Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership at his compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Abbas said in a televised speech ... more 
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership at his compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Abbas said in a televised speech Friday that he has urged the U.S. and European countries to pressure Israel to halt the offensive. Abbas said he also called Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas and the Islamists’ top leader in exile, Khaled Mashaal, calling for Palestinian unity.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Majdi Mohammed
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