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Egypt to Hamas: Stop Gaza rockets or face new Israel war
Reuters ^ | 1/12/11 | Staff

Posted on 01/12/2011 1:48:54 PM PST by Nachum

Egypt has told Hamas that Israel might launch a Gaza war to curb rocket attacks, a warning that led the group to urge other militant factions to cease fire, sources familiar with Egypt-Hamas contacts said on Wednesday. "Egypt has told Hamas the Gaza situation was similar to that before December 2008," said one source, referring to the start of the three-week war Israel waged in the Hamas-run enclave with the declared aim of halting cross-border rocket strikes.

(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: egypt; gaza; hamas; rockets

1 posted on 01/12/2011 1:48:58 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Israel won’t tolerate any rockets being fired into its territory. I suppose if terrorits were firing rockets into the USA, our first Muslim president wouldn’t do anything to stop the attacks.


2 posted on 01/12/2011 2:00:13 PM PST by mohresearcher
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To: Nachum
The author or source left a few words out.

"Hamas does not want a new escalation unless it is forced into it," the source said.

should be:

"Hamas does not want a new escalation unless it [gains from it and it is made to appear as if it] is forced into it," the source said.

3 posted on 01/12/2011 2:00:57 PM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Nachum
Shouldn't this article read:

Egypt has told Hamas that Israel might launch a Gaza war in response to 'Acts of War' committed by Hamas

4 posted on 01/12/2011 2:04:11 PM PST by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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