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Breaking news: Gaza truce deal agreed, says senior Hamas official

Report out of the middle east have revealed that Israel and Gaza may have agreed to a truce, according to an AFP  report quoting senior Hamas officials.

According to Egyptian foreign minister, the ceasefire  will take effect from 1900 GMT.
 Israel agrees to give Egyptian truce ‘a chance’- statement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday agreed to “give a chance” to an Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire to end a week of bloodshed in and around Gaza, a statement from his office said.

“A short while ago Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with (US) President Barack Obama and agreed to his recommendation to give a chance to an Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire and thereby give an opportunity for the stabilisation of the situation and a calming of it,” it said.


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