Hamas and Israel say they are weighing an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire as international calls to end the conflict mount.
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Israeli forces struck two United Nations schools in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing at least 34 people, as international call for an immediate cease-fire grew.
Only three civilian fatalities to date, but a climate of fear pervades Israel's southern communities.
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