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  • Sharp rhetoric suggests truce in Gaza may be fragile

    Sharp rhetoric suggests truce in Gaza may be fragile
    Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held their fire Thursday, the final day of a three-day truce, but sharp rhetoric from both sides suggested the lull was a fragile one. An emboldened Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza,...
  • Egypt's anti-Muslim Brotherhood stance makes it odd choice as cease-fire broker

    WASHINGTON To understand the reluctance of Hamas to accept a cease-fire plan mediated by Egypt, one needs to look no further than the coverage Egypt's state-owned news media offers of the Israel-Hamas fight over Gaza. Azza Sami, a writer for the...
  • Israel: Hamas will pay 'intolerable' price for more attacks

    Israel: Hamas will pay 'intolerable' price for more attacks
    Israel on Sunday declared dead a soldier feared abducted by Hamas Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip and said it would continue to fight even after the army completes destroying cross-border tunnels used by Palestinian fighters to attack its territory....
  • Israel offers to extend Gaza cease-fire, but Hamas has yet to agree

    JERUSALEM An Israeli official said Wednesday that Israel was willing to extend a three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip past its scheduled 8 a.m. Friday expiration, but the offer was not immediately accepted by Hamas, lending an air of uncertainty to...
  • Israel retira tropas, palestinos en Gaza viven tregua de 72 horas

    Israel retira tropas, palestinos en Gaza viven tregua de 72 horas
    Israel retiró a sus fuerzas terrestres de la Franja de Gaza el martes y comenzó una tregua de 72 horas con el grupo palestino Hamas mediada por Egipto, en un primer paso hacia negociaciones que permitan un alto al fuego permanente al conflicto que se ha...
  • Gaza cease fire begins; Egypt to mediate talks on longer truce

    JERUSALEM A planned 72-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas began Tuesday as Israeli forces completed their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and both sides prepared for indirect talks in Egypt on a longer truce to end a nearly monthlong war. The...
  • Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect

    Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect
    A three-day cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to end a 4-week-old war in the Gaza Strip took effect Tuesday morning, as Israel declared it had rooted out all infiltration tunnels its troops had found. Fire continued right up to the 8 a.m....
  • Israel withdraws troops from Gaza as cease-fire, Cairo talks are set

    JERUSALEM Israel and Hamas agreed on Monday to an Egyptian proposal for a three-day cease-fire starting Tuesday morning, followed by talks on a longer-term truce to end nearly a month of fighting in the Gaza Strip. The new cease-fire deal raised the...
  • Egipto pide un alto al fuego en Gaza que comience el martes

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - Egipto instó a Israel y a las facciones palestinas a iniciar un cese al fuego de tres días en Gaza que comenzaría a las 0500 GMT del martes, y les invitó a enviar a delegaciones de funcionarios de alto rango a El Cairo para negociar...
  • Israel declares humanitarian truce for Monday in most of Gaza

    Israel declares humanitarian truce for Monday in most of Gaza
    Israel said its military would hold fire in most of the Gaza Strip for seven hours on Monday to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid and for displaced Palestinians to return to their homes, but would fight back if attacked.  The humanitarian truce,...
  • Soldado que se temía secuestrado murió; Israel dice que Hamas pagará por más ataques

    GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - Israel declaró el domingo muerto a un soldado que temía que hubiese sido capturado por islamistas de Hamas en la franja de Gaza, y dijo que seguirá luchando, incluso después de que el ejército complete su misión principal de...