Sundown: Ceasefire Declared, Meaning Unclear
Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved
In a bizarre and wide-ranging interview with CNN, Hamas political chief Khaled Meshaal denied that his group was responsible for the bus bombing in Tel Aviv. [CNN]
The terms of the ceasefire require that Israel and Hamas cease hostilities and that Israel ease travel restrictions. The blockade of Gaza will not be lifted. [BBC]
A snap poll of (I imagine, very pessimistic) Israelis revealed that 70% of them oppose the ceasefire with Hamas. [Times of Israel]
For Jewcy, Jacob Silverman breaks new ground on the meaning of social media in the context of war and runs through a history of war spectatorship. [Jewcy]
An Iranian general admitted to helping Hamas fighters procure material and build long-range missiles that struck Israel through the week. [CBS]
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