Brief Israel Ceasefire Collapses


israel-rocket-attack2A ceasefire today between Israel and Hamas collapsed after just three hours when Palestinians continued launching rockets over the border, and Israel resumed air strikes in retaliation.

The ceasefire had been planned for Egyptian Prime Minister Hesham Qandil’s visit to Gaza.

The Israeli military also announced on Friday morning that it was calling up 16,000 reservists for a potential ground operation. An official in Bibi Netanyahu’s office said that¬†Egypt had requested the ceasefire for the visit and that Israel had promised the military “would hold its fire on the condition that during that period, there won’t be hostile fire from Gaza into Israel.”¬†Read more at The Washington Post.

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