Egypt proposes 5-year ceasefire between Hamas and Israel - report
[Jpost] Sources in the Arabic media claim efforts are being made to persuade Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, and the PIJ to accept a long-term ceasefire proposal that is planned last for five years.
A hudna may last no longer than ten years, but war must be resumed as soon as the Lions of Islam are rested and re-equipped, and therefore able to fight effectively.
Senior officials from the al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's military wing, and the Islamic Jihad
...created after many members of the Egyptian Moslem Brotherhood decided the organization was becoming too moderate. Operations were conducted out of Egypt until 1981 when the group was exiled after the assassination of President Anwar Sadat. They worked out of Gaza until they were exiled to Lebanon in 1987, where they clove tightly to Hezbollah. In 1989 they moved to Damascus, where they remain a subsidiary of Hezbollah...
, are taking part in Egypt's strategic talks, which included offers of a five-year ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, Paleostinian newspaper al-Quds reported on Wednesday.

Sources in the Arabic media said that military officials were part of a Hamas and Islamic Jihad delegation that took part in a meeting in Cairo yesterday to discuss new coordination plans following the latest round of fighting.

According to those same sources, efforts are being made to persuade the parties to accept a long-term ceasefire proposal that will last for five years. The sources pointed to international pressure exerted on the heads of the organizations to restore stability and reach a deal.

A source close to Hamas noted that the organization had not been updated on the "artificial island" project by mediators. However,
a person who gets all wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package...
he did not deny that proposals were made regarding infrastructure-related projects in the Strip.

In late October, the London-based al-Arab al-Jadeed newspaper reported on the understandings that allowed the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Islamic Jihad, after four hours of negotiations. The Islamic Jihad leadership agreed to the final version in which Egypt offered that Israel agree to three demands - halting live fire towards young people participating in the march of return, halting liquidations and assassinations and receiving a commitment from Israel to end the blockade and uphold the terms of the ceasefire.

Posted by: trailing wife 2019-12-05