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Hopes for Gaza peace immediately dashed

Updated: 2012-11-17 08:08
By Agencies in Gaza City, Palestinian Territories and Brussels ( China Daily)

Hopes for Gaza peace immediately dashed

A member of the Hamas security forces gestures while standing in rubble after an Israeli airstrike on the building housing Hamas' ministry of the interior in Gaza City on Thursday. Mohammed Salem / Reuters

Egypt opened a tiny window to emergency peace diplomacy in Gaza on Friday, but hopes for even a brief ceasefire while its prime minister was inside the bombarded enclave to talk to leaders of the Islamist Hamas movement were immediately dashed.

Hopes for Gaza peace immediately dashed

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