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Hamas armed wing rejects truce ahead of Israeli govít talks on deal
The Times of Israel ^ | July 15, 2014 | Itamar Sharon

Posted on 07/14/2014 9:29:49 PM PDT by Star Traveler

Cabinet will likely accept terms of Arab League-backed ceasefire deal as Gaza terror group remains defiant.

Hamas said Tuesday morning that the terms of an Egyptian ceasefire proposal were tantamount to surrender, as the Israeli government prepared to meet on the issue, and was expected to approve the deal.

Meanwhile the Arab League, the US and PA leader Mahmoud Abbas all urged approval of the truce.

As the security cabinet meets to discuss the terms of an Egypt-backed ceasefire, Palestinian sources report that Israel is still attacking targets in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday morning, Israel Radio reports.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: fatah; hamas; israel; muslimbrotherhood; palestinians; rop; stih; stisraelhamas
Israel accepts and Hamas rejects ... that's actually good news as it puts Israel in a very good position.
1 posted on 07/14/2014 9:29:49 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: Star Traveler

Isn’t ‘Hamas’ armed wing’ a kind of redundancy?


2 posted on 07/14/2014 9:31:07 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: Viennacon

Yes it is. Kinda hard to have an unarmed wing when your name translates into English as “violence”.


3 posted on 07/14/2014 9:33:19 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Viennacon
Is there an “unarmed wing” of Hamas?
4 posted on 07/14/2014 9:35:34 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Viennacon
You're forgetting all the humanitarian work these guys do


5 posted on 07/14/2014 9:39:12 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Star Traveler

Let’s dance! As we’ve danced so many time before.

Let’s get John F’ng Skerry (he served in Viet Nam you know) involved and have us a real shindig!

Woo-hoo, round and round we go. The four inch rut is getting deeper.


6 posted on 07/14/2014 9:39:49 PM PDT by upchuck (The country is being billed for its own execution. ~ h/t: SpaceBar)
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To: Viennacon

They separate out the political from the armed, as some other groups do, too. One part “talks” while the other part bombs ... :-) ...


7 posted on 07/14/2014 9:42:05 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Kansas58

Yeah ... the political ... the part that talks and talks like our own politicians do ... LOL ...


8 posted on 07/14/2014 9:43:34 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Egyptian ceasefire proposal leaves Hamas cornered
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3180308/posts

Either the Islamists accept near-humiliating terms, or they risk isolation and a stepped-up Israeli military assault

[O]ne thing is certain: This is the darkest hour for the Hamas leadership in Gaza and abroad

If they accept the Egyptian proposal, they will be perceived as having been heavily defeated in the latest round of conflict with Israel; a defeat that is close to a humiliation.

That’s because the conditions in the Egyptian proposal do not include any of the demands that Hamas has been repeating day and night in the last few days. As reported in the Egyptian media, there is no mention in the proposal of Hamas’s oft-repeated demand for the release of the dozens of its operatives, freed in the 2011 Shalit deal, who were rearrested in recent weeks by Israeli forces in the West Bank in the wake of the murders of the three Israeli teenagers. There is also no concrete commitment regarding the opening of the Rafah border crossing or the payments of the salaries of Hamas’s 40,000 clerks in Gaza. And there is no mention whatsoever of the situation in the West Bank. All these demands were raised by the Hamas military wing two days after Israel began Operation Protective Edge, and repeated interminably ever since.

Yes, there is some language providing for the opening of the border crossings, and an easing of movement of people and goods via those crossings as permitted by the security situation. But that language is almost a direct repetition of the November 2012 ceasefire terms that brought Operation Pillar of Defense to a close. Time and again, Hamas’s leaders have been stressing in recent days that “there will be no return to the 2012 ceasefire terms.”


9 posted on 07/14/2014 9:47:51 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Now is time for Israel to take out these cockroach scum..hope they have a big can of RAID


10 posted on 07/14/2014 9:48:45 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Israel has hit over 1,000 Hamas targets in the last six days or so ... but even so ... it’s not as easy as one might think since Hamas has adjusted since the last incursion.

Hamas acting erratically but hardly harmed, sources say
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3180292/posts

Don’t believe the hype: Hamas isn’t desperate for a truces
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3179929/posts


11 posted on 07/14/2014 9:56:45 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler
If they accept the Egyptian proposal, they will be perceived as having been heavily defeated in the latest round of conflict with Israel; a defeat that is close to a humiliation.

Nonsense. Palestinians declare victory after every defeat. The Israelis watch from the sky as they whoop it up in enormous parades, throwing candy and shooting their guns in the air. The Israelis hold their fire during these pathetic performances.

The international MSM reports it as a "he-said she-said" situation.

"Palestinian feelings are running high as they celebrate what they believe to be another great victory against the Little Satan. Regardless of which side you believe in this ongoing test of wills, everyone can agree that it's good to have an end to the fighting. Now back to you, Frank."

12 posted on 07/14/2014 10:18:08 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom

Well ... you did notice that Hamas didn’t accept it, right? ... :-) ...


13 posted on 07/14/2014 10:23:58 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

The Egyptian elite know that Israel is good for tourism. Hamas...not so much.


14 posted on 07/15/2014 5:06:49 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Star Traveler

So we see this several times a year and year over year. Why haven’t the Israelis just decemiated the sh!t hope entirely? Just one good stomping sending a message never again. It took 2 in Japan but they got the message real fast. This pitter patter of pot shots never accomplishes anything. Sure they’ll be admonished for a couple months however one good whomping can take care of it for quite awhile.


15 posted on 07/15/2014 6:40:43 AM PDT by Jarhead9297
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