Photo Credit: IDF
amas battalion headquarters in Al Bureijj, Gaza bombed by the Israel Air Force on July 20 2018

This report was posted from New York prior to the start of the holy Sabbath.

A ceasefire has been negotiated between Israel and Gaza’s ruling guerrilla organization, according to international and Israeli media. If it holds, the ceasefire was to begin at midnight Friday Jerusalem time.

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Hama spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum said in a statement that with the assistance of the Egyptians and the United Nations, it was “agreed to return to the ‘calm’ in the Gaza Strip,” according to Galei Tzahal Army Radio.

“The IDF struck 60 sites in 3 Hamas battalion compounds,” the IDF Spokesperson wrote in a tweet overnight Friday into Saturday. “The targets included weapon manufacturing sites, a shaft to a tunnel network, a factory used for underground infrastructure manufacturing, a UAV warehouse, military operations room, training facilities, and observation posts.”

This report was posted from New York prior to the start of the holy Sabbath.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.