Skip to comments.Egypt to Hamas: Stop Gaza rockets or face new Israel war
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 ...
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.
"Hamas does not want a new escalation unless it is forced into it," the source said.
"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.
Egypt has told Hamas that Israel might launch a Gaza war in response to 'Acts of War' committed by Hamas