Report: Israel, Hamas Reach Ceasefire


gaza-rocket-air-strikeIsrael and Hamas negotiated an unofficial ceasefire Wednesday, the BBC reports. Apparently, the truce was negotiated with Egypt’s help, though the terms and duration are unknown.

Fighting began Monday, when Hamas’s terrorist wing began firing dozens of rockets into Israel, injuring five. Israel quickly retaliated with “targeted attacks,” which killed four militants.

Catherine Ashton, the EU’s foreign policy chief, is currently visiting the region in an attempt to revitalize the stalled peace attempts between Israel and the Palestinians. Read more at The BBC.

{ Israel News Bureau}


  1. why does Israel rush to a ceasefire? Who does it benefit if not for Hamas?

    They fired dozens of rockets in civilian areas, we should punish them so severely that they wouldn’t dear try it again!