Death toll climbs as calls for an Israel-Hamas ceasefire go unheeded

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2021
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Three huge explosions shook Gaza City early on Tuesday morning as the conflict between Hamas and Israel continued unbated. Thousands of Palestinians heeded the call for a national strike in Israel, and there were new confrontations as Palestinians joined protests at flashpoints on a "day of rage" to vent anger over the deadly strikes on Gaza.

Thousands of demonstrators came out in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, where they set tires alight and hurled rocks at Israeli police. CBS News' Haley Ott said the police responded with tear gas...

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