Egypt urge US to 'immediately intervene' in Israel crisis

Egypt's Foreign Minister has called on the United States to "immediately intervene" and end "Israeli aggression" towards the Gaza Strip, Reuters reports.

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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.