It's in everyone's interest that a diplomatic resolution be in effect for a cease-fire and to prevent further bloodshe on both sides. It's interesting that Hamas's leader Khaled Meshal comments on the Israeli elections and the possible effect in the outcome with PM Netanyahu's losing....doesn't sound like someone not following the Israeli election process or even someone interested in erradicating the State of Israel to me. Does it? What's it to him who Israelis vote for if Israel is an illegitimate state? Guess it's not after all.
Israeli PM to Palestinian President Abbas: We must fight terror together (Haaretz)
from the article: LIVE BLOG: Day 6 of Israel-Gaza conflict 2012