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  7/7/2014, Tammuz 9, 5774

Hamas Demands Release of Terrorists for Cease Fire


Hamas is demanding the release of the terrorists who were freed in the 2011 Shalit deal and rearrested during Operation Brother's Keeper, which was launched in mid-June as a condition for stopping rocket fire from Gaza, according to a senior Hamas source who spoke to Walla! news on Monday.

The source also demanded that the Israel Defense Forces stick to the ceasefire that was brokered by Egypt after the 2012 Operation Pillar of Defense - a ceasefire that Gaza, and particularly Hamas terrorists, have themselves breached countless times, sparking Israeli airstrikes.

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