Hamas, Israel Agree to Stop Cross-Border Bombing

Qatar mediated a deal between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip to bring an end to the latest weeks long exchange of cross-border bombing. Israel has been bombing Gaza almost daily since August 6, in response to airborne incendiary devices launched from Gaza and rocket fire. The office of Yahya Sinwar, Hamas’ leader in Gaza, said that after talks with Qatari envoy Mohammed al-Emadi, “an understanding was reached to rein in the latest escalation and end aggression against our people.” Reported by The Guardian. Read more…