Israel prepares for war with huge reservists call-up

Israeli defence minister Ehud Barak has approved the call-up of 30,000 reservists and the expansion of the military campaign against Gaza. That's a war footing by any standards.

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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.