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Gaza: Two die in Israeli strikes
as ´new truce floated´

BBC News [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/25/2014 9:29:12 AM

The Israeli military has carried out a new round of air strikes in Gaza, as Palestinian militants continue to fire rockets and mortars into Israel. Two people were killed as two mosques and the Rafah border crossing were targeted, Palestinian officials said. Meanwhile, efforts have been stepped up to end the six weeks of fighting that have left more than 2,100 people dead. Egyptian mediators have reportedly proposed a new ceasefire deal that would see Gaza´s crossings opened. According to the initiative, aid and reconstruction materials would be allowed in while talks took place to resolve contentious issues that had prevented a long-term truce

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I´ve lost count of the truces in the last few weeks. Things haven´t changed. A truce break simply gives Hamas time to regroup. "Contentious issues" won´t be resolved.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hisself, 8/25/2014 10:15:16 AM     (No. 9979934)


A truce will only allow them to rearm and regroup, dig more tunnels, and bring in more rockets.

All that ´aid´ will only go to rearm Hamas.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 8/25/2014 11:15:36 AM     (No. 9980019)

Israel is fighting very poorly, they are apparently simply trying to wait out Hamas and hopes Hamas will run out of rockets.

Israeli attacks that warn residents before buildings are attacked, are meaningless, absurd, even counter-productive. Meanwhile Hamas rockets have cleared 50,000 or more Israelis from their homes near Gaza. And every Hamas rocket is a "war crime" for those bleeding-heart anti-semites ranting about such things.

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