Hamas strongman says group against escalation with Israel

GAZA CITY – A Hamas strongman in Gaza said the group does not want an escalation in fighting with Israel despite a rise in violence in recent weeks.
Mahmoud Zahar said Hamas is "committed to the calm" that has largely held since Israel's Operation Cast Lead nearly two years ago.
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