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    Israel Warns of Gaza ‘Expansion’

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a possible “expansion” as his country’s assault on Gaza entered its fifth day Sunday. Israeli bombers continued to hit targets in Gaza, broadening the scope of their strikes to include government buildings. A rocket fired by Hamas militants and aimed at Tel Aviv was intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome defense system Sunday, not long before Netanyahu held a weekly meeting with his cabinet. “Reservist and conscript soldiers are ready for any order they may receive,” the prime minister told officials.

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