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David Andelman, Editor of the World Policy Journal, says efforts are being made to use diplomacy to end violence in Gaza.

A six-day old offensive by Israel continued Monday to quell Hamas rocket fire.

Israel began attacking homes of activists in Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza.

These attacks have led to a sharp spike in civilian casualties, killing 24 civilians in less than 24 hours, a Gaza health official said. Overall, the offensive that began Wednesday killed 91 Palestinians, including 50 civilians.

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