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Israel Hamas Truce

Gaza Braces For More Fighting As Ceasefire Falls

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, July 27 (Reuters) - The Israeli military started fighting again in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, saying Hamas militants had ignored a 24-hour...

Israel And Hamas Truce Announced By Egypt

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Israel and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a ceasefire brokere...

Israel And Hamas Reportedly Agree To Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

GAZA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Israel and the Islamist militant group Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a Gaza ceasefire deal, said a Palestinian official with...

Clinton Vows Israel-Gaza Truce 'In Days Ahead'

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The United States signalled on Tuesday that a Gaza truce could take days to achieve afte...

The Right To Freedom Of Movement In The Holy Land Must Be Restored

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Israel's willingness to abort the Shalit deal by insisting that some Hamas prisoners must be deported reveals a long-term problem, namely Israel's intention to hold on to the West Bank indefinitely.

Israel Toughens Negotiating Stance With Hamas

Inter Press Service | By Mel Frykberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, Feb 16 (IPS) - Israel is toughening its negotiating stance with Hamas as the two try to hammer out a permanent ceasefire agreement. Accordi...

Israel Vows "Fierce And Disproportionate" Action After Rockets Fired | Toni O'Loughlin in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel's government has threatened to take "fierce and disproportionate" action in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired six rockets on southern Isra...

Bush's Final Gift: Gaza

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Just when we thought it was impossible for the calamitous George Bush and Svengali Dick Cheney to do any more damage to the world or to America's inte...

Israel Rejected Hamas Ceasefire Offer In December

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (IPS) - Contrary to Israel's argument that it was forced to launch its air and ground offensive against Gaza in order to stop the fi...

While Gaza Burns, the World Watches

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Unless Israel can make five to seven million Palestinians disappear, it must find some way to co-exist with them. Israeli leaders on the center and right continue to avoid facing this fact.

Ehud Olmert: Gaza Offensive Will Not End Until Goals Achieved

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday that Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip would continue for as long as necessary to achieve the goal...

Hamas Is Largely to Blame for Israel's Gaza Offensive

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mitchell Bard

How is it that Hamas, a terrorist organization that refused to extend the truce and fired rockets at civilians on a daily basis, gets so much sympathy, with Israel condemned for defending itself?

Hamas Orders Militants To Hold Their Fire For 24 Hours

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas has ordered its militants to hold their fire for 24 hours and has expressed interest in renewing its truce with Israel, Al Jazeera reports. "Ham...

Hamas: Israel-Gaza Truce Is Over

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Update: 12/19/08 8am: The six-month truce between Israel and Hamas is now over, and the New York Times reports that the security situation is likely ...