Hamas encourages cease-fire, beefs up forces on border

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 13, 2011 17:40

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Hamas on Thursday ordered its security commanders to enforce a cease-fire with Israel and beefed up its forces near the border to help maintain the calm.

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh issued the order following a surge in violence between Palestinian terrorists and the IDF in recent weeks.

Hamas has largely respected an informal cease-fire since Operation Cast Lead, however other terrorist organizations have carried out sporadic attacks.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 20, 2018
Singaporean company director charged for supplying luxury goods to N.Korea

By REUTERS