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Hamas sets terms for ceasefire with Israel

Hamas publicly set its terms for a ceasefire with Israel, calling for an end to Israeli raids in Palestinian territory and a reopening of Gaza border crossings.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent, Gaza
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2008 06:32 PM IST

Hamas publicly set its terms on Wednesday for a ceasefire with Israel, calling for an end to Israeli raids in Palestinian territory and a reopening of Gaza border crossings.

Egypt has been trying to broker a truce that would also end Gaza rocket attacks against Israel by militants from Hamas and another Palestinian group, Islamic Jihad.

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