operation defensive edge

MK Nachman Shai
MK Nachman Shai to European MPs: Israel must have the right to defend itself

Labor MK writes to president of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, explaining Israeli restraint prior to op was met with rocket fire.

Ashdod
Ashdod residents speak to 'Post' of living under rocket fire

Rocket strikes Ashdod just two hours after proposed cease-fire scheduled to start.

Avigdor Liberman
Liberman: Israel must 'go all the way' in Gaza

FM says Operation Protective Edge should end with IDF controlling all of Gaza; says ceasefire only allows Hamas to make more rockets.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
15/07/2014
Dror Chanin
First Israeli death of Gaza operation as mortar shell kills man at Erez Crossing

Dror Chanin, 37, killed at Erez crossing; rockets rain down on Israel setting off sirens in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh after Hamas rejects ceasefire.

IDF
Israel accepts Egyptian ceasefire initiative to stop Gaza hostilities

Jerusalem believes by accepting deal it will get int'l legitimacy if Hamas continues rocket fire.

15/07/2014
gaza
Rockets land in Eilat

Three people lightly injured from glass shards after rocket lands in building parking lot; 17 people treated for shock.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
15/07/2014
Gaza
Netanyahu expected to recommend acceptance of Egyptian ceasefire proposal

Security cabinet to meet at 7 a.m; Egyptian initiative calls for end of all "hostilities" from both sides, meeting in Cairo within 48 hours after quiet restored.

Lebanon rocket
Rocket from Lebanon lands near border in norther Israel

IDF returns fire at source of 4th projectile fired from Lebanon in the past week; rocket sirens continue to sound in South.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
14/07/2014
Gaza
Egypt proposes Israel-Gaza ceasefire for Tuesday morning

Initiative calls for end of all "hostilities" from both sides, meeting in Cairo within 48 hours after quiet restored; Kerry expected to visit Egyptian capital; security cabinet to meet Tuesday to discuss truce proposal.

Gaza
PA official: Hamas desperate for ceasefire

Islamic Jihad leader says group would agree to truce with Israel if "aggression" on Gaza stops, border crossings reopened; official in Ramallah says Hamas has appeal to Qatar, Egypt and Turkey to help reach deal.

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