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State Dept. Issues Travel Warning For Israel

(Washington, DC) — The State Department is warning Americans against traveling to Israel and the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank. A State Department advisory says the security environment there is “complex.” It also notes that rockets fired from Gaza have hit many locations in Israel, including cities north of Tel Aviv. Israel is currently conducting military operations in Gaza in the hope of destroying Hamas’ ability to fire rockets and smuggle fighters into Israel.