Interview: Gaza Rocket Lands Near Israel’s Main Airport


Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as tope U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met Primes Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv and plans to see the Palestinian Prime Minister in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday.

However, there was no let-up in the fighting around Gaza, with plumes of black smoke spiraling into the sky, and Israeli shells raining down on the coastal Palestinian enclave.

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