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Endless conflict between Israel and Palestine

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They seemed to approach a reconciliation but the resurgence of fighting again separates the parties and freezes the possibility of a peace agreement between Palestinians and Israelis renewed pain and death in the war zone

The current escalation of violence between Israel and Hamas broke out following the abduction and murder of three young Israelis in the West Bank, Gilad Shaar (16 years), Naftali Fraenkel (16) and Eyal Yifrah (19), students of Jewish religious schools that had disappeared on the 12th of June when were hitchhiking near a block of colonies located between the Palestinian cities of Bethlehem and Hebron.

The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, said the terrorist group Hamas was responsible and debian "pay" for it. In retaliation, a Palestinian teenager was burned alive. Mohamed Abu Jdeir, 16, was kidnapped by Israeli right-wing and his charred body found in a forest.

Riots broke out in the West Bank and Arab-Israeli cities immediately, but the escalating violence seems endless from either side. As in 2008, after a ceasefire that lasted only 6 months, the exchange of ammunition intensified once again leaving hundreds dead. The December 27, 2008 Israel launched Operation Cast Lead in retaliation to continued rocket attacks by Hamas into southern Israel. More than 200 Palestinians were killed on the first day. This premier Netanyahu Thursday gave the green light to a new ground incursion into the Gaza Strip in response to air strikes by Hamas, according to Ashraf al Qedra, spokesman for Gaza's emergency, now totaling 59 dead among them are more than a dozen children. For his part, representative of the Givati ​​Brigade in charge of the raid, Gen. Moti Almoz, announced the discovery and destruction of 22 tunnels in Gaza territory that aimed commands terrorist infiltration into Israeli territory. Military sources claim that the advance planning as planned and continue to search for new "mouths of attack" that could be used in the clash.

The end of the armed conflict seems distant. Since 1967, after the battle known as the "Six Day War", Israel became the control of the Golan Altos he held until 2000 and five years later when official the demilitarization of the Gaza Strip. But hostilities have a much more complex and historically: Hamas is a Palestinian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood Islamist group since its founding in 1987 Hamas fighting Israeli state, particularly using terrorist methods as suicide bombings, lately exchanged by rockets and mortars . If we consider the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Hamas is not the only attacking Israel from Gaza, however, deemed responsible for all attacks from the territory.

Since 1994, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, already separated geographically, politically well separated due to the conflict between the military and political organizations. Fatah and Hamas, following the Hamas victory in the municipal elections of 2005 While the West Bank is governed by the Palestinian National Authority (since 2013 called itself as the State of Palestine), led by Mahmoud Abbas, a member of the more moderate Fatah; Gaza is controlled since 2007 by Islamist radicals of Hamas, considered a terrorist organization by the U.S. and the EU. Hamas seized power in the Gaza Strip imposed at the polls. When both groups seemed to approach a reconciliation recrudescence of hostilities once again separated the parties and freezes the possibility of a peace agreement between Palestinians and Israelis renewed pain and death in the oldest part of the present century war.
traslation: Belén Zapata