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Mixed reactions to deadly Israel-Gaza showdown
Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, Aug 6, 2022 (AFP) - The latest deadly flare-up between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants in Gaza has drawn mixed reactions from the international community, along with a chorus of calls for a de-escalation.
National Security Council spokesman John Kirby urged calm from both sides but said US ally Israel had the right to defend itself.
"We certainly urge all sides to avoid further escalation... W ...