Israel, Terrorists in Day 2 of 'Grueling' Talks72-hour cease fire is due to end Wednesday night. Israel offered to ease restrictions at 2 of 6 border crossings.
Meshaal: Durable Truce Must Lead to Lifting Gaza Blockade'In the case of Israeli procrastination or continued aggression, Hamas is ready to resist on the ground.'
Rockets Strike 2 Hours After Unilateral Ceasefire BeginsRockets hit Ashkelon area, just two hours after Israel declares unilateral ceasefire.
PA Factions to Meet With Egyptians Sunday NightHamas, Islamic Jihad, and the PA are ready to present Hamas' cease-fire demands to Egypt.
Hamas Delegation Arrives in Cairo for Ceasefire TalksIsrael rejects new negotiations, noting Hamas has broken five ceasefire deals in 27 days; Egypt pushes truce for 'real peace.'
UN Security Council Calls for Immediate Gaza CeasefirePalestinians disappointed with decision, say it fell short of a formal resolution demanding that Israel withdraw its forces
Hamas Asks for Another 'Humanitarian Ceasefire'Reeling from IAF strikes, Hamas flip-flops once again on truce deal - and allegedly retracts some demands for leverage.
PA Joins International Effort for Israel-Hamas CeasefireMahmoud Abbas to travel to Turkey Friday to push a ceasefire on Hamas; analysts say Egypt looks to PA to push Hamas into deal.
A Gaza Ceasefire Now Would Be a Strategic MissIf Israel holds out longer, its intelligence would improve, Hamas inevitably would make mistakes, and then the IDF could pounce with crushing blows – without conducting a full-scale ground invasion.
Nearly 50 Rockets Rain Down on Israel Since Egyptian 'Truce'Rockets fall all over Israel after Hamas rejects Egyptian 'truce' deal. Netanyahu: stop or operation will widen.
When a Ceasefire is not a CeasefireAdvice to jounalists: The three Arabic nuanced terms being discussed with Hamas as a resolution to the current situation have nothing to do with a “cease fire”.
MKs Split Over Cease-Fire with HamasTruce highlights deeply divided views on Israel and Hamas; leftist MKs insist the truce should mark the resumption of peace talks.
Security Cabinet Agrees to Cease-Fire with HamasIAF to stop striking Gaza at 9:00 am - despite Hamas's refusal to adhere to the terms and conditions.
Minister Warns: Cease-Fire to Put Political Pressure on IsraelCease-fire would hurt Israel more than help, according to Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz - and is both a security and political risk.
Report: Hamas, Not Israel, Rejected Cease-FireSources say Hamas offered 40-hour ceasefire last week, but rejected it; Cairo working quietly for ceasefire despite contrary reports.
Former Intelligence Chief Predicts Gaza OperationAmos Yadlin insists a small-scale assault on Hamas in Israel's future, rejects claims that Israel lacks deterrence.
Report: Egypt Brokering Ceasefire Between Israel, HamasCeasefire 'not ready', Hamas official says, despite telling BBC that it would be ready 'within hours' earlier Friday. Is an assault ahead?
Iran Involved in Syrian Ceasefire TalksIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif involved in Syria ceasefire talks, along with Lebanon, Iraq, and Russia.
Islamic Jihad Pokes First Cracks in CeasefireIslamic Jihad has placed Israel on warning it will break the ceasefire on missile attacks if its leader is banned from entering Gaza.
Gazans Crossing Fence 'into IDF Positions'IDF soldiers describe dangerous anarchy on border fence as result of Pillar of Defense agreements.
More Rioting on Gaza BorderIDF soldiers reportedly fired warning shots. Arabs: 3 wounded.
Security Council Praises Ceasefire, Calls to Uphold ItUN praises the Gaza ceasefire, while world hails Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi for mediating the efforts.
IDF Spokesman: We Will Foil Terror but Not Initiate StrikesIDF Spokesman Brigadier General Yoav Mordechai: Despite the ceasefire, we have a mandate to foil any terror attack on Israelis.
Terrorists Fire 20 Rockets Since Ceasefire BeginsGaza’s terrorist rulers mark the ceasefire by firing 20 rockets in three hours at southern Israel.
Hamas Declares Victory, Gaza CelebratesMashaal: 'Israel has failed in all its goals.' Gazans fire into the air and chant victory slogans.
Israel Announces Ceasefire, Hamas Keeps FiringCeasefire brokered by Egypt, U.S., went into force at 9:00 p.m. but Hamas keeps on firing rockets. Barak said this is to be expected.