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U.N. Urges Israel, Hamas to Accept 'Humanitarian Pause' Cease-Fire

Not long after Israel resumed its offensive in Gaza on Sunday because of “incessant rocket fire” from Gaza, Hamas said it agreed to a 24-hour U.N.-mediated cease-fire, a move that prompted the United Nations to try to get Israel to accept the hiatus. 857 more words

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Israel Approves Extension of Cease-Fire in Gaza; Hamas Considers Options

GAZA — Israel late Saturday authorized an extension of the humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza for another 24 hours at the request of the United Nations, Israeli officials told CNN. 1,503 more words

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Ceasefire or Intifada?

Shabbat shalom, chavarim! 

 

“Shabbat” in Hebrew has the connotation of “stopping” or “resting.”  It may be roughly translated as “Sabbath.”  It also refers to a time of holy gatherings.  493 more words

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Palestinian factions in the West Bank have declared "Day Of Rage"

In support of “bleeding, besieged Gaza” Fatah and other Palestinian factions have decided to continue protests all through the West Bank (specifically Ramallah, Qalandiyah) and into Jerusalem. 142 more words

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Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in Gaza

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighborhood sought refuge during fighting, in Gaza City

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