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UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

Associated Press
Published: 07.28.14, 07:49 / Israel News

 

UNITED NATIONS - The UN Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between

Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning.

 

The council met as Muslims started celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The pressure for a cease-fire followed new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas on Sunday despite going back and forth over proposals for another temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting.

 

A 12-hour lull Saturday, agreed to by both sides following intense US and United Nations mediation efforts, could not be sustained.

 

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