Southern students gradually return to routine

IDF approves renewed studies in South except Gaza, Ashkelon coastal areas. In some communities, school will resume at 9am and some at 10am.Mordechai Sones, 11/14/2019, 8:11 AM

Israel and Hamas agree to six-month ceasefire

Israel prepared to expand fishing zone, promote UN-initiated deal, transfer medicines and humanitarian aid, open negotiations.Mordechai Sones, 5/20/2019, 8:27 PM

'The war in the south has not really ended'

Tamar Yonah speaks with the mother of 7 children, who lives under constant rocket fire.Israel News Talk Radio, 5/7/2019, 7:27 PM

Hamas claims: Cease-fire has taken effect

Gaza says at 22:00 cease-fire came into force after escalation on border including Israeli attacks, rocket fire at southern communities.Mordechai Sones, 3/25/2019, 10:29 PM

Heroism is our only option

Israel's fight is indeed a long and ugly war, both on the ground and in terms of propaganda. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 11/14/2018, 10:37 PM

US-Russia ceasefire could leave Iran forces 3 miles from Israel

Newest cease-fire agreement in Syria would allow Iranian-backed militias to keep positions close to border with Israel.JTA, 11/13/2017, 4:40 PM

UN deputy says peace talks in Syria could resume in 'weeks'

After the breakdown of the Syrian ceasefire this week, UN envoy said he hopes peace talks could resume in coming weeks.Yoel Domb, 9/22/2016, 4:27 PM

Gaza Belt Leaders See Ceasefire as Surrender

'We wanted to see Hamas defeated and begging for its life; instead we see Israel running to the negotiating table'.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 8/27/2014, 8:50 AM

In Sderot, Netanyahu Urges Steadfastness

'The Eternal People do not fear a long road,' says Prime Minister, as ceasefire draws to a close.Gil Ronen, 8/18/2014, 5:16 PM

Israel, Terrorists in Day 2 of 'Grueling' Talks

72-hour cease fire is due to end Wednesday night. Israel offered to ease restrictions at 2 of 6 border crossings.AFP, Gil Ronen, 8/12/2014, 1:31 PM

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.'AFP, 8/10/2014, 9:44 PM

Rockets Strike 2 Hours After Unilateral Ceasefire Begins

Rockets hit Ashkelon area, just two hours after Israel declares unilateral ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2014, 12:33 PM

PA Factions to Meet With Egyptians Sunday Night

Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and the PA are ready to present Hamas' cease-fire demands to Egypt.Yaakov Levi, 8/3/2014, 5:36 PM

Hamas Delegation Arrives in Cairo for Ceasefire Talks

Israel rejects new negotiations, noting Hamas has broken five ceasefire deals in 27 days; Egypt pushes truce for 'real peace.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2014, 12:29 PM

UN Security Council Calls for Immediate Gaza Ceasefire

Palestinians disappointed with decision, say it fell short of a formal resolution demanding that Israel withdraw its forcesAFP, 7/28/2014, 8:01 AM

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.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/27/2014, 1:38 PM

PA Joins International Effort for Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

Mahmoud Abbas to travel to Turkey Friday to push a ceasefire on Hamas; analysts say Egypt looks to PA to push Hamas into deal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2014, 2:03 PM

A Gaza Ceasefire Now Would Be a Strategic Miss

If 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. David M. Weinberg, 7/17/2014, 12:13 AM

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.Tova Dvorin, 7/15/2014, 4:31 PM

When a Ceasefire is not a Ceasefire

Advice 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”. David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency, 7/15/2014, 2:21 PM

MKs Split Over Cease-Fire with Hamas

Truce highlights deeply divided views on Israel and Hamas; leftist MKs insist the truce should mark the resumption of peace talks.Tova Dvorin, 7/15/2014, 10:25 AM

Security Cabinet Agrees to Cease-Fire with Hamas

IAF to stop striking Gaza at 9:00 am - despite Hamas's refusal to adhere to the terms and conditions.Tova Dvorin, 7/15/2014, 9:41 AM

Minister Warns: Cease-Fire to Put Political Pressure on Israel

Cease-fire would hurt Israel more than help, according to Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz - and is both a security and political risk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2014, 8:34 AM

Report: Hamas, Not Israel, Rejected Cease-Fire

Sources say Hamas offered 40-hour ceasefire last week, but rejected it; Cairo working quietly for ceasefire despite contrary reports.Tova Dvorin, 7/13/2014, 12:20 PM

Former Intelligence Chief Predicts Gaza Operation

Amos Yadlin insists a small-scale assault on Hamas in Israel's future, rejects claims that Israel lacks deterrence.Orly Harari and Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2014, 9:56 PM

Report: Egypt Brokering Ceasefire Between Israel, Hamas

Ceasefire 'not ready', Hamas official says, despite telling BBC that it would be ready 'within hours' earlier Friday. Is an assault ahead?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2014, 1:52 PM

Iran Involved in Syrian Ceasefire Talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif involved in Syria ceasefire talks, along with Lebanon, Iraq, and Russia.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 7:47 PM

Islamic Jihad Pokes First Cracks in Ceasefire

Islamic Jihad has placed Israel on warning it will break the ceasefire on missile attacks if its leader is banned from entering Gaza. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/10/2012, 8:53 AM

Gazans Crossing Fence 'into IDF Positions'

IDF soldiers describe dangerous anarchy on border fence as result of Pillar of Defense agreements.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2012, 2:56 PM

More Rioting on Gaza Border

IDF soldiers reportedly fired warning shots. Arabs: 3 wounded.Gil Ronen, 11/25/2012, 7:06 PM

Security Council Praises Ceasefire, Calls to Uphold It

UN praises the Gaza ceasefire, while world hails Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi for mediating the efforts.Elad Benari, 11/22/2012, 4:45 AM

IDF Spokesman: We Will Foil Terror but Not Initiate Strikes

IDF Spokesman Brigadier General Yoav Mordechai: Despite the ceasefire, we have a mandate to foil any terror attack on Israelis.Elad Benari, 11/22/2012, 4:14 AM

Terrorists Fire 20 Rockets Since Ceasefire Begins

Gaza’s terrorist rulers mark the ceasefire by firing 20 rockets in three hours at southern Israel.Elad Benari, 11/22/2012, 12:42 AM

Hamas Declares Victory, Gaza Celebrates

Mashaal: 'Israel has failed in all its goals.' Gazans fire into the air and chant victory slogans.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2012, 10:15 PM

Israel Announces Ceasefire, Hamas Keeps Firing

Ceasefire 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.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2012, 7:46 PM