Egypt condemns Gaza attacks

Egypt's Foreign Ministry condemned a series of Israeli strikes that killed a top Hamas commander in the Gaza Strip and urged the state to end them immediately.

Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr condemned the series of air strikes that Israel is currently conducting against Gaza Strip and which led to the killing of Ahmed Al-Jaabari. He called on Israel to stop its strikes on Gaza Strip immediately.

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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.