» 12/16/2008, 00.00
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.
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.
27/12/2008 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
At least 70 dead, initial tally of Israeli retaliation against Hamas
Aircraft bearing the Star of David this morning began attacking fundamentalist targets. President Peres denies that his country wants to reoccupy Gaza. Egypt is trying to stop the violence.
19/01/2009 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Gaza: truce for a week. Israel begins gradual withdrawal of troops
In the wake of Israel’s declaration of a unilateral ceasefire, Hamas and the Islamic Jihad groups announce a truce. From the European Leaders summit in Egypt promises of funds for reconstruction and security forces.
18/06/2008 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Israel accepts Gaza ceasefire with Hamas
The deal came over night. Palestinian and Egyptian mediators had announced the move yesterday. Tel Aviv wants Gilad Shalit freed and a control of illegal arms trading from Egypt. Hamas wants the Strip blockade lifted. A fragile truce.
19/12/2008 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.
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