Gaza attack operation called 'Pillar of Defence'

Avital Leibovich, the Israel Defence Force's (IDF) spokeswoman, revealed the name of the operation on Twitter:


Targets included underground tunnels used for launching various types of rockets,including Fajr5. #PillarOfDefense


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.