Hamas: We'll Build Our Seaport without PermissionSenior Hamas official Mahmoud Al-Zahar declares that the group will build a seaport and airport in Gaza, even without permission.
US, UN 'Strongly Support' Israel-Hamas CeasefireKerry calls deal 'an opportunity, not a certainty,' says in next stage 'our eyes are wide open,' UN's Ban urges peace deal.
Gaza Ceasefire: What Did Israel Agree to?PA delegation head reveals what Israel agreed to - and the lone demand it made, which was rejected.
Hamas, Islamic Jihad Leaders Emerge Truce BeginsSenior Islamic Jihad official threatens to attack Ben Gurion Airport again, says Gaza will open sea, airports. Hamas vows to rearm.
Wise Tactical Choices in GazaCalculated risks versus unnecessary ones. A level-headed perspective on Israeli decision makers' choices in Gaza.
Security Cabinet Was Split Over CeasefireMinisters from Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu and even Likud opposed truce - but PM circumvented cabinet vote on a legal technicality.
Senior Journalist: Hamas Gained 'Huge Achievement'Military analyst Roni Daniel says ceasefire a huge boost for Hamas, which 'dictated our lives for 50 days and stood firm against IDF.'
Ceasefire Begins, But Rockets Still Rain DownIsraeli government accepts Egyptian-brokered ceasefire deal, starting from 7 p.m. Israel-time; rockets still falling.
Ministers, MKs Critical Over Ceasefire with HamasBennett and Livni both oppose giving Hamas achievements at end of Gaza operation; Livni again calls for two state solution.
ZOA Lashes Out at Obama for Hamas-Israel EquationUS proposal equates Israel with Hamas - sparking ire from American Jewish groups.
U.S. Drafts UN Resolution on Gaza CeasefireDiplomats say Washington has prepared draft outline for resolution demanding a ceasefire, working on it with other countries.
Egypt 'Awaiting' Israel's to Month-Long CeasefireSenior sources in Cairo say Egypt is still waiting for Israel to respond to its proposal for a month-long in Gaza.
Netanyahu Considering Imminent Hamas CeasefirePM discusses with senior security officials, as Egypt waits for an Israeli answer on month-long truce proposed to start tonight.
Minister Insists Israel Will Not Abandon Gaza BeltFinance Minister Yair Lapid vows to help strengthen the South - both politically and financially.
Minister Admits Gov't Should be Tougher on HamasInternal Security Minister calls on gov't to deal 'more violently' with Hamas after meeting family of 4-year-old killed in mortar attack.
Report: Israel Ready to Accept 'Open-Ended' TruceEgypt still waiting on Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal to respond to offer, which would last for minimum of one month.
Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Split Over CeasefireIslamic Jihad says truce to come into effect imminently, while Hamas's leadership refuses anything short of total capitulation by Israel.
Abbas: Egypt Inviting Delegations Back for TalksEgypt calls for ceasefire as PA pledges to participate in renewed talks 'as soon as a ceasefire goes into effect.'
Abbas and Mashaal Hold Second Meeting in QatarPalestinian Authority and Hamas leaders hold second meeting in as many days, as Hamas reportedly backtracks on talks rejection.
Security Council Urges Return to Ceasefire TalksUN Security Council urges Israel and the Palestinian Arabs to return to the negotiating table to quickly agree on a lasting truce in Gaza.
Israel, Hamas Officially Cease Cairo TalksEnd to abortive talks as rocket fire continues; both delegations being pulled out of Cairo.
Egypt Calls for Resumption of Ceasefire TalksEgyptian government says it 'profoundly regrets' yesterday's breach of the ceasefire, as violence once again escalates.
UN Chief Condemns Breach of Gaza CeasefireBan Ki-moon says he is "gravely disappointed" by the resumption of hostilities in the region, calls for permanent ceasefire.
PA Official: It's All Israel's FaultSenior official who heads the Palestinian Arab delegation to Cairo says Israel is to blame for the collapse of the temporary truce.
Hamas Accuses Israel of 'Stalling' Cairo TalksHamas spokesman claims Israel is purposely 'dragging its feet' in talks - despite its own stubbornness against concessions.
Meshaal, Abbas to Meet in Qatar Despite CoupPA, Hamas leaders to meet in Doha over Gaza ceasefire, as questions remain over whether the unity government will last.
Official Denies Agreement to Lift Gaza BlockadeOfficial involved in ongoing Cairo talks says reports made of significant breakthrough by Palestinian delegation false.
Journalist: What Are We Getting from Ceasefire?Journalist and radio host Sharon Gal slams reported ceasefire deal that was reached between Israel and Hamas.
UN Pushes Construction Material Transport to GazaDespite ample evidence that UN-funded building materials are used for terror tunnels, Robert Serry blindly pushes for 'humanitarian aid.'
Gaza Ceasefire Extended by 24 HoursIsraeli and Palestinian Arab negotiators agree to extend a temporary ceasefire in Gaza by 24 hours. Current truce was to expire at midnight.
IDF Preparing for Resumption of Rocket FireIDF preparing for a resumption of rocket fire from Gaza before the end of the current five-day ceasefire.
Bennett: 'Yes' to Humanitarian Aid, 'No' to TerrorEconomics Minister pushes for Israel to leave talks, says the key to restoring peace is to provide humanitarian aid and hit Hamas hard.
PM: No Political Victory for Hamas in TalksPM: Hamas lost militarily, now trying to win diplomatically in Cairo talks; Gaza airport would be 'Duty Free of rockets', says Minister
Report: US to Monitor Israel During TruceWashington to maintain pressure on Israel as part of truce deal, according to an Arabic daily - in another blow to US-Israel relations.
Hamas Rejects Egyptian Ceasefire ProposalLeading Hamas officials demand Israel accepts all their conditions, threaten war of attrition if not.
Israeli Official: Lasting Truce 'Unlikely'Egyptians say current proposal will be the last one they suggest; Palestinian team more 'optimistic'. Current truce expires Monday night.
Egypt's 11-Point Ceasefire Plan RevealedEgyptian newspaper publishes Egypt's plan for a long-term ceasefire in Gaza. Sides have yet to agree.
Islamic Jihad Weighing Long Ceasefire Without DealAs Bennett touts unilateral end to op., senior terrorist similarly hints his group may stop for now rather than take 'bad' deal.
Cameron Urges Netanyahu to Take 'Difficult Steps'British Prime Minister David Cameron says both Israel and Hamas will need to take “difficult steps” to reach a long-lasting ceasefire.
Yaalon: Palestinians Wanted 5-Day Lull, We AgreedDefense Minister tells NY governor Cuomo about hardship of negotiating with 'five headed' Palestinian team.
IDF Admits False Alarm with Rocket SirenRocket sirens sound Thursday morning, hours after ceasefire extension - IDF clarifies they were sounded accidentally.
Obama Stresses 'Sustainable' Gaza CeasefirePresident Obama tells PM Netanyahu that it is important to reach an agreement on a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.
Journalist: Israel Stuttering in Front of HamasChannel 2 News’ military analyst Roni Daniel slams the Israeli decision to extend a ceasefire for five days.
Hamas: Israel Will Pay for Violating CeasefireHamas officials deny that the group fired rockets, threaten Israel over its retaliatory airstrikes.
MKs Call for Strong Response to Rocket AttacksNationalist MKs call for a strong Israeli reaction after Hamas violates a ceasefire and fires rocket toward Israel.
IAF Launches Airstrikes on Terror Targets in GazaIAF attacks terror targets in Gaza after Hamas violates ceasefire and fires rockets at Israel.
Gaza Rocket Barrage Hits Southern IsraelGaza terrorists fire a barrage of rockets just moments before one ceasefire is set to end and a new one to begin.
Israel and Hamas Agree to Extend CeasefireJust as Hamas violates ceasefire which was set to expire at midnight, the sides announce it will be extended for another five days.
Hamas: Current Ceasefire Last Chance for TalksTerror group warns of no more ceasefires with Israel after the Cairo talks end Wednesday at midnight.
PA Says Egypt Presented Ceasefire ProposalPA officials: Egypt presented a proposal that would see a reduction of the naval blockade and of the buffer zone.
Danon: You Don't Do Business with TerroristsMK Danny Danon warns against making concessions to Hamas, says doing so will strengthen the terror group.
Bennett Slams 'Calm for Cash' Formula'It is impossible to fight our enemy with one hand and to fund it with the other,' Bennett fires, in criticism over Cairo talks.
Report: Saudi, UAE Facilitated Hamas CeasefireRiyadh, Dubai granted money for rebuilding Gaza, official insists - prompting Hamas to change its tune over a truce.
Report: Norway, Turkey Offered Seaport to HamasHamas's demands for unlimited transportation and import power allegedly garnering international support as talks continue.
UN Chief Welcomes Ceasefire, Urges Long-Term TruceUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges Israel and Hamas to "avoid any steps which would lead to a return to violence."
IDF Spokesman: We're Not Going AnywhereIDF spokesman Moti Almoz says that the new 72-hour ceasefire will be tested by Hamas's actions and the IDF is prepared to act if needed.
Hamas Fires Barrage Moments Before CeasefireHamas fires a barrage of rockets just minutes before midnight, when a new 72-hour ceasefire took effect.