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Israel resumes Gaza military operation after cease-fire with Hamas ends

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Israel resumes Gaza military operation after cease-fire with Hamas ends
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Israel renewed its assault on the Gaza Strip on Friday after the end of a weeklong deal with Hamas to pause the fighting and release more than 100 hostages as well as Palestinian prisoners.

Israel’s military said it had “resumed combat” shortly after the truce deal was due to expire at 7 a.m. Friday local time (midnight Thursday ET) — accusing Hamas of violating the terms of the agreement by firing rockets toward Israel from Gaza.

Around an hour before that announcement, the Israel Defense Forces said it had successfully intercepted a launch from Gaza.

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