Twitter is buzzing with conflicting reports of a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas. CNN and other outlets were initially reporting that Israel and Hamas had reached a tentative agreement, brokered by Egypt, that was scheduled to go into effect tonight. The reports were supposedly based on remarks from Hamas and Islamic Jihad as well as Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi:

Israel denies the reports:

And evidently is insisting on 24 hours of peace before considering an agreement:

Regardless of whether or not a ceasefire agreement will be reached, Israel supporters are skeptical of its effectiveness:

Their suspicions are well founded:

Hamas supporters will not rest until Israel is obliterated.

So, what will it take in order to achieve a true ceasefire?


Twitchy will continue to monitor this developing story and bring you updates.



Israel has apparently rejected a ceasefire agreement:



An agreement has apparently been reached.



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