PA factions disagree to unilateral ceasefire

Palestinian factions told Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Thursady that they would not agree to a unilateral ceasefire with Israel. They added that the agreement would have to be a mutual one and include both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. On Wednesday night, Abbas met with PA Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh in an attempt to end the Kassam firing on Israel as well as the infighting between Hamas and Fatah.