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BREAKING NEWS ~ Israeli minister Netanyahu resigns over Gaza pullout

[JURIST] AP is reporting that Israeli Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resigned unexpectedly Sunday to protest next week's Gaza pullout [JURIST report]. Netanyahu cited the danger of terror operations that could be launched against Israel from the ceded territory if the pullout occured. Despite the resignation, the Israeli cabinet gave final approval Sunday to the removal of a first group of Jewish settlers from the area.

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