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TRUCE: Hamas to Stop Firing on Israel For Now

wpqr Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 12:36 PM
Oh, the humanity. I just can't understand Israel. The Palestinians are just gentle, peace-loving little lambs who go out of their way not to provoke those terrible Israelis. Rockets? Mortars? Suicide bombers? Israel should be happy for these wonderful gifts the Palestinians give to them.

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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