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JERUSALEM (Worthy News)– As a 72-hour truce went into effect at midnight, Israel sent a delegation to Egypt to negotiate a ceasefire with Hamas. Over the weekend, Hamas claimed it still had tunnels going into Israel. In order to conceal its extensive tunnel system, Hamas has killed dozens of diggers fearing they would reveal site locations to Israel.

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Rocket barrage on Israel shortly before start of 72 hour truce with Hamas – Jerusalem Post
Israel will send its team of negotiators back to Cairo on Monday if Hamas honors the 72-hour cease-fire that went into effect at midnight, diplomatic officials said Sunday evening.

Netanyahu too strong, Abbas too weak for lasting peace, says Obama – Jerusalem Post
Peace has to start with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, indicated US President Barack Obama in an interview conducted by New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist Thomas Friedman.

Gaza terrorists shell crossing point used to transfer supplies to Strip – Times of Israel
The border crossing at Kerem Shalom between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip was closed by the Defense Ministry on Sunday after it was targeted in several mortar attacks, with shells exploding inside the terminal compound.

Hamas: We've Got More Tunnels Into Israel – Algeminer
A Hamas official on Thursday bragged that the terrorist group has more, hidden, tunnels dug from Gaza beneath Israel, beyond the 32 the IDF destroyed during Operation Protective Edge.

Hamas members expose tunnel digging operations – Ynet News
An indictment served Sunday to the Be'er Sheva District Court against three Hamas activists described in detail how the organization's tunnel digging unit prepared the ground for the group's terror operations.

Fear, fatalism or support: Why isn't Gaza revolting against Hamas? – Times of Israel
Israel may wish that Gaza's dire situation would push residents of the Strip to rise up against their Hamas rulers, but more than a month into Operation Protective Edge, there are very few indications of that happening.

Hamas Riddles Former Spokesman With Bullet Holes, Dumps Body at Hospital, Then Blames Israel for Death – Algeminer
Former Hamas spokesman Ayman Taha was executed by firing squad on Tuesday with bullet holes to his head and chest, his body dumped in front of Gaza's Shifa Hospital, where it laid untouched for an hour, before gunmen returned to remove it from the scene, the Al-Quds daily reported in Arabic late Thursday citing unnamed sources.

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