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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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Israeli troops braced for Gaza attack

Israeli aircraft attacked the headquarters of Hamas government buildings in Gaza today, including Prime Minister Ismali Haniya's office, after Israel's Cabinet approved a plan for the army to put 75,000 reserve troops on standby.

Explosions and smoke are seen after Israeli strikes in Gaza City. Credit: Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Officials in Gaza say that at least 38 Palestinians and three Israelis have died since Israel killed Hamas's military chief on Wednesday.

Rocket fire from Gaza into Israel continued into the early hours of Saturday morning.

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