Israel: Ground Assault 'on Hold'

UN chief calls for immediate truce

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 20, 2012 3:51 AM CST | Updated Nov 20, 2012 7:37 AM CST

(Newser) – President Obama dispatched Hillary Clinton to the Middle East as Israeli airstrikes on Gaza and Palestinian rocket fire continued for a seventh day, the AP reports. The secretary of state plans to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem before meeting Palestinian officials...   Read full story »

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