Israel, Hamas truce holds despite border violence

August 11, 2018


Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip, agreed on a truce on Thursday, an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war. Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border Friday, but aside from protests the calm reached after a deadly flare-up between the enclave's rulers Hamas and the Israeli army mainly held.


Get the full story on the ceasefire from CNN here. See our story on a projects bringing Palestinians and Israelis together to resolve politcal differences here.

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