Gaza Cleric Calls Violation of Israel Truce Sinful

An Islamic cleric in the Gaza Strip, respected by conservative Salafists and Hamas, declared that the ceasefire between Israel and the Gaza Strip must be maintained, reports the Associated Press. “Honoring the truce, which was sponsored by our Egyptian brethren, is the duty of each and every one of us. Violating it shall constitute a sin,” Suleiman al-Daya wrote in a fatwa.¬†Hamas has also reaffirmed that it is committed to the ceasefire.¬†

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