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Israeli men, armed with U.S.-made M16 automatic assault rifles, walk in a shopping center in Jerusalem on Oct. 25, amid the ongoing battles in the Gaza Strip between Israel and Hamas. Yuri Cortez/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East crisis — explained

Israel is trying to arm more citizens with guns since the Hamas attack

4 min

Israel is trying to arm more citizens with guns since the Hamas attack

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