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January 17, 2009 6:20 PM

Israel declares Gaza cease-fire but Hamas may not

Israel declared a unilateral halt Sunday to its three-week-old military campaign in the Gaza Strip, but prospects for renewed calm were cast in doubt by Hamas leaders, who vowed to keep fighting. Israel gave no timeline for withdrawing its soldiers and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said said they would remain in Gaza until the situation stabilized.

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