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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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Pro-Palestinian protesters gather near Israeli embassy in London

Pro-Palestinian protesters gathered near the Israeli embassy in London today to protest against Israel's actions in Gaza.

With placards, flags and chants, the activists branded Israel a "terror state" and showed their solidarity with the people of the Palestinian enclave.

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators protest against Israel's actions in Gaza Credit: Max Nash/PA Wire

Some speakers also condemned the British Government's stance on the conflict in Gaza after Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Hamas regime in Gaza bore "principal responsibility" for the escalation of violence.

Police watch Pro-Palestinian demonstrators outside the Israeli Embass Credit: Max Nash/PA Wire

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