John Kerry arrives in Tel Aviv to broker cease-fire

July 23, 2014 9:38 AM

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John Kerry arrives in Tel Aviv to broker cease-fire

GAZA CITY – Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Mahmoud Abbas is backing Hamas' core conditions for a cease-fire, he announced Wednesday, in a bid to end more than two weeks of Israeli-Hamas hostilities that have left 644 Palestinians death and thousands injured.

"Gaza's demands of stopping the aggression and lifting the blockade in all its forms are the demands of the entire Palestinian people, and they represent the goal that the Palestinian leadership has dedicated all its power to achieve," senior PLO official Yasser Abed Rabbo said. "We are confident Ga...

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