Death Toll Rises In Gaza

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A child holds a placard during a rally organised by Lebanese and Palestinian supporters of the Islamist movement Hamas and the Islamic group Jamaa Islamiya on July 11 in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. Two Palestinians were killed in an Israeli strike, raising the toll in four days of violence to 100, Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)

More than 100 Palestinians have died in the latest serious outbreak of hostilities between Israel and Gaza, where Islamist group Hamas is in power. Israel and Hamas have aimed hundreds of rockets at each other over the past week.

For the first time during the fighting, militants struck northern Israel from neighboring Lebanon.

Rami Khouri, director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, joins Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the situation.


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