Israel fires interceptor rockets from Iron Dome

Israeli soldiers and locals watch as an Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket today as Israel continues to bomb Palestinian militant targets in the Gaza Strip from air and sea for a fifth straight day.

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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.