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Hamas rejects ceasefire with
Israel over Gaza conflict

Telegraph [UK], by Robert Tait

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/15/2014 7:08:16 AM

Hopes for an end to the bloody week-long conflict in Gaza hung in the balance on Tuesday when Israel accepted an Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire only for Hamas, the Palestinian territory’s de facto rulers, to reject it. The early morning decision by Israel’s security cabinet came before a 9am deadline for the de-escalation of hostilities kicked in. The Egyptian ceasefire plan was to give both sides an initial 12 hours to stop attacks. But prospects for the proposal to take hold appeared to diminish when Hamas’s leadership bluntly declared itself opposed to the terms, with the group’s military wing

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Those who are anti-Israel will still be anti-Israel.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wayneright, 7/15/2014 7:11:22 AM     (No. 9925011)

Crush Them

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/15/2014 7:13:11 AM     (No. 9925017)

Well, this is perfect. Shows the world that Israel TRIED to bring PEACE but HAMAS refuses. I agree......wipe HAMAS out.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/15/2014 7:32:43 AM     (No. 9925039)

When asked his opinion, Zippy said: It is W´s fault.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 7/15/2014 8:02:17 AM     (No. 9925075)

Bibi knew full well when he accepted the cease-fire agreement that Hamas would not. Now, Israel has credible cover that they tried to accept peace. Until Hamas´ rockets stop, Bibi will continue to cream them.

Bibi, several years behind me having graduated from the same high school outside of Philadelphia in the 60´s, is probably the savviest, most intelligent, sensible, moderated, politician I´ve known, with few exceptions. He can straddle both countries (America and Israel) with ease and is a fine speaker.

Anyone who heard him speak on the floor of Congress in 2011 knows this.

In case you´re interested in hearing it, it´s worth your time to see what a real head of State looks like, since it´s been so long since America had one: http://tiny.cc/lmf1ix





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