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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Iron Dome launches interceptor rocket in Gaza

An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket in the southern city of Ashdod. Credit: REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israel's Iron Dome launcher has fired an interceptor rocket in the southern city of Ashdod. Reports suggest a pre-arranged truce for the arrival of the Egyptian Prime Minister was not adhered to.

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