Report: Egyptian President speaks to Obama on Israel conflict

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said he has spoken to US President Barack Obama to find ways to stop the "aggression" and reach peace in the Middle East, according to Reuters.

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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.