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Cease-Fire Marred By Rocket Fire

Israel observing seven-hour quiet period, excluding area that is focus of search for Hamas tunnels.

08/03/2014

Jerusalem — Israel is observing a seven-hour unilateral humanitarian cease-fire.

Palestinians inspect what is left of their homes and businesses following an Israeli military offensive. Getty Images

Gilad Shalit Gives First Interview In Israel Since His Release

10/12/2012

Gilad Shalit in his first interview in Israel since his release spoke of how he passed the time in captivity and his sense of great "relief" upon being set free.

Israel's Channel 10 played excerpts from the interview, undertaken near the first anniversary of Shalit's release by Hamas in a prisoner exchange from his more than five-year captivity in the Gaza Strip. The full interview will be broadcast in coming days, according to Channel 10.

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