UN Security Council: 'The violence has to stop'

India who are currently head of the United Nations Security Council have said that, "the violence has to stop." UN Indian Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri told the press after a meeting that; "the parties need to exercise maximum restraint so that the situation does not deteriorate any further."

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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.