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Sundown: Ceasefire Declared, Meaning Unclear

Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton With Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi(AFP)

In a bizarre and wide-ranging interview with CNN, Hamas political chief Khaled Meshaal denied that his group was responsible for the bus bombing in Tel Aviv. [CNN]

The terms of the ceasefire require that Israel and Hamas cease hostilities and that Israel ease travel restrictions. The blockade of Gaza will not be lifted. [BBC]

A snap poll of (I imagine, very pessimistic) Israelis revealed that 70% of them oppose the ceasefire with Hamas. [Times of Israel]

For Jewcy, Jacob Silverman breaks new ground on the meaning of social media in the context of war and runs through a history of war spectatorship. [Jewcy]

An Iranian general admitted to helping Hamas fighters procure material and build long-range missiles that struck Israel through the week. [CBS]

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The blockade of Gaza has been a failure of many dimensions, it should end. A tunnel economy based on smuggled foods, goods and it’s taxation by Hamas has facilitated the smuggling of weapons in the tunnels maintained by that economy.

http://www.jewishjournal.com/demographic_duo/item/israeli_math_argues_for_an_end_to_gaza_blockade

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Sundown: Ceasefire Declared, Meaning Unclear

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