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  • Israel offered to suspend its offensive in the Gaza Strip during a brief visit by Egypt's premier if militants refrained from firing rockets at Israel, an official said, but the Palestinians unleashed a fresh salvo.

    Israeli soldiers ride on top of an armored personal carrier close to the Israel Gaza Border, southern Israel, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 9:30 PM EST
  • Palestinian official Saeb Erekat says Abbas canceled planned meetings in Switzerland on Thursday to rush back to the West Bank.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 7:00 PM EST
  • In this Aug. 9, 2012, photo, vehicles are parked along the border fence as pedestrians cross the street in Nogales, Mexico. The location is near the site where a U.S. Border Patrol agent being pelted with rocks opened fire toward Mexico, killing a 16-year-old boy. The shooting has prompted renewed outcry over the Border Patrol’s use-of-force policies and angered human rights activists and Mexican officials who believe the incident has become part of a disturbing trend along the border _ gunning down rock-th

    The U.S. border patrol is under scrutiny for a series of incidents in which deadly force was used against people along the U.S./Mexico border.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 6:00 PM EST
  • People look at a wreckage of the car in which was killed Ahmed Jabari, head of the Hamas military wing in Gaza City, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. The Israeli military said its assassination of the Hamas military commander marks the beginning of an operation against Gaza militants.

    Israeli airstrikes have hit a series of targets across Gaza City, shortly after the assassination of the top Hamas commander.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 5:30 PM EST