After eight days of violence along Israel's border with Gaza and nearly 150 deaths, a cease-fire was declared Wednesday between Israel and Hamas. The truce is holding so far but many are wondering how long it could last.
Daniel Levy, Former Advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and current member of the European Council on Foreign Relations as the Director of its Middle East and North Africa Program, explains why he thinks this cease-fire will last on “Early Start” this morning.
CNN's Arwa Damon reports on celebrating in streets of Gaza City after a cease-fire with Israel takes effect.
Meridian International Center's Amb. Stuart Holliday on how Tel Aviv bus explosion could affect Israel-Gaza ceasefire talks.
CNN's Ben Wedeman on how a bus explosion in Tel Aviv could affect cease-fire talks in the Israel-Gaza conflict.
CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on early details after an explosion injures at least 10 on a bus in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Saban Center's Dan Arbell explains why a bus explosion in Tel Aviv injuring at least 10 people could lead to a breakdown in cease-fire talks in the Israel-Gaza crisis.
Warplanes, rockets and drones have been criss-crossing the sky over Gaza for days in the rising conflict with Israel. CNNMoney’s Laurie Segall explored the technology behind them when she visited one of Israel’s largest defense manufacturers and for an exclusive look at one of the country's most valuable resources.
Tensions in the Middle East are building as Israeli troops stand at the ready near the Gaza border. Rocket attacks from Hamas and airstrikes from Israel are ravaging the area and the threat of a ground war still remains.
CNN’s Chris Lawrence explores what an Israeli ground offensive in Gaza would look like.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is headed to the region in an attempt to help resolve the incessant violence.
Clinton left Cambodia late Tuesday for a trip to Israel, Ramallah and Egypt.
"She'll meet with regional leaders, beginning with our Israeli partners, to consult on the situation in Gaza," Deputy National Security Director Ben Rhodes said. Rhodes said Clinton will not be meeting with Hamas leaders but rather the Palestinian authority.
He said the visits will support the "de-escalation of the violence and a durable outcome that ends the rocket attacks on Israeli cities and restores broader calm in the region."
This morning on "Early Start," CNN's Jessica Yellin reports on the goal of Clinton's trip to Middle East.
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