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With a death toll now at more than 1,300 Palestinians as well as 56 Israeli soldiers, the Israeli government has ordered its military to continue combat in the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, the United States has reportedly approved the transfer of new weapons.
BREAKING NEWS: Pentagon approves transfer of 120mm mortar rounds, grenades and other weapons to Israel Defense Forces. - CNNThe decision to continue "Operation Protective Edge" came after a five-hour Security Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. Also on Wednesday, CNN learned that the Pentagon approved giving the IDF rocket launchers, grenades, and other weapons that the U.S. keeps stockpiled in Israel as part of the $1 billion War Reserves Stock Allies-Israel program.http://www.ibtimes.com/israel-military-ordered-continue-operation-gaza-us-approves-weapons-transfer-1643882
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