News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation June 24- July 1, 2008

Issued on: 02/07/2008 Type: Article

The lull arrangement (which went into effect on June 19) remains in force despite sporadic rocket and mortar shell fire from the Gaza Strip. Fatah and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for two of the attacks. This week a majority vote in the Israeli government authorized the prisoner exchange deal with Hezbollah, two years after the second Lebanon war.

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