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11 days of war conclude in ceasefire

 


Since the current round of fighting broke out on May 10, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad had fired nearly 3,500 rockets at Israel, the Israeli military said on May 18. Of those, some 500 have fallen inside Gaza, according to the IDF. Israel’s Iron Dome defense system intercepted approximately 90 percent of projectiles heading for populated areas in Israel.The barrage continued until a ceasefire came into effect on 21 May.

The following is a compilation of articles from JNS and JTA that covered the 11 days of combat:

• Israel says that it has killed dozens of fighters for Hamas, Isla...



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