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'Iron Dome' giving Israel edge over Hamas rockets

Posted: July 11, 2014 at 2:27 a.m.

Israelis in the town of Sderot gather Thursday on a hill overlooking the Gaza Strip to watch for Israeli bombardments on Palestinian militants and missile intercepts of rockets fired by Palestinians.

Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, shooting down dozens of incoming rockets and being credited with preventing numerous civilian casualties.

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