web analytics
November 29, 2015 / 17 Kislev, 5776
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post

Report: Cease-fire Extended

JewishPress Logo

Israel’s Channel 2 reported Monday evening that the cease-fire with Palestinian Arab terror factions in Gaza has been extended, although it is not yet clear for how long.

This morning the IDF predicted that rockets would be falling this evening.

Israeli Air Force jets were flying overhead in a southerly direction as Arab media sources also reported a “breakthrough” in the indirect cease-fire talks in Cairo, less than four hours before the current cease-fire was due to expire.

Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned earlier in the day that Israel “is ready for all scenarios and will respond with force if the rocket fire resumes.”

At a meeting in Ashdod with Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, Netanyahu said, “The eternal people are not afraid of a long road. The combination of endurance and strength will help us achieve the goal of this operation; peace and security for all of Israel’s citizens.”

Ya’alon added that Operation Protective Edge had not yet ended, warning, “As we have promised, we are not stopping [this operation] until we have achieved peace and security… Hamas will not drag us into a war of attrition,” he vowed. “If it tries, it will find itself facing one of its own.”

Arab sources in Gaza, meanwhile, reported an increase in ‘air traffic’ over the enclave. It is expected that an announcement regarding an extension of the cease-fire — or the lack of an agreement — will be made by 11 pm local time.

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.

If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

2 Responses to “Report: Cease-fire Extended”

  1. David Brooks says:

    Until Hamas gets more rockets…

  2. David Brooks says:

    Until Hamas gets more rockets…

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Arabs in Ramallah demonstrate in solidarity with incarcerated Palestinian Authority murderers.
Netanyahu: ‘Not Even One Meter’ of Area C to Palestinian Authority

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/ceasefire-extended/2014/08/18/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: