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Kerry Asks Netanyahu to Avoid Further Escalation in Gaza

U.S. secretary of state offers to broker cease-fire between Israel and Hamas; stresses Israel's right to self-defense but expresses concern at escalating tension on the ground.

The United States is willing to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas on the basis of the November 2012 agreement that ended Operation Pillar of...