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Worthy Christian News » Israel-Palestinian Conflict » Israel Agrees to Extend Ceasefire; Hamas Vows to Renew Fighting

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JERUSALEM (Worthy News)– Israel has reportedly agreed to extend the current ceasefire in Gaza Strip Wednesday as indirect Israel-Palestinian negotiations over extending a truce in Gaza got underway in Cairo. However, Hamas was quick to deny the reports, saying it will renew fire at Israel as soon as the current lull has ended, Ynet News reported. Meanwhile, EU powers proposed Gaza rehabilitation in exchange for disarmament.

According to Reuters, Israel has conditionally agreed to extend a ceasefire that ended a month of fighting in Gaza beyond a Friday deadline, an Israeli official said on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The official did not say for how much longer Israel had agreed to extend the truce, only that: "Israel has expressed its readiness to extend the truce under its current terms," referring to the deal brokered by Egypt that took effect on Tuesday.

A senior Cairo-based Hamas official said late on Wednesday there was no agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians over the extension of a 72-hour Gaza ceasefire that took effect on Tuesday. — Source

EU Proposes Gaza Reconstruction in Exchange for Hamas Disarmament

Germany, France and Britain presented Israel with an initiative to rehabilitate the Gaza Strip, subject to an international supervision apparatus that will prevent the rearmament of Hamas and other terror groups in the Strip.

The proposal by the three European states is an answer to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s demand for the disarmament of Hamas during the fighting in Gaza.

The ambassadors of Germany and France and the deputy ambassador of Britain, who met with National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen in Jerusalem on Wednesday, gave him a two-page document of principles for international agreement about the Gaza Strip. Earlier the three had a similar meeting with senior Foreign Ministry officials. — Source

Related News on the Internet

Obama: No sympathy for Hamas, but Gaza cannot remain closed off – Times of Israel
US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that while he did not care for Hamas, the Gaza Strip could not remain permanently closed off from the world.

Report: IDF gears up for war crimes accusations, plans internal review of Gaza operation – Jerusalem Post
The Israel Defense Forces high command has begun to make preparations for legal battles and anticipated war crimes charges in international forums in the wake of the nearly month-long campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Israel Radio reported on Thursday.

PM: Terrorists watching whether world gives immunity for attacks from schools, homes – Jerusalem Post
Israel's battle with Hamas in Gaza is a test for the civilized world whether it will grant immunity to terrorists because they attack from schools, homes and hospitals, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Wednesday night.

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