Israel 'shoots down Hamas rockets fired at Tel Aviv'

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have fired two rockets at Tel Aviv that were shot down by Israel's Iron Dome air shield, Reuters reported, citing witnesses and police.

Hamas militants claimed they launched two Iranian-designed Fajr-5 rockets at Israel's commercial capital, which has come under a number of attacks since violence erupted on Wednesday.

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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.