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Posted: November 20, 2012 at 4:39 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The demand of the people of Gaza is meeting their legitimate demands — for Israel to be restrained from its aggression, assassinations and invasions and for the siege over Gaza to be ended.” Khaled Meshal, Hamas leader Article, 1A

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