What do rockets from Gaza have to do with a housing dispute in Jerusalem? Here's what's behind the latest cycle of Israeli-Palestinian violence.

The outbreak of hostilities between Israel and Hamas is the latest in a bloody series of confrontations — including in 2008, 2012 and 2014 — that has shaken the Middle East and beyond. Yahoo News National Security Correspondent Zach Dorfman explains what's behind the latest flare-up of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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