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Israelis Look for a Way to Stop Suicide Bombings

The recent surge in Palestinian suicide bombings is leading Israeli politicians and security agencies to ask what the country has to do to stop the attacks. The security forces sealed off the West Bank on Sunday, but a 19-year-old Palestinian woman slipped through and blew herself up at a shopping mall in northern Israel a day later, killing three Israelis. The army maintains a permanent presence in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron, yet three young Palestinian men from one neighborhood carried out suicide bombings over the weekend, leaving nine dead in addition to themselves. A battalion of Israeli armored vehicles thundered into the northern part of the Gaza Strip last week to halt persistent Palestinian rocket fire. The rockets kept whistling into Israel, and the troops today pulled back to the fringes of the town of Beit Hanun. Full Story

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