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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Gaza hospitals overwhelmed with casualties

Gaza hospitals are being overrun with casualties from Israel's bombings and face critical shortages of drugs and medical supplies, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

Officials in Gaza said 43 Palestinians, nearly half of them civilians including eight children, had been killed since Israel began its air strikes.Three Israeli civilians were killed by a rocket fired from the enclave on Thursday.

The UN health agency appealed for $10 million from donors to meet the need for drugs and supplies over the next three months.

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