Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal

Egypt has announced a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas that is set to begin at 7pm UK time. The announcement was made by the Egyptian foreign minister in Cairo alongside US Secretary if State Hillary Clinton.

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Gaza attacks continue after ceasefire talks

A series of explosions lit up the night sky in Gaza as Israel continued its bombardment of the area.

The latest explosions came as a diplomatic push to end the crisis gained momentum, with Egypt's president predicting that air strikes would soon end.

As international diplomats worked to cement a deal, a senior Hamas official said an agreement was close even as attacks between the two sides continued.

Number of casualties and attacks in Gaza crisis

  • 130 Palestinians, both militants and civilians, have been killed in Gaza.
  • Four Israeli civilians and one soldier have been killed while dozens more were injured by Palestinian rockets.
  • Gaza militants have fired over 1,400 rockets at southern Israel.
  • 810 of those rockets exploded inside Israel.
  • The Iron Dome missile defence system has intercepted about 400 rockets, Israel claim.
  • The military says it has hit more than 1,550 military targets in Gaza.

Numbers from the Associated Press.

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