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In this way, and since Monday night, Hamas launched 500 rockets from Gaza towards Israel: 150 fell inside the Strip, another 200 were intercepted by the Iron Dome (the Israeli anti-missile shield) and the rest mainly hit southern cities. Israelis causing three deaths. Israel reacted quickly and massively bombed the Gaza Strip, one of the most densely populated Iceland Phone Number List areas in the world, causing more than 30 deaths, including several children. To make matters more complicated, Israel finds itself in a political impasse: current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a government coalition after the elections and today the opportunity Iceland Phone Number List to do so lies with a heterogeneous alliance made up of Israeli right-wingers and left-wingers together with with Israeli Arab Islamists. The violent escalation undoubtedly benefits the Likud leader, as it will be very difficult for his political rivals, led by the religious nationalist Naftali Iceland Phone Number List Bennett and the secular centrist Yair Lapid, to form a coalition in the days to come for which they need the support of the Israeli Arab parties (a euphemism for Palestinians with Israeli citizenship). Returning to Jerusalem, the current dispute in the city finds its origin in the unresolved Iceland Phone Number List problem of its legal status and the failed partition of the territory of Palestine into a Jewish and an Arab state. Under the United Nations partition plan, approved in November 1947, Jerusalem – like Bethlehem – would become a Corpus Separatum, that is, under international control and without effective management by either the Jewish or Arab states. The Iceland Phone Number List international tutelage – which would have meant that several countries had a separate diplomatic representation in Jerusalem – was never implemented due to the war that was fought, first of all, by Israelis against Palestinians and, since the Israeli Declaration of Independence, in May 1948, the Iceland Phone Number List nascent Jewish State against five Arab countries.