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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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Talk of possible ceasefire in Gaza

There was more hopeful talk of a possible ceasefire in Gaza tonight but there has been little sign of a let up in the violence.

Egypt's President Mursi spoke of "indications" that there might be a ceasefire.

But there are reports of more deaths in Gaza.

Earlier more than 30 people in a refugee camp were hurt and Hamas headquarters were demolished in Israeli air strikes.

Our Middle East Correspondent John Ray reports from Gaza.

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