Israel, Hamas try; truce elusive
Clinton joins talks; Gaza’s toll tops 135
Posted: November 21, 2012 at 5:31 a.m.
Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a week-long Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving the U.S. secretary of state, the U.N. chief and Egypt’s president, a deal remained elusive and attacks persisted from both sides of the border.
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