HOW HA­MAS RE­JECTED TRUCES AND BROKE CEASE­FIRES — AGAIN AND AGAIN

The Jewish Chronicle - - NEWS -

JULY15

The IDF sus­pended strikes for six hours. Dur­ing this time, Ha­mas mil­i­tants fired 47 rock­ets into Is­rael. Ha­mas also re­jected a truce pro­posed by Egypt and ac­cepted by Is­rael.

JULY17

De­spite a humanitarian cease­fire at the re­quest of the United Na­tions, Ha­mas fired three mor­tar shells and wounded an IDF sol­dier on Is­rael’s bor­der with Gaza. The IDF re­sponded.

JULY20

The IDF agreed on a humanitarian cease­fire in Shuja’iya at the re­quest of the Red Cross. Ha­mas con­tin­ued to fire from a rocket site near the Wafa hos­pi­tal in Shuja’yia.

JULY26

For the fourth time, the Is­raeli mil­i­tary ac­cepted a humanitarian cease­fire with Gaza. Ha­mas vi­o­lated the cease­fire by fir­ing more than six rock­ets into Is­rael.

AUG 1

The IDF agreed to a 72-hour cease­fire. Ha­mas fired rock­ets into Is­rael and at­tacked IDF forces in Gaza. Dur­ing th­ese clashes, a sol­dier may have been kid­napped by the ter­ror­ist or­gan­i­sa­tion.

AUG 5

A 72-hour cease­fire went into ef­fect at 8am. In the last hour be­fore the truce and just af­ter it be­gan, rocket bar­rages were fired into Is­rael.

AUG 8

Is­rael agreed to Egypt’s call to ex­tend the 72hour cease­fire, but for over two hours af­ter the fresh truce had be­gun, around 22 rock­ets were fired from Gaza.

AUG 19

The cease­fire talks in Cairo ef­fec­tively came to an end on Mon­day af­ter rock­ets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Is­rael. In re­sponse, the IDF struck ter­ror­ist tar­gets in Gaza.

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