» 12/19/2008, 00.00
PALESTINE - ISRAEL
Hamas declares an end to ceasefire with Israel
The Palestinian militants accuse Israel of failing to ease its blockade of the Gaza Strip; Israel accuses Hamas of launching rockets and motor fire against Sderot. The ceasefire was frequently violated by both sides. The people of Israel and Gaza want the end of hostilities and the continuation of the truce.
22/11/2012 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
The cease-fire in Gaza holds: Hamas and Israel sing victory
The truce demands an end to violence and attacks by both sides and the re-opening of the border crossings between Gaza and Egypt and Israel. Joyful celebrations in Gaza. Israel happy about the guarantees of peace for the southern populations. Mohamed Morsi applauded for his diplomatic contribution. The importance of the 500 tunnels between Egypt and Gaza for smuggling weapons and goods.
11/03/2008 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Israel and Hamas inching towards a 30-day trial truce
An unofficial deal seems to be in the works thanks to Egyptian mediation. The Palestinian movement will stop rocket launches; in exchange the Jewish state will stop targeted attacks and military raids.
29/02/2008 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
The signs are increasing that a land attack on Gaza is near
The invasion would be motivated by the growing number of rockets launched against Israelis by the Palestinians, in spite of the bloody raids by Israeli air forces. The press in Jerusalem sees an invasion as inevitable and close.
16/12/2008 PALESTINE - ISRAEL
Uncertainty over ceasefire between Hamas and Israel
The militant groups say it will end on December 19. But the majority of the people in Gaza are asking that it be continued.
15/07/2014 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Gaza: Israel says yes, Hamas no to Egyptian truce. 188 dead in Gaza
This morning a woman was killed in Rafah and an elderly man in Khan Younes. Overnight, Israeli aircraft carried out 25 raids. 25% of the deaths in Gaza are children. This morning the Netanyahu government decided to accept the truce. Hamas has rejected it demanding an end of the blockade of the Gaza Strip, the opening of the Rafah crossing and the release of some prisoners.
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