amongst the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A Palestinian man sits amongst the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Israeli rescue workers look at the roof of a building damaged by a rocket in the coastal city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli rescue workers look at the roof of a building damaged by a rocket in the coastal city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Israeli rescue workers look at the roof of a building damaged by a rocket in the coastal city of Ashkelon November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Members of the Palestinian Civil Defense search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Members of the Palestinian Civil Defense search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Members of the Palestinian Civil Defense search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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An explosion and smoke are seen after Israeli strikes in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

An explosion and smoke are seen after Israeli strikes in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

An explosion and smoke are seen after Israeli strikes in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
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Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on an office of Hamas television channel Al-Aqsa in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Salem

Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on an office of Hamas television channel Al-Aqsa in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Salem

Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on an office of Hamas television channel Al-Aqsa in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Salem
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Palestinians inspect a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Palestinians inspect a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Palestinians inspect a destroyed house after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
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