Clashes in Syria despite ceasefire

Is the ceasefire over?AFP, 9/16/2016, 1:06 PM

Fragile truce in Syria extended by 48 hours

The fragile truce in Syria has been extended for 48 hours under an agreement between Moscow and WashingtonArutz Sheva staff, 9/15/2016, 12:53 PM

Syria: Israel is trying to sabotage ceasefire

According to a representative of the Syrian army, Israel is trying to upset the fragile ceasefire.Yonatan Roberts, 9/14/2016, 10:35 PM

UN envoy lauds significant drop in Syria violence

UN's Syria envoy applauds a fall in violence through the first 24 hours of ceasefire, but says aid convoys have not yet deployed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 5:44 AM

'Last chance' ceasefire in Syria takes effect

U.S.- and Russia-brokered ceasefire takes effect amid skepticism over how long it will hold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 2:12 AM

Opposition seeks 'guarantees' before signing on to Syria truce

Just hours before new ceasefire negotiated between US and Russian Federation is to start, rebel parties demand clarification.Yonatan Roberts, 9/12/2016, 7:46 PM

Hardline Syrian rebel group rejects truce

Islamist Ahrar al-Sham rejects truce in Syria brokered by the U.S. and Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 4:44 AM

Israeli Ambassador credits Clinton with Gaza ceasefire

Israel's Ambassador to the U.S. credits Democratic nominee with the leading role in achieving a ceasefire after Operation Pillar of Defense.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2016, 5:14 AM

Syria extends ceasefire for another 72 hours

Syrian army announces it would extend a nationwide ceasefire. Attempts to implement previous ceasefires have failed.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2016, 2:13 AM

Syrian army declares temporary ceasefire for Eid holiday

Syrian army announces 72-hour ceasefire across the country, which apparently excludes jihadist groups such as ISIS and Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 12:12 AM

Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo

Russia says a 48-hour ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo will try to help stabilize it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 4:14 AM

Syrian army agrees to truce in Aleppo

Under pressure from Russia and the United States, Syrian army agrees to two-day truce in the war-ravaged city of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 3:42 AM

UN chief appeals for re-launch of Syria ceasefire

Ban Ki-moon urges Russia and the United States to put Syria's ceasefire back on track.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2016, 4:14 AM

The end of the Syrian ceasefire

Monitor assesses that escalating bombings mean the truce in place since last February has effectively collapsed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2016, 8:21 PM

Yemen ceasefire takes effect

UN-brokered ceasefire between government and Shiite Houthi rebels takes effect.Ben Ariel, 4/11/2016, 4:43 AM

Yemen's government, rebels agree to a ceasefire

Yemen's internationally recognized government and the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels agree to begin a ceasefire for a week or two.Ben Ariel, 3/21/2016, 4:16 AM

Assad: We'll do our part to ensure ceasefire succeeds

Syrian President pledges to do his part to guarantee the success of shaky ceasefire, says it brings hope to the war-torn country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 5:44 AM

Al-Nusra Front leader urges rejection of ceasefire

Mohammad al-Jolani, head of Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, says ceasefire is shameful and should be rejected.Arutz Sheva North America, 2/26/2016, 10:58 PM

Obama: We'll be relentless in going after ISIS

President Obama says Syria ceasefire will not affect the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2016, 2:44 AM

Syrian opposition agrees to observe ceasefire for two weeks

Syria's main opposition grouping says it will respect the provisional ceasefire to determine the commitment of the other side.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 12:16 AM

Kerry claims he has a 'Plan B' for Syria

Kerry warns he has a backup plan if Assad and Russia aren't serious about political transition - could he mean a military escalation?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 9:08 PM

War-weary Syrians say ceasefire will fail

Resigned to the lethal civil war, Syrians call US-Russian ceasefire initiative 'a new way to numb the Syrian people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 6:23 PM

End of Syrian civil war? Assad accepts ceasefire

Syrian agrees to ceasefire agreement which excludes ISIS. Is this the end of the civil war, or just the eye of the storm?David Rosenberg, 2/23/2016, 12:07 PM

Syria's opposition places conditions on acceptance of ceasefire

Syria's main opposition says it will accept a ceasefire if certain conditions are met.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 3:12 AM

Obama and Putin discuss Syria ceasefire

White House announces presidential phone call ahead of ceasefire 'moment of opportunity,' admits it will be 'difficult to implement.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 10:57 PM

Ya'alon doubts new Syrian ceasefire will hold

Defense Minister skeptical as deal doesn't involve ISIS or Nusra and Russia will strike both, says Israeli strikes in Syria are accepted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 10:36 PM

US, Russia announce Syrian ceasefire - again

After last agreement tanked on Friday, and in wake of most lethal bombing of the war, new ceasefire announced to UN's rejoicing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 8:33 PM

World powers agree on Syria ceasefire plan

New Syrian peace will introduce gradual cessation of hostilities and delivery of humanitarian aid.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2016, 2:42 AM

Syria: Six-Month Truce Reached in Zabadani

Agreement reached between warring parties in Syria for a six-month truce in rebel-held town.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2015, 1:13 AM

Senior Hamas Official Denies Talks with Israel

Moussa Abu Marzouk denies that Hamas is seeking to establish a separate state in Gaza in return for a long-term truce with Israel.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2015, 4:45 AM

Two-Day Ceasefire Agreed Upon in Three Syrian Towns

For the second time in two weeks, warring sides agree to a 48-hour ceasefire in the town of Zabadani and two Shiite villages in Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 2:45 AM

Syria Rebels, Pro-Regime Forces Agree on 48-Hour Truce

Islamist groups and pro-regime forces agree on a ceasefire in flashpoint towns in northwest Syria and along the border with Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2015, 2:15 AM

In Secret Talks with PA, Israel Denies it's Talking to Hamas

Israeli officials attempt to placate Abbas over reports of secret negotiations with Gaza. Hamas blames Israel for lack of agreement.Tova Dvorin, 8/5/2015, 4:28 PM

Fighting in Yemen Continues Despite Ceasefire

Shelling reported in southern Yemen as truce between rebels and Saudi-backed pro-government forces comes into force.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2015, 3:43 AM

Temporary Ceasefire in Yemen to Begin Friday

Yemen's warring factions agree to a temporary humanitarian ceasefire from Friday night until the end of Ramadan.Ben Ariel, 7/10/2015, 5:43 AM

Islamic Jihad Threatens to End Gaza Ceasefire

Islamic Jihad announces that if its terror leader Khader Adnan dies in his hunger-strike, it will call off truce and attack Israel.Dalit Halevy, 6/27/2015, 10:02 PM

Hamas Denies Secret Talks with Israel

Senior member of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine says Hamas is now denying contacts with Israel on a long-term truce.Ben Ariel, 6/18/2015, 5:44 AM

Truce or Rearming? Hamas Doesn't Want Long-term Ceasefire

Hamas official tasked with int'l relations says terror group wants seaport, is studying ceasefire document submitted by Tony Blair.Dalit Halevy, 6/17/2015, 8:52 AM

Hamas Divulges It's Holding Secret Talks With Israel

Hamas sources reveal indirect talks via UN and European parliament to extend ceasefire, confirming Arab media reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2015, 9:19 PM

Report: Hamas Considering 5-Year Ceasefire

Hamas officials travel to Qatar to work out final details of ceasefire offer under alleged UN supervision; Israel expected to agree.Tova Dvorin, 6/16/2015, 10:45 AM

Humanitarian Ceasefire Begins in Yemen

Five-day humanitarian truce between Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels takes effect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2015, 2:15 AM

Houthis Agree to Five-Day Humanitarian Ceasefire

Houthi rebels agree to five-day humanitarian ceasefire proposed by Saudi Arabia, warn they will respond to any violations.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2015, 2:14 AM

Signs of Ceasefire Deal? Hamas Obligates to Maintain Truce

Days after leaked documents on five-year-ceasefire deal, Hamas official talks truces, slams PA for 'stealing' Gaza aid money.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 3/13/2015, 2:24 PM

Exposé: Hamas, West and Israel in Talks for 5-Year Ceasefire

Leaked documents reveal total lifting of restrictions on Gaza in exchange for ceasefire, reconciliation with Fatah for 'Palestinian state.'Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2015, 6:30 PM

Israel Allows Gazans to Pray at Al-Aqsa

185 Palestinian Arabs from Gaza allowed by Israeli authorities to travel to Jerusalem for Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/16/2015, 10:51 PM

Haniyeh: Hamas is Committed to Gaza Ceasefire

Hamas leader says his group remains committed to the agreements reached at the end of Operation Protective Edge.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/26/2014, 8:57 PM

Palestinian Factions Call for Resumption of Ceasefire Talks

Palestinian Arab factions, meeting in Gaza, call on Egypt to resume its status as broker in the negotiations to maintain a Gaza ceasefire.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2014, 1:14 AM

Gaza Deploying Security Forces Along Border Following Gunfire

Gaza's Interior Ministry deploying security forces along the border in order to prevent Palestinian Arabs from crossing into Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2014, 5:12 AM

Hamas: We're Committed to the Truce, Israel Violated It

Senior Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouk says the group is committed to the ceasefire, claims Israel 'has repeatedly violated the agreement'.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2014, 2:03 AM

Hamas Official: Ceasefire Talks to Resume This Month

Senior member of Hamas says talks between Israel and the Palestinian Arab factions on cementing ceasefire agreement will resume in Cairo.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/15/2014, 11:40 PM

Date Set for Resumption of Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Talks

Talks in Cairo set to restart in just over a month, as Hamas and Fatah attempt to repair their own strained relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2014, 7:15 PM

Israel to Send Delegation to Cairo for Ceasefire Talks

Diplomats rush to cement deal before the High Holidays, but Israeli officials say the chances of progress are slim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2014, 1:28 PM

Cairo Truce Talks to Resume Wednesday

Thorny issues of sea and airport, terrorist swap and disarmament will be raised, despite terror tunnel digging reports and mortar breach.Ari Yashar, 9/20/2014, 11:23 PM

Hamas: End the Blockade or There Will be Another War

Hamas deputy leader says the group does not want another war with Israel, but says fighting is inevitable if blockade on Gaza isn't lifted.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2014, 12:15 AM

Hamas: Ceasefire Talks Will Restart Within a Week

Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouq says indirect ceasefire negotiations will restart by September 24.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2014, 2:13 AM

Under Pressure, Hamas Would Consider Direct Talks With Israel

Exiled dept. leader Musa Abu-Marzouk says terror group willing to 'break taboo' on talking to Israel, as embattled Islamists need results.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2014, 2:44 PM

Last Israeli Injured in Gaza War 'Out of Danger'

Gadi Yarkoni, the last Israeli to be injured in Operation Protective Edge, is on his way to recovery after sustaining serious wounds.Yaakov Levi, 9/11/2014, 9:55 AM