alqassam brigads traning after one day truce between Israel and
Palestinian gunmen from Alqassam Brigads training after one day of a cease fire, near the border with Israel, middle of Gaza strip in alburage refugee camp , Satruday, June 20, 2008. Guns went quiet as a six-month truce between Israel and Gaza Strip militants took effect early Thursday, marred only by widespread skepticism about its ability to hold. The cease-fire, which Egypt labored for months to conclude, aims to bring an end to a year of fighting that has killed seven Israelis and more than 400 Palestinians many of them civilians since the Islamic militant group Hamas wrested control of Gaza a year ago
. "photo by Thair Alhassany"