November 17th, 2012
04:24 PM ET

Obama, Egypt's president discuss Gaza

President Barack Obama called Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy on Saturday to discuss the ongoing violence in Gaza.

Egypt's intelligence chief is spearheading talks with Hamas and Israel to forge a stop to the three days of warring that has engulfed Gaza and the Jewish state and head off an Israeli ground offensive into the besieged Palestinian territory.

Obama praised Egypt's efforts to de-escalate the situation, and said he hoped they worked. He also expressed regret for the loss of civilian lives.

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  1. chrissy

    Hey jeffy, i would think you would have alot more fun if you hijacked philip, dont you agree? Just think of all the outlandish stuff you could post, AND get away with doing it? Just sayin! ;)

    November 18, 2012 at 6:52 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. chrissy

    lol BOMBO, thats not the real dazzle, heck youre not the real BOMBO either. Sorry i just noticed the difference.

    November 18, 2012 at 7:10 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. chrissy

    not me at 7:l6

    November 18, 2012 at 7:25 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. chrissy

    lol okie dokie, im looking forward to it!

    November 18, 2012 at 9:15 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. the prophet

    Zionists were and are a terrorist organization supporting the Jews in their endeavors around the world

    November 18, 2012 at 10:06 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. the prophet

    Palestine was invaded on May 14, 1948, at the end of the British mandate, the Jewish Agency, led by David Ben-Gurion, declared the creation of the State of Israel, and the same day the armies of seven Arab countries invaded Israel.

    November 18, 2012 at 10:06 am | Report abuse | Reply
  7. the prophet

    Later, a series of laws passed by the first Israeli government prevented Palestinians from returning to their homes thence became the outcasts of their own land, nor could claim their property ever again.

    November 18, 2012 at 10:07 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. the prophet

    Israel must be condemned for its military terrorist actions. all Arab Nations should condemn and come together and defend their bothers Palestinians its Alla wish

    November 18, 2012 at 10:38 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. the prophet

    Why would Arab Nations so divided id defending theirs brothers in Palestine, siding with the west is one reason, betraying theirs brothers in Palestine is another

    November 18, 2012 at 10:41 am | Report abuse | Reply
  10. the prophet

    All Arab Nations should unite this will put a brake on America from controlling and colonizing the world, America will as long as the Arabs are divided

    November 18, 2012 at 10:48 am | Report abuse | Reply
  11. chrissy

    Well that will be the first time in awhile that ive gotten a refund. Usually i have to pay something. Ty lol

    November 18, 2012 at 5:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  12. dazzle ©

    It happens to everyone even the IRS. I'm sure you'll find that I am squeaky clean but doubt there will be a refund this year.

    November 18, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  13. dazzle ©

    An IRS guy with a sense of humor. No you slammed me with a bogus penalty last year. I paid it in full but reported you. LOL

    November 18, 2012 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  14. banasy©

    What is this thing you call "income taxes"?
    J/K!
    I'm clean!

    November 18, 2012 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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