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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.

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Iran: Israel's offensive in Gaza is 'organised terrorism'

Iran said Israel's offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip amounts to "organised terrorism".

Iran considers the criminal act of Israeli military forces in killing civilians as organised terrorism and strongly condemns it.

– Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast

The spokesman criticised what he called "the silence of international organisations claiming to defend human rights," following the strikes.

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