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  • n. Plural form of ceasefire.


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  • Although it offered Israel a number of longterm ceasefires and accepted the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, Hamas has repeatedly refused to officially recognise Israel, to renounce violent resistance, or accept some agreements previously made by the Palestinian Authority.

    The Truth about Palestinians Origin Part 5

  • It is sad that although Rev. Magee's actions may have helped contribute to the loyalists so called ceasefires they have continued to indulge in drug dealing, prostitution etc. and of course the sectarian murders of Thomas Devlin and Lisa Dorrian.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • So now we have two unilateral ceasefires, which is not exactly reassuring, since neither side is under compulsion to honor the other's.

    Waldo's Virginia Political Blogroll

  • James P.: Hamas "ceasefires", like the myriad "ceasefires" that were announced during the Lebanese civil war in the 1970's, are interludes during which Hamas wants some respite from Israeli attacks in order to recover and rebuild.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • It cannot rely upon the Hamas structure to control its own people to observe any ceasefires; it has no practical recourse to international law, as so many states are happy to allow Hamas and Hizbollah to break their own 'ceasefires' – there are useful idiots in the media who have the brass neck to talk of a ceasefire being intact even though Hamas is openly firing rockets.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The PKK has called for "ceasefires" on several occasions, and has just now declared that the present ceasefire, due to expire at the end of the month, will continue until the elections taking place next June.

    The Guardian World News

  • Israel must stop attacking immediately, but once we have another of those wonderfully one-sided 'ceasefires' in place Hamas can carry on firing rockets while they are 'persuaded' by 'Arab Countries' to stop.

    A Tangled Web

  • Eager to protect its people, Israeli officials have reached "ceasefires" with Hamas.


  • If there are some who feel that the LTTE has financially assisted certain groups of people it may not surprise us when voices arise calling for "ceasefires", using civilians as excuse to buy time & "peace talks" it is these last ditch attempts that should arouse our curiosity further & keep us alert to when the 47sq. km is finally liberated to see how many civilians there are.

    Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka (MOD)

  • ... as the 61 years of UN / Arab / Israeli "ceasefires" and "negotiation", and the endless

    A Western Heart


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