Skip to comments.Takiyya: Hamas offers to renew truce with Israel
Posted on 06/15/2006 12:23:09 PM PDT by Alama
The Hamas-led government offered Thursday to restore a cease-fire with Israel, several days after calling off the truce to protest a deadly explosion on a Gaza beach, but said the calm would depend on Israel's response. ADVERTISEMENT
Hamas said it is ready to put pressure on other militant groups to halt rocket fire against Israel. The rocket attacks have drawn tough Israeli reprisals and raised the possibility of a broader conflict.
"This is very clear for us. We are interested to keep the situation and quiet, especially in the Gaza Strip," said government spokesman Ghazi Hamad. "We have contacts with the Palestinian factions. We are ready to do it, but (only) if the Israeli side has a strong intention to respond positively to the call ... to stop their aggression."
Israel welcomed the gesture. "If it is quiet, we will answer that with quiet," said Mark Regev, spokesman for Israel's Foreign Ministry.
The Hamas announcement came shortly after the Palestinian information minister arrived in Gaza with $2 million in his luggage, the second straight day a senior Hamas official has hand-delivered money to the cash-strapped government....
I guess they crunched the numbers a second time and came to a different conclusion.
TRANSLATION: "We'll go to the corner for a time-out if you give us free money."
The new supply of missles is late arriving.
I guess when the Israeli defense minister said he was going to start knocking off Hamas' political leaders, they believed him. I would too.
It takes time to get those additional weapons out of the Egyptian tunnels.
What is the point of a truce at this point? Isreal's position should be: "recognize our right to exist as a nation or die."
Their leaders are much easier targets now. They cannot hide among the civilians.
Israel has them by the balls. I'm thinking having Hamas elected was the best thing for the potential for a peace. LOL
I think it would be a shame to close hunting season early!
What happened to the volcanoes and earthquakes of rage? What? I spend good money on gourmet popcorn and these jokers tap out in the first 30 seconds of round one??!
Worse than the 35 bucks I paid to see Gracie get creamed in 2 minutes.
Sharon was a genius. Wall them off. Make them show their true colors (election of hamas) and then treat them as an independent state when they act like asses.
Hamas not only is made up of murderers but they seriously lack credibility. Surely no one's going to believe Hamas?
I went to their site and saw that Hooters had it for free. It was so crowded that you were never pested to buy drinks or anything. Free is best!
Especially if you are surrounded by hooters girls.
Agreed. Who would have guessed it.
I did, just for the record. LOL
Damn straight it's a hudna.
A hudna [also known as a hudibiyya or khudaibiya] is a tactical cease-fire that allows the Arabs to rebuild their infrastructure in order to be more effective when the "cease-fire" is called off." A hudna is not a truce.
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