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TRUCE: Hamas to Stop Firing on Israel For Now

Real_American_Dave Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 5:35 PM
Republicans should not conflate opposition to any Israeli right-wing position with being anti-Israeli. Many Israeli's oppose further settlements on the West Bank.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's planned visit to the Middle East today was enough to force Egypt into pressuring Hamas into a truce with Israel. According to Reuters, Egypt brokered a deal that would stop the fighting just hours before Israel planned a ground invasion into Gaza. Naturally although a truce has been reached, the Muslim Brotherhood's President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi blamed Israel for the violence in statements about the agreement.

An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire in the Gaza conflict will go into effect later on Tuesday, a Hamas official said.

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