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  8/15/2014, Av 19, 5774

Islamic Jihad Weighing Long-Term Ceasefire Without Truce


Almost in parallel of Economics Minister Naftali Bennett's (Jewish Home) plan to unilaterally end the Gaza operation without a truce agreement with Hamas, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad said his group is also considering a long-term ceasefire, even without a deal.

The senior Islamic Jihad terrorist, Halad al-Batash, said Thursday night that his organization may put down their arms for now and accept a long-term ceasefire even in the absence of a truce deal with Israel, reports Walla!.