GAZA, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Leaders of several Palestinian militant groups told Hamas rulers in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday they would cease rocket fire at
Israel in an effort to prevent any new Israeli offensive from being launched,
Two officials at a meeting convened by Hamas leaders told Reuters the
factions had responded to warnings from Egypt that Israel, angry at increasing
rocket attacks, may mount a campaign similar to one fought in 2009 that
devastated much of the coastal territory.
Factions agreed to recommit to the national understanding to stop rocket
firing, as long as Israel stops its air strikes and other attacks, one official