Saturday, January 17, 2009

Israel calls for cease fire, says all objectives met

Hamas has said it will fight on despite Israel's announcement today of a cease fire in its offensive to stop rockets fired into its land from the Gaza strip, reports The New York Times.

1 comment:

The Intellectual Redneck said...

Israel unilaterally declared a ceasefire yesterday. Of course it quickly vanished when Hamas fired five rockets into Israel. Hamas does not want to cease fire unless it is on their therms. They are concerned about looking defeated in the eyes of the Arab world. In truth, they have been defeated from a military standpoint. The vanishing Israeli cease fire