Israel, Hamas Agree to 3-Day Ceasefire
It starts tomorrow morning, local time
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 31, 2014 5:02 PM CDT
A displaced Palestinian comforts her brother after fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas militants near a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip.   (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

(Newser) – Another ceasefire is about to start in Israel and Gaza, but this one is expected to last a few days instead of a few hours. The US and UN announced that "all parties" had agreed to the humanitarian ceasefire, which is to begin at 8am tomorrow local time and last 72 hours—unless international negotiators manage to extend it, reports AP. The development comes as the Palestinian death toll climbed above 1,400, which the Guardian says is more than the previous two Israel-Hamas conflicts combined. The vast majority of victims have been civilians. It wasn't immediately clear whether Israel would continue to destroy tunnels used by Hamas to launch attacks over the three-day lull.

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FrankFurter
Aug 2, 2014 12:57 AM CDT
This seems to be a minnie history. Israel did all of the the things hmas is doing now, only earlier.
tpvero
Aug 1, 2014 3:49 PM CDT
Zionism is the sinister devil in these details. Look it up. See its plan for world domination. They not only want Israel, but the entire Mideast. Once they have all that, they have all the oil. Once they have all the oil they are on top of that pile. Then only Jewish people get the first class rights and jobs, while the rest of us get to live like the Palestinians do now, as second class citizens not even allowed in the Jewish Zones. “There is no place in Israel where Palestinians and Israeli live under the same law.” Miko Peled - Geneva May 14, 2014 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9_OcCXvT6Y
tpvero
Aug 1, 2014 2:07 PM CDT
Albert Einstein Letter Warning Of Zionist Facism In Israel Letter That Albert Einstein Sent to the New York Times 1948: "Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our times is the emergence in the newly created state of Israel of the "Freedom Party" (Tnuat Haherut), a political party closely akin in its organization, methods, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties. It was formed out of the membership and following of the former Irgun Zvai Leumi, a terrorist, right-wing, chauvinist organization in Palestine." http://www.rense.com/general59/ein.htm