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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civilians, get out now, while you can.
The bombing halts in Vietnam sure worked out well.../s
Israel tweaking their intelligence. ;-)
Watch the rockets fly during this “ceasefire”...
we all know that they don’t want peace with Israel....
I posted this today...wrote it 10 years ago....I am not pimping a blog, I have no blog anymore, but the info crushes the evil...
eh... Maybe they are observing their Sabbath. A day of rest before a busy week ahead.
They caved. How pathetic.
That is a stupid move. Is Israel becoming more like the US. I thought they had guts. Finish the job with fury like unknown. Spare nothing and then claim Gaza as part of Israel.
— Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens — took a tour of Palestine in 1867. This is how he described the land. We are talking about Israel now. He said:
“A desolate country whose soil is rich enough but is given over wholly to weeds. A silent, mournful expanse. We never saw a human being on the whole route. There was hardly a tree or a shrub anywhere. Even the olive and the cactus, those fast friends of
a worthless soil, had almost deserted the country”.
Where was this great Palestinian nation? It did not exist. It was not there. Palestinians were not there. Palestine was a region named by the Romans, but at that time it was under the control of Turkey, and there was no large mass of people there because the land would not support them.
This is the report that the Palestinian Royal Commission, created by the British, made. It quotes an account of the conditions on
the coastal plain along the Mediterranean Sea in 1913. This is the Palestinian Royal Commission. They said:
“The road leading from Gaza to the north was only a summer track, suitable for transport by camels or carts. No orange groves, orchards or vineyards were to be seen until one reached the Yavnev village. Houses were mud. Schools did not exist. The west-ern part toward the sea was almost a desert. The villages in this area were few and thinly populated. Many villages were deserted by their inhabitants.”
That was 1913.—
I wonder what happens after that 12 hours. Shock And Awe I hope.
12 hours for what?
to watch Hamas move rockets around?
Kerry told Bibi not to worry. Hamas promised on Alah that they would not be naughty....
Kerry pushing to announce Israel-Hamas cease-fire within hours
By Barak Ravid | Jul. 25, 2014 | 4:30 PM | 2
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.
A 12 hour cease fire advantages Israel, too.
Israel can recalibrate at will while Hamas can get their body parts out of the street.
the model rocket club?
“I wonder what happens after that 12 hours. Shock And Awe I hope.”
That is my guess. The cease fire ends at 7PM on Saturday (lunchtime on the East Coast of the US), just in time for sunset and the end of the Sabbath. It also happens to be the dark of the moon that night, ideal for an attack against an opponent with inferior night vision capabilities.
It is a short drive to the sea. I would not be surprised to see the Star of David flying over Gaza City when the sun rises on Sunday.
Once the command center falls, a majority of Hamas’ 100,000 will be hurriedly burying their Hamas uniforms and memorabilia, to better blend into the crowd.
If Hamas does not fold overnight, then more of them will be killed overall, which may be better in the long run.
I would like it to be true so give us a link to where you read that.
In fact, after reading such a great news story, one wonders exactly why you didn’t include the link.
Sorry, my mistake, forgot to include
not sure why others are not reporting this as well
Welcome back to the composite Freeper's alter ego.
“Israel tweaking their intelligence. ;-)”
Yup. They turned off the lights to see where the roaches are going. Hopefully the roaches will go to whatever tunnels are left to get their supplies.
What a joke. Did you know that both sides have to agree to a cease fire?
A friend took me out exploring.
It is even more appropriate now.
It just seems that way.