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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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  1. John Ray

Ground war in Gaza would be high-risk for Israel

Tonight in Gaza, all around me we have heard the roar of Palestinian rockets and explosions from Israeli airstrikes.

Today we had a ceasefire that never was and an Egyptian peace plan that might never be.

No one knows how this will end, but everybody knows that a ground war in Gaza would be bloody, and for Israel, a high-risk strategy.

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