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Gaza ceasefire holds but mistrust runs deep

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An Israeli reservist soldier rests beside a weapon as he waits in a field before heading home, near the border with the northern Gaza Strip November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Thursday with scenes of joy among the ruins in Gaza over what Palestinians hailed as a victory, and both sides saying their fingers were still on the trigger. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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Israeli reservist soldiers wait on the side of a road as they head home, near the border with the northern Gaza Strip November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Thursday with scenes of joy among the ruins in Gaza over what Palestinians hailed as a victory, and both sides saying their fingers were still on the trigger. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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A Palestinian man drives a flatbed truck loaded with planks of wood for repairing destroyed smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip, near the border with Egypt, November 22, 2012. Knee-deep in craters carved out by Israeli air strikes, Palestinians wielded shovels and planks to reopen tunnels used to smuggle in goods from Egypt to Gaza, as international aid agencies raced to replenish Gaza's supplies. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu...

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A Palestinian youth holds a shovel as he works to repair a destroyed smuggling tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip, near the border with Egypt, November 22, 2012. Knee-deep in craters carved out by Israeli air strikes, Palestinians wielded shovels and planks to reopen tunnels used to smuggle in goods from Egypt to Gaza, as international aid agencies raced to replenish Gaza's supplies. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

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Hamas militants speak with the media during a news conference in Gaza City November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Thursday with scenes of joy among the ruins in Gaza over what Palestinians hailed as a victory, a n d both sides saying their fingers were still on the trigger. The banner at rear reads: "Gaza won", and shows a picture of Hamas military chief Ahmed Jaabari, who was killed by an Israeli air...

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures during his visit to the police headquarters in Jerusalem November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Thursday with scenes of joy among the ruins in Gaza over what Palestinians hailed as a victory, and both sides saying their fingers were still on the trigger. REUTERS/Gali Tibbon/Pool

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Israeli soldiers, atop a tank, prepare to leave their Gaza border position at sun rise November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (2nd R) sits next to the mother of Hamas military chief Ahmed Jaabari (pictured in poster, R), who was killed by an Israeli air strike, as he consoles the family in Gaza City November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Thursday with scenes of joy among the ruins in Gaza over what Palestinians hailed as a victory, and both sides saying their fingers were still on the...

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Israeli soldiers carry their gear past an armoured personnel carrier (APC) as they head home near the border with the northern Gaza Strip November 22, 2012.A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Thursday with scenes of joy among the ruins in Gaza over what Palestinians hailed as a victory, and both sides saying their fingers were still on the trigger. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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An Israeli reservist soldier rests as he waits at a field after being discharged, near the border with the northern Gaza Strip, November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas took hold on Thursday with scenes of joy among the ruins in Gaza over what Palestinians hailed as a victory, and both sides saying their fingers were still on the trigger. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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Israeli women play with their dogs on a beach in Tel Aviv November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers took hold on Thursday after eight days of conflict, although deep mistrust on both sides cast doubt on how long the Egyptian-sponsored deal can last. REUTERS/ Nir Elias

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An Israeli reservist lies atop an armoured personnel carrier (APC) waiting to be transported off the Gaza border area November 22, 2012. A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers took hold on Thursday after eight days of conflict, although deep mistrust on both sides cast doubt on how long the Egyptian-sponsored deal can last. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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