Skip to comments.US Official: Israel Declares 12-Hour Cease-fire in Gaza Saturday
Posted on 07/25/2014 3:13:07 PM PDT by KeyLargo
News / Middle East US Official: Israel Declares 12-Hour Cease-fire in Gaza Saturday
Last updated on: July 25, 2014 3:19 PM
A U.S. official says Israel has declared a 12-hour-long cease-fire in Gaza for Saturday.
The pause in fighting would take effect 7:00 a.m. local time (0400 GMT).
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If one rocket is during that period then push them to the beach and end it.
Just read online that the UN admits that it was a Hamas rocket that hit the school yesterday in Gaza..gee, I wonder if the Hamas loving media will report that
12 hours is a good move. Hamas can’t really do that much in 12 hours to boost their war capacity and if you give me 12 hours as a civilian to haul ass, I’m long gone.
Iranian parliament speaker boasts that his country provided Hamas with the technology it has used to rain down rockets on Israel.
By Elad Benari and AFP
First Publish: 7/25/2014, 6:14 AM
"Today, the fighters in Gaza have good capabilities and can meet their own needs for weapons," speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as having told the Arabic service of state television."
US doesn’t want Hamas to run low on ammo and missiles?
Then back to work.
I think expelling them might be the only way. But who would take them?
Hmmm? No IDF action for 12 hrs would allow the IDF listening devices and drones etc. to map out potential HamAss activities.
Easier pickings to come?
I trust Israel knows what it is doing!
Israel ok’s ceasefire, Hammas will immediately break it. ha.
ammo that they dropped and left behind when they ran from the Israeli troops!!!!
Come on Israel! Give them the knock out punch!
Why? If you’ve got them on their knees, don’t step back and let them up...you know exactly what that will get.
Hamas will violate the cease fire before the first hour is up.
Why do the Israelis never fail to miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity to destroy Hamas once and for all and finally live in peace?
A thousand years ago, the Christian Crusaders of Europe traveled to Israel to free what they considered the Holy Land from its Muslim occupiers, and they fought with an intensity far greater than the current Israelis have exerted trying to free their Jewish homeland from the Muslims of today, who are terrorists who want to throw them into the sea. Why?
Maybe because the majority of modern-day Israelis aren’t religious. If they believed the Holy Land was truly Holy, they wouldn’t allow it to be desecrated by Muslim rockets and Intifadas. Instead, destroying Hamas would be a sacred act for them. But secularism reigns in Israel today, not God.
Apart from religion, the Jewish State was meant to be a haven for Jews, who had been persecuted in other lands for virtually their entire existence. Why, then, do the Israelis of today not fight back with every weapon at their disposal to free themselves from Muslim terrorists who have made Israel not a haven but often a hell for Jews?
The only reasonable explanation is that the Israelis of the today don’t want to merely survive as a Jewish State, they want to survive only as a GOOD Jewish State. Which means they must concentrate on defensive weapons rather than offensive attacks against their enemies. Their military goal to be all shield and no sword. And they’ve succeeded to an amazing extent.
During the last century, Jewish physicists working at Los Alamos created the greatest offensive weapon in world history — the atomic bomb. And during this century, the Jewish physicists of Israel developed the greatest DEFENSIVE weapon in world history — the Iron Dome.
The Israelis have the same goal that Ronald Reagan had when he tried to develop a missile shield to protect our country, but was undermined by liberals who ridiculed the idea as an unachievable fantasy and mocked it as ‘’star wars.’’
But the Israelis managed to achieve Ronald Reagan’s dream, for which we should all be grateful. Enjoy your short rest tomorrow, Israel. Shabbat shalom.
Is that an American rifle at his belly?
The palyps can’t resist a cease fire to attack. Al the world will see. Israel is pretty sharp.
This is the second or third cease fire Israel has agreed to and Hamas hasn’t honored a single one of them. I don’t see them honoring this one either.
I have not seen this frantic blogger cartoon in years... Since early 2009 at least! I was wondering what happened to you.
It is even more appropriate now.