Hamas solved its conundrum by turning to Egypt to negotiate a truce, wrote Yedioth and Haaretz.
The last soldier died only seconds before the truce as officers continued to waste “inferior” lives till the last gasp.
Overcome by their desire for a truce, accepted a tool of war as a symbol of peace.
Such contacts often took place at what is known as the “truce village” on the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas.
If there is no truce, how can Israel claim any kind of victory—or at least prevent Hamas from claiming the same?
On the 3d of September, a British armed brig anchored near the buccaneers' retreat, and sent a flag of truce ashore.
Then a truce for to-day; to-morrow, with your good leave, I enter the lists.
The truce of mourning—you were quite safe so long as it lasted; Moore and I made sure of that.
Michelant considers the truce in question to be that of the year 1340.
The next summer the truce for a year ended, after lasting until the Pythian games.
early 13c., triws, variant of trewes, originally plural of trewe "faith, assurance of faith, covenant, treaty," from Old English treow "faith, treaty," from Proto-Germanic *trewwo (cf. Old Frisian triuwe, Middle Dutch trouwe, Dutch trouw, Old High German triuwa, German treue, Gothic triggwa "faith, faithfulness"). Related to Old English treowe "faithful" (see true).
The Germanic word was borrowed into Late Latin as tregua, hence French trève, Italian tregua. Trucial States, the pre-1971 name of the United Arab Emirates, is attested from 1891, in reference to the 1835 maritime truce between Britain and the Arab sheiks of Oman.