Friday, July 31
Latest News
  1. 'PKK attack' kills 2 police in tense Turkey
  2. Local official: 10 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria village
  3. Tunisia extends state of emergency by 2 months
  4. Erdogan slams claims of Turkey IS cooperation as 'black propaganda'
  5. Trial results: Vaccine offers 100% Ebola protection
  6. Abbas wants ICC to probe arson that killed Palestinian toddler
  7. WikiLeaks: US spied on Japan government, companies
  8. Female suicide bomber blows herself up in NE Nigeria market
  9. Libya's UN envoy to discuss peace plan with rival lawmakers
  10. Fears of humanitarian crisis in Serbia as refugees stream in
  11. Pentagon denies US-trained rebels captured in Syria
  12. Egypt, Saudi sign pact to boost military ties
  13. IMF approves $1.24 bn Iraq emergency lifeline
  14. Humanitarian chief: Yemen blockade 'killing' civilians
  15. Turkey probes Kurdish leader, ramps up air strikes against PKK
  16. Israel PM calls Palestinian toddler death 'act of terrorism'
  17. PLO holds Israel government 'fully responsible' for toddler's death
  18. IMF approves $1.24 bn Iraq emergency lifeline
  19. Egypt, Saudi sign pact to boost military ties
  20. Embassy: US delivers F-16s to Egypt ahead of Kerry visit

Hamas armed wing sets conditions for ceasefire

July 9, 2014 1:29 A.M. (Updated: July 9, 2014 1:29 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The military wing of Hamas, the al-Qassam Brigades, has presented five conditions in order to return to a ceasefire with Israel.

Spokesman Abu Obeida said Tuesday Israel must stop its offensive on Gaza Strip, cease all airstrikes and commit to the ceasefire agreement signed in 2012.

He added in a news conference that his group demanded the release of all freed prisoners in the Shalit exchange deal who were re-arrested, and to stop interfering in the new unity government.

Abu Obeida added that al-Qassam did not want to reach this stage of violence.

He threatened that if Israel continued to target homes, al-Qassam will “extend the circle of its targets.”

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015