Israel and Hamas agree ceasefire . Thursday that halted a fierce eleven days of war.
Paralyzed widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip and paralyzed much of Israel. and left more than 200 people dead. At 2 a.m.
After local time, when the ceasefire came into effect, hectic life returned to the streets of Gaza. People came out of their houses, some shouted “Allahu Akbar” or whistled from the balconies.
Many shot in the air and celebrated the armistice. As in the three previous wars between bitter enemies, the last round of combat did not end conclusively.
Israel claimed to have done great harm to Hamas, but was again unable to stop the non-stop missile launched by the militant Islamic group. Almost immediately, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was furiously accused by his hard and right-wing base of suspending the operation too early.
Hamas, the militant Islamic group that vowed to destroy Israel, also called for victory.But now the enormous challenge is to rebuild in an area already suffering from poverty, widespread unemployment and a corona virus outbreak.
Netanyahu’s office said his security cabinet had unanimously adopted an Egyptian ceasefire proposal on the recommendation of the Israeli military chief and other senior security officials.
A statement made “significant achievements in the operation, some of which are unprecedented. They also contained a veiled threat to Hamas.” The political leaders stressed that the reality on the ground will determine the future of the campaign.
“The statement The clashes broke out on May 10 when Hamas militants fired long-range missiles at Jerusalem in the Gaza Strip after days of clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police on the grounds of the Al-Aqsa mosque complex, which was held at a site for Muslims and Jews and the threat of dozens of Palestinians being displaced by Jewish settlers had sparked tension.
It lies at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and has sparked repeated acts of violence in the past. Hamas and other militant groups fired more than 4,000 rocket and projectiles fired from civilian areas in Israeli cities.
Dozens of projectiles flew as far as Tel Aviv, the country’s bustling commercial and cultural capital. Thousands of people gathered on Friday morning in the city of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip in front of the family home of Mohammed Dief, the mysterious Hamas commander who ordered the rocket attacks.
Supporters shouted “Victory” and waved green Hamas flags. Meanwhile, Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes against the alleged Hamas military infrastructure, including a vast network of tunnels. At least 230 Palestinians died, including 65 children and 39 women.
1,710 people were injured, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health, which does not split the numbers into combatants and civilians. Twelve people died in Israel, including a 5-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl.
The United States, Israel’s closest and most important ally, initially supported Israel’s right to self-defense against indiscriminate rocket fire. The Americans put increasing pressure on Israel to stop the offensive.
In a rare public breakdown, Netanyahu briefly turned down a public call from President Joe Biden on Wednesday to calm down and appeared determined to do maximum damage to Hamas in a war that could save his political career,
But on Thursday evening to Netanyahu Office announced the ceasefire agreement.Hamas followed quickly. Militants continued to fire sporadic rockets at Israel early Friday before the 2 a.m. ceasefire. will come into force.
In Washington, Biden praised the armistice. I am determined to work for it, ”he said. Biden said the U.S is determined to help Israel replenish its supply of interceptor missiles for its Iron Dome missile defense system and to work with the internationally recognises Palestinian Authority, not Hamas. Humanitarian aid to Gaza.
Netanyahu was quickly criticized by members of his nationalist and warmongering base.
The Palestinian militants, who may have harmed the Israeli leader’s development, alleged that Netanyahu had agreed to stop further Israeli actions in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to stop planned evictions of Palestinians in the nearby Sheikh neighborhood of Jarrah.One Egyptian official only said that tensions in Jerusalem “will be addressed”. He spoke in c