MIDEAST: An Uneasy Calm Descends

Mar 10, 2008 (IPS) — Israeli troops and tanks have left Gaza and are poised on the border of the coastal strip. Hamas militants have largely ceased bombarding southern Israel with their rockets. But few believe it is more than a temporary lull in the ongoing warfare between Israel and Hamas, which has controlled Gaza since violently routing the more moderate Fatah movement in June last year. Full Report