Air raid sirens wail in Tel Aviv

The news agency Reuters is reporting that air raid sirens are wailing in Tel Aviv, prompting fears of a rocket strike. Further reports state an explosion has also been heard.

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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.