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Obama Sends Clinton to Mideast Amid Gaza Crisis

Posted at: 11/20/2012 7:19 AM

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - President Barack Obama is sending Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East to help mediate an end to the bloody conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
    
Israel has been firing rockets into the Gaza Strip in an attempt to end months of rocket fire out of the Hamas-ruled territory.
    
Clinton has been with Obama in Cambodia for the Southeast Asia Summit.

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