Hamas Fires Rockets to End Ceasefire

    A picture taken from the Israeli side shows an Israeli army Merkava tank positionned along the border in front of buildings in the Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014. The UN Security Council joined US President Barack Obama in calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel and Hamas ignored calls for a truce despite mounting civilian casualties.  AFP PHOTO/DAVID BUIMOVITCH        (Photo credit should read DAVID BUIMOVITCH/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Making good on its promise that it would resume attacks after the 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, Hamas fired several rockets into Israel early Friday morning, according to Israeli Defense Forces. Hamas had demanded that the Israel-imposed blockade on Gaza be lifted and that Gaza's borders be opened. Hamas also demanded that about 100 prisoners held by Israel be freed. Israel, in turn, insistsed that Hamas disarm itself, a notion which Hamas called “inconceivable.”

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