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Submitted by Motke (Israel), Jul 15, 2014 at 06:33

Yesterday I watched your debate. I remember you said at its end that Israel would stop its responses if Hamas stopped its firing. Turns out you were right about the first part:

Ynet reports: "Israel's cabinet had agreed to a ceasefire. Israel has unilaterally stopped its fire."

It's Tuesday noon now, 13:30 Israel time (GMT: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:30). I'm now hearing the *third* siren alert today. I'm in Rehovot. Hamas has increased its rocket attacks. For the first time sirens have been heard in Yokne'am and the Carmel (that's the north of Israel).

CNN says "Hamas rejects the ceasefire as 'joke'".

A newsflash on ynet says: 'The police commander of the south said, regarding the ceasefire, that "there's no calm; the facts on the ground are otherwise; on the contrary - there's increase in the firing [of the rockets]"'.

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