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Hot in Gaza, continued cooling in the West Bank

Though relations with Hamas remain hostile and tense, things in the West Bank are so calm that Israel's security establishment is considering further easing of restrictions there.

By Amos Harel Published 13:43 23.07.10


This is an assortment of headlines from the past week's newspapers: The men suspected of murdering a policeman near Hebron were apprehended, a Gaza resident was killed by Israel Defense Forces tank fire, the IDF is considering allowing Jews to enter West Bank cities again, and the Iron Dome missile interception system passed several tests.

Such headlines barely make their way to the front pages. It is doubtful whether the news editors give them more than a brief thought. For the vast majority of Israelis, these things are happening on the dark side of the moon. Although the long conflict with the Palestinians is occupying the political and military leadership

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Added: Jul-24-2010 
By: aydeo
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Tags: Gaza, West Bank, Hamas
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