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Netanyahu's support drops over Gaza offensive

Israeli prime minister's approval ratings down as war with Palestinians hits tourism industry.

Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 20:18
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu initially received support from Israelis for the offensive in Gaza.

But as the war dragged on, and as tourism slowed, that support waned significantly.

Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from West Jerusalem.


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