Joshua Mitnick

Correspondent, Christian Science Monitor

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Special envoy George Mitchell is  shuttling around the Middle East  this week with visits to Syria, Egypt and Israel.

Robert Gates and George Mitchell in the Middle East

Special envoy George Mitchell is shuttling around the Middle East this week with visits to Syria, Egypt and Israel.

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After six months of relative calm, Hamas unleashed new attacks from Gaza into Israel last Friday, and with both sides in the midst of their own domestic struggles, they're exchanging…

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There's been more bloody fighting today in the Gaza strip.

Hamas Takes Over Gaza as Hamas-Fatah Coalition Crumbles

There's been more bloody fighting today in the Gaza strip.

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