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Clinton meets Netanyahu, seeking Gaza truce

Smoke rises after what witnesses was said an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Smoke rises after what witnesses was said an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Smoke rises after what witnesses was said an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not seen) deliver joint statements in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not seen) deliver joint statements in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (not seen) deliver joint statements in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers joint statements with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (not seen) in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers joint statements with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (not seen) in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers joint statements with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (not seen) in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) meets Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) meets Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) meets Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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A Palestinian woman cries next to a relative's house after it was destroyed in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian woman cries next to a relative's house after it was destroyed in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian woman cries next to a relative's house after it was destroyed in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) gestures during his meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. Israel wants to find a long-term, diplomatic solution to resolve the Gaza crisis, but will not hesitate to escalate its military campaign against Palestinian militants if needed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) gestures during his meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. Israel wants to find a long-term, diplomatic solution to resolve the Gaza crisis, but will not...more

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) gestures during his meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. Israel wants to find a long-term, diplomatic solution to resolve the Gaza crisis, but will not hesitate to escalate its military campaign against Palestinian militants if needed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Lior Mizrahi/Pool
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. Israel wants to find a long-term, diplomatic solution to resolve the Gaza crisis, but will not hesitate to escalate its military campaign against Palestinian militants if needed, Netanyahu said on Tuesday. REUTERS/UN Photo/Evan Schneider/Handout

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. Israel wants to find a long-term, diplomatic solution to resolve...more

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem November 20, 2012. Israel wants to find a long-term, diplomatic solution to resolve the Gaza crisis, but will not hesitate to escalate its military campaign against Palestinian militants if needed, Netanyahu said on Tuesday. REUTERS/UN Photo/Evan Schneider/Handout
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A vehicle carrying food and medical supplies, which are from Libya and bound for Gaza, is unloaded into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga's airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

A vehicle carrying food and medical supplies, which are from Libya and bound for Gaza, is unloaded into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga's airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against...more

A vehicle carrying food and medical supplies, which are from Libya and bound for Gaza, is unloaded into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga's airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Volunteers load medical supplies, bound for Gaza, into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Volunteers load medical supplies, bound for Gaza, into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Volunteers load medical supplies, bound for Gaza, into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Volunteers load bags of pasta alongside medical supplies, bound for Gaza, into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Volunteers load bags of pasta alongside medical supplies, bound for Gaza, into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive....more

Volunteers load bags of pasta alongside medical supplies, bound for Gaza, into an airplane at Tripoli's Mitiga airport November 20, 2012. The Libyan government has expressed solidarity with Gaza civilians and are against Israel's air offensive. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
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Residents of the southern Israeli town of Sderot watch the cross-border fighting from a hill overlooking the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ceasefire deal that would go into effect within hours, but a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "we're not there yet". REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Residents of the southern Israeli town of Sderot watch the cross-border fighting from a hill overlooking the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ceasefire deal that would go into effect...more

Residents of the southern Israeli town of Sderot watch the cross-border fighting from a hill overlooking the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ceasefire deal that would go into effect within hours, but a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "we're not there yet". REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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An Israeli soldier cleans his weapon at a staging area near the border with central Gaza November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Israeli soldier cleans his weapon at a staging area near the border with central Gaza November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Israeli soldier cleans his weapon at a staging area near the border with central Gaza November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Israeli soldiers clean the barrel of a tank at a staging area near the border with central Gaza November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Israeli soldiers clean the barrel of a tank at a staging area near the border with central Gaza November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Israeli soldiers clean the barrel of a tank at a staging area near the border with central Gaza November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A Palestinian walks past the Islamic National Bank after it was destroyed in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian walks past the Islamic National Bank after it was destroyed in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian walks past the Islamic National Bank after it was destroyed in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Palestinian boys stand next to the destroyed house of Hejazi family after what Hamas Health Ministry said was an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinian boys stand next to the destroyed house of Hejazi family after what Hamas Health Ministry said was an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinian boys stand next to the destroyed house of Hejazi family after what Hamas Health Ministry said was an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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An Israeli municipality worker (C) speaks on his phone as he surveys the damage after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in the southern city of Ashdod November 20, 2012. A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ceasefire deal that would go into effect within hours, but a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "we're not there yet". REUTERS/Avi Roccah

An Israeli municipality worker (C) speaks on his phone as he surveys the damage after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in the southern city of Ashdod November 20, 2012. A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ceasefire...more

An Israeli municipality worker (C) speaks on his phone as he surveys the damage after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in the southern city of Ashdod November 20, 2012. A Hamas official said on Tuesday Egypt had brokered a Gaza ceasefire deal that would go into effect within hours, but a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "we're not there yet". REUTERS/Avi Roccah
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