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  7/18/2014, Tammuz 20, 5774

UN Chief: Israel 'Should Do More' to Spare Civilians

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel on Thursday to "do far more" to spare civilians after it launched a ground offensive in Gaza

"I regret that despite my repeated urgings, and those of many regional and world leaders together, an already dangerous conflict has now escalated even further," Ban told reporters, according to AFP.