Fires rage in Gaza as airstikes in the region continue

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a factory, which according to Palestinians was hit by an Israeli air strike in Gaza. Credit: REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot
Smoke rises from a factory fire after airstrikes in Gaza. Credit: REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

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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.