Israel rejects Hamas's offer of cease-fire

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 21, 2007 10:43

Israel rejected on Friday Hamas's recent offer of a cease-fire, Israel Radio reported. On Thursday, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh met with representatives of the Islamic Jihad and the Popular Resistance Committees in Gaza and asked them to stop firing rockets and mortars at Israel. The groups expressed willingness to assent, but said they wanted to wait for Israel's response to the proposed cease-fire.


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