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Israel says Hamas used AP, Al Jazeera building in Gaza to jam Iron Dome

Israel will help rebuild AP offices in Gaza, said its UN ambassador.

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan visited the Associated Press’ headquarters in New York on Monday night and claimed that Hamas was using the al-Jalaa tower in Gaza for electronic warfare to interfere with Israel’s Iron Dome missile defenses.

Israel’s air force bombed the tower, which also housed the local bureaus of AP and Al Jazeera in addition to residential properties, during last month’s conflict with Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.

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