Skip to comments.Qatar’s ceasefire offer adopts most Hamas demands [Israel]
Posted on 07/19/2014 5:18:51 AM PDT by Star Traveler
Document widely rejected but still being pushed by emirate; was drawn up when Hamas, Qatar thought Israeli ground offensive unlikely.
Qatar has drafted its own version of a truce offer between Israel and Hamas, The Times of Israel has learned and it adopts almost all of Hamass demands.
The document underscores the power struggle being waged behind the scenes of the Gaza conflict between Cairos new leadership and Turkey and Qatar two countries which supported the Muslim Brotherhoods rule in Egypt and its ousted president Mohammed Morsi. Hamas is an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was removed from power in Egypt in 2013 by then military chief, now president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
The Qatari document was presented to US officials, Western diplomats and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas earlier this week, before Israel began its ground offensive in Gaza on Thursday night. Qatar reportedly demanded that the US help in mediation between the sides, excluding Egypt from the proceedings.
Promoting the document on Dohas behalf is Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah, who had said in closed conversations last week that he did not believe Israel would launch a ground operation. Washington held intensive talks with Qatar over the offer but eventually chose the Egyptian proposal.
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Qatar is totally untrustworthy.
Qatar is totally untrustworthy.
Qatar is the new Afghanistan, with money, and has taken over has the base for radical Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood (ie HAMAS, A-Qaeda, ISIS, Libya Rebels, A multitude of terrist splinter groups, Egypt’s Morsi) .
They have went over to the dark side .
Thank God that Obama and our Islamofascist enemies lost in Egypt.
You bet! I’m glad Egypt dealt the Muslim Brotherhood a huge setback!
> widely rejected but still being pushed by emirate; was drawn up when Hamas, Qatar thought Israeli ground offensive unlikely.
Egypt: We will not revise cease-fire proposal rejected by Hamas [Israel]
Yet another reminder of why America needs to access every drop of oil on this continent, and China needs to do the same, so these towelhead criminals can be completely isolated. Arab power has a horrific and disproportionate impact on world affairs.
Heres a running account of news reports related to these recent events with Israel and Hamas. If you want to catch up on the news accounts ... they are here ...
Its listed from newest to oldest, so go to the bottom to start.
If the title is factually accurate, it does not suprise me one bit.
I asked yesterday why anyone but an Islamist would seek the participation of the Qatari shieks in any deal.
The Egypts need to remain somewhat polite where Gaza/Hamas is concerned. It is thru Egypt that most of the weaponry in Gaza has traveled. All of the smuggling tunnels into Gaza start in the Sinai. While the Egypts were doing a decent job of pumping sewage down some of them they apparently haven’t flooded them all. The leaders of Hamas are known to be camping out in Egypt so that makes any motive of the Egypts suspicious. And the Egypts are a little limp-wristed when it comes to honoring their treaty with the Israelis. None of this would be happening without Egypt operating with one eye closed on the Gaza border.
Maybe Egypt can clean itself up but so far there has been way too much sympathetic help for Hamas coming from the Egypt side. And remember: The Egypts want nothing more to do with directly tangling with Israel. They got that out of their system back in 1973.
It must be hard to tell the difference.
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