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An Israeli envoy was dispatched to Cairo to take part in Gaza cease-fire negotiations sponsored by Egypt. Turkey and Qatar will also take part.
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With the sound of mortars in the background, Syrians in Aleppo express concern for our American correspondent and his storm-battered homeland.
Residents of southern Israel only reluctantly express support for a potential expansion of the conflict in Gaza and express sympathy for the suffering on the other side of the border.