Egypt Muslim Brotherhood condemns killing of Ahmed Al-Jaabari

The Egypt Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party, have issued a statement condemning the killing of Ahmed Al-Jaabari, saying:

The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) strongly condemns the assassination by Israeli occupation forces of Qassam commander Ahmed Jaabari, a crime which should see a fast Arab and international response to stop a wave of similarly bloody massacres against the Palestinian people besieged in the Gaza Strip, and which are being used by the Israeli government for leverage in political conflicts raging within Israel.

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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.